Overview of Planning in MoTI (PDF)
Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure - April 2014
Planning is a diverse activity, however it is primarily focused on identifying and defining highway performance problems using appropriate criteria, and then generating and evaluating improvement options.
Guidelines on safety problem identification, problem definition, option development and option evaluation for corridor management plans and other planning studies.
Business Case Guidelines
(PDF, 41 KB)
Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure - November 2015
An overview of the ministry's approach to preparing business cases, including Capital Program Board direction on the importance of business cases, 5 key steps for preparing business cases, performance measures, and ministry contacts.
- Appendix 1 Problem Identification 2014-04-16 (PDF)
- Appendix 2 Problem Definition 2014-04-17 (PDF)
- Appendix 3 Option Development 2014-04-16 (PDF)
- Appendix 4 Option Evaluation, including Multiple Account Evaluation 2014-12-04 (PDF)
- Appendix 5 Cost Estimating and Risk Assessment 2014-04-16 (PDF)
- Appendix 6 Performance Measures 2015-11-18 (PDF)
Sample Business Cases
Guidelines on preparing project cost estimates for capital and rehabilitation projects, including estimating principles, framework for submission, classification of estimates, estimating methods and several Cost Estimating Tools in the form of spreadsheets, have been compiled to assist cost estimators in developing and documenting their cost estimates for Ministry projects.
Guidelines for the benefit cost analysis of highway improvement projects in British Columbia. Also discusses the Transportation Investment Plan, Business Cases, and Multiple Account Evaluation providing context for benefit cost analysis.
Describes the default values that should be used for benefit cost analysis of highway improvement projects in British Columbia.
This document provides background on motor vehicle emissions, guidelines and methodologies for quantifying vehicle emissions, and 2 worked examples.