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De Jong, M. (author)
Major transport infrastructure projects have a calamitous history of cost overruns, delays, and overestimated travel demand forecasts. Costs and construction periods for major transport infrastructure projects are frequently underestimated, and benefits overestimated. This leads to suboptimal prosperity, decreased faith in governments and...
conference paper 2009
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De Jong, M. (author)
Development of high-speed train station areas can provide an economic impulse to a city. The station area around Lille Europe, Euralille, is probably the project that is most often put forward as an example thereof. In reality the station area is not the success many people consider it to be, au contraire. The offices are rented out for a...
conference paper 2009