Incorporating Economic Considerations in the Preparation of Environmental Impact Statements: A Suggested Approach

Report No: 73-R49

Published in 1974

About the report:

The purpose of the research was two-fold: (1) to provide persons in the Department who prepared impact statements a guide to the effects that highway improvements had on the economic activity of an area, and (2) to place in proper perspective the use of user and nonuser impacts as measures of the costs and benefits of highways.

Disclaimer Statement:The contents of this report reflect the views of the author(s), who is responsible for the facts and the accuracy of the data presented herein. The contents do not necessarily reflect the official views or policies of the Virginia Department of Transportation, the Commonwealth Transportation Board, or the Federal Highway Administration. This report does not constitute a standard, specification, or regulation. Any inclusion of manufacturer names, trade names, or trademarks is for identification purposes only and is not to be considered an endorsement.


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Gary R. Allen, Ph.D.

Last updated: February 6, 2024

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