Credibility Problem for Transit: Response to Millar

Flyvbjerg, Bent (2005) Credibility Problem for Transit: Response to Millar. Journal of the American Planning Association, 71 (4). p. 452.

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Abstract

The Summer 2005 issue of JAPA contains a letter from the President of the American Public Transportation Association, William Millar, regarding our article “How (In)accurate Are Demand Forecasts in Public Works Projects? The Case of Transportation,” printed in the Spring issue. We concluded that transit ridership forecasts are frequently and highly overestimated, including those for projects in the U.S. Millar challenges this conclusion and calls for readers to disregard our “specious article.” We will respond to Millar’s letter point by point.

Item Type: Article
Keywords: Transportation; transit systems
Subject(s): Project management
Centre: BT Centre for Major Programme Management
Date Deposited: 25 Mar 2011 11:46
Last Modified: 23 Oct 2015 14:05
URI: http://eureka.sbs.ox.ac.uk/id/eprint/727

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