This podcast is for transportation planners and enthusiasts who want to learn PRACTICAL SOLUTIONS to modern day transportation challenges. Learn step-by-step how to plan for new and emerging technologies, increasing e-commerce, resiliency, micromobility, and equity, just to name a few. Co-hosts, Keli Kemp and Kirsten Mote, are certified transportation planners, national experts, and thought leaders at Modern Mobility Partners, a female and minority-owned transportation planning and engineering consulting firm in Atlanta, GA. For more information, visit www.modernmobilitypartners.com.
Thursday Apr 20, 2023
Thursday Apr 20, 2023
Episode Summary: Listen to national experts and certified planners, Keli Kemp and Kirsten Mote, along with guest speaker Jing Xu, all with Modern Mobility Partners, talk about what five other ways to evaluate user and non-user benefits of investing in transportation. This episode builds off Episode 10 on how to conduct a benefit-cost analysis for transportation project. Listeners will learn the following in Episode 16:
- An explanation of user benefits and non-user benefits, direct and indirect benefits of transportation projects
- Five other ways to demonstrate user and non-user benefits that beyond the benefits often calculated in the Benefit-Cost analysis
- Property value increase
- Business of commerce growth
- New jobs created
- Increased tourism
- Quality of life benefits
- AASHTO Benefits of Transportation https://benefits.transportation.org/
- Guidelines for Analysis of Investments in Bicycle Facilities
- Atlanta Beltline Southside Trail project awarded a RAISE grant in 2021
- Saad AlQuhtani and Ardeshir Anjomani (2019), “Do Rail Transit Stations Affect Housing Value Changes? The Dallas Fort-Worth Metropolitan Area Case and Implications,” Journal of Transport Geography, Vol. 79, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jtrangeo.2019.102463
- Helena Bohman and Désirée Nilsson (2016), “The Impact of Regional Commuter Trains on Property Values: Price Segments and Income,” Journal of Transport Geography, Vol. 56, pp. 102-109 (http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jtrangeo.2016.09.003); at sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0966692316300151
- CNT (2019), The New Real Estate Mantra: Location Near Public Transportation, American Public Transportation Association (www.apta.com) and the National Association of Realtors (www.nar.realtor); at https://bit.ly/2WlybFL
- Keli Kemp, AICP, PTP has 25 years of experience in transportation planning and consulting and co-founded Modern Mobility Partners in early 2018 with Jennifer Zhan. Keli holds a M.S. degree in Urban Planning from Texas A&M University.
- Kirsten Mote, AICP has over 14 years of experience in transportation planning and is certified by MIT Media Lab’s Beyond Smart Cities program. Kirsten is an Associate Vice President and Director of Smart Mobility Planning with Modern Mobility Partners. Kirsten holds a M.S. degree in City Planning from Georgia Institute of Technology.
- Jing Xu, AICP has over 15 years of experience in transportation planning and travel demand modeling. Jing holds a M.S. in City Planning from Georgia Tech and is the Director of Technical Planning Services at Modern Mobility Partners.
Modern Mobility Partners is an Atlanta-based women and minority-owned transportation planning and traffic engineering consulting firm. Service areas include smart mobility and transportation planning, demand modeling and traffic engineering, and data analytics and visualization.
If you are interested in learning more about Modern Mobility Partners, please visit www.modernmobilitypartners.com.
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