Transportation Economics


The Transportation Economics Branch provides transportation decision makers with expert research, analysis and legislative information to ensure productive and efficient use of public resources. The branch conducts economic services such as performing benefit-cost analysis and economic impact analysis, estimating motorist value of time, and publishing a county socioeconomic forecast and an overview of transportation funding in California. These services are provided to Caltrans programs and district offices and entities such as the California State Transportation Agency, the California Transportation Commission, and external stakeholders.

Major activities of the Branch include: