In the August 2014 issue of ITE JournalJeffrey Tumlin, Eric Dumbaugh, and Wesley Marshall explore the error of assuming transportation performance measures are objective. They are not. The authors assert “we should be aware of how our performance measures relate to the values and desires of the public which we serve. If there is a substantive disconnect between the recommendations that emerge from our performance measures and the projects sought by our stakeholders, then we are using the wrong performance measures.”

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