This book provides an international perspective on improving information to support transportation decision making.
RAND has contributed more to thinking about how to deal with the longer-range future than any other organization. The methodological work at RAND started in the late 1950s and 1960s with the developments of the Delphi method and scenario analysis. This work continued sporadically through the 1970s and 1980s—and since the 1990s—computational technology has enabled new futures methodologies such as Robust Decision Making and Scenario Discovery.
RAND is again leading the way in putting these methods to use in dealing with the challenges of the future. Below is a list of publications that exemplifies RAND's work on Robust Decision Making methodology and applications.
A RAND project team developed a computer-based decision-support tool, called the CPRA Planning Tool. This article provides a summary of the Planning Tool and its application in supporting the development of Louisiana's Master Plan.