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Multicriteria Evaluation Of Transportation Infrastructure Projects: An Application Of PROMETHEE And GAIA Methods

Price

Free (open access)

Paper DOI

10.2495/UT030591

Volume

64

Pages

10

Published

2003

Size

452.34 kb

Author(s)

K. Anagnostopoulos, M. Giannopoulou & Y. Roukounis

Abstract

Multicriteria evaluation of transportation infrastructure projects: an application of PROMETHEE and GAIA methods K. Anagnostopoulos, M. Giannopoulou & Y. Roukounis Department of Civil Engineering, Democritus University of Thrace, Greece Abstract In this paper the PROMETHEE methods and the GAIA visual modeling technique are used in order to evaluate priorities for twenty land transportation infrastructure projects provided with the highest budget in the Eastern Macedonia and Thrace Region. This evaluation is in accordance with the region's development objectives as they determined by the Regional Operation Programme 2000-2006 and the 3rd Community Support Framework. They are related to three areas - completion of road network, road improvements, intramunicipality infrastructures- and eighteen benefit and cost subcriteria, grouped into economic, environmental and social criteria categories, are used for the evaluation. 1 Introduction The resulting development from the uncoordinated constructio

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