International Benchmarks for Performance Comparison of Infrastructure



International Benchmarks for Performance Comparison of Infrastructure

Authors

PERRELS A, VATT, Finland, BRUINSMA F, Free University of Amsterdam, HILBERS H and RASPE O, TNO Inro, The Netherlands

Description

In this paper the development of a system of benchmarks of international performance indicators for infrastructure networks at the regional level in Northwestern Europe is discusse~ln Section 2 the programme and the study design are explained. Subsequentl

Abstract

In this paper the development of a system of benchmarks of international performance indicators for infrastructure networks at the regional level in Northwestern Europe is discusse~ln Section 2 the programme and the study design are explained. Subsequently, in Sections 3, 4 and 5 some main findings are presented. Section 6 concludes with a discussion of the implications for the ongoing debate on the function and significance of infrastructure for economic development. In the discussion of the concept and the results of the study the focus is on passenger transport. The benchmark system contains also performance indicators for goods transport.

Publisher

Association for European Transport