Productivity metrics

At a glance

  • Productivity metrics have been developed to complement conventional CBA.
  • They provide a valuable focus on the productivity impact of transport initiatives.
  • However, they omit benefits not directly related to productivity (e.g. benefits of improved private travel) that are included in conventional CBA and are important to society.
  • Guidance is provided for practitioners on the use of productivity metric tools and their potential application in option selection, prioritisation of initiatives and business cases.