Relevant features: energy and environmental policy analysis, policy research, triple-bottom-line benefit-cost analysis, transportation finance, sustainability
Los Angeles Streetcar, Inc., LA Streetcar Project Cost-Benefit Analysis and Economic Impact Assessment to Support Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) Grant Application, Los Angeles, CA. As a member of HDR consultants team, Dr. Amiri led the model development effort for a triple-bottom-line benefit-cost analysis for the LA Streetcar Project in support of TIGER III grant application. Quantified benefits included user travel time benefits, greenhouse gas reduction benefits, air quality benefits, safety benefits, pavement maintenance benefits, and transit-oriented development benefits. She also conducted an economic impact assessment to estimate employment and income impacts of this project.
Relevant features: triple-bottom-line benefit-cost analysis, economic impact assessment, grant application support
Sustainable Return on Investment Framework Development and Implementation for Air Force Center for Engineering and the Environment, Air Force Center for Engineering and the Environment, Texas.As a member of HDR| Decision Economics consultants team, Dr. Amiri contributed to the development of a tool to be used by all bases across the nation to conduct life-cycle cost assessments of, and prioritize among, capital projects that improve energy intensity, reduce potable water consumption, and increase non-hazardous solid waste diversion. The tool provides life-cycle economic analysis as well as financial and sustainability-return-on-investment metrics.
Relevant features: return on investment studies, alternative analysis, sustainability