This guidebook contains specific and practical to implement guidance for state DOTs on how to best manage the costs of transportation projects. Controlling costs is essential for any agency and this guidebook contains a toolbox of strategies for agencies to use. The tools include strategies and methods to meet cost-estimations. This guide is of obvious use to anyone who is responsible for managing costs or expenses at any transit agency during the planning, preconstruction, or execution of transit projects.
External link: http://onlinepubs.trb.org/onlinepubs/nchrp/nchrp_rpt_658.pdf