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ITS7: Cost-benefit analyses of ITS services

Learn the main concepts for carrying out a cost-benefit analysis for the deployment of C-ITS services.

About this course

This course will provide an overview of cost-benefit analysis (CBA) in transport projects, focussing particularly on the deployment of C-ITS services. You will become acquainted with all the factors needed to generate and evaluate the costs and benefits ratio of a deployment scenario. You will learn key terminology associated with CBA and review case studies that will help with a better understanding of the advantages and limitations of CBA.

Four main topics will be tackled in this course:

  • Definition of the costs and benefits of C-ITS
  • Financing of C-ITS services
  • Identification of the costs for instalment, operation and maintenance of C-ITS services
  • Building of C-ITS on existing investments

You’ll learn

  • What is CBA and how it is applied for deployment of C-ITS services
  • Various CBA approaches and how it is calculated
  • The limitations of CBA
  • Investments and risks linked to CBA

Meet the instructor

Oleh Shchuryk

Oleh Shchuryk


Oleh Shchuryk is Manager of Research and Innovation at IRU Projects, Brussels office. He is responsible for supporting IRU in several EU funded projects. His research area covers data collection and analysis on deployment of Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS) and Cooperative Intelligent Transport Systems (C-ITS) services. Oleh holds a PhD degree and several MAs from KU Leuven as well as a Certificate in Automobile Logistics Management. He is a lecturer at the ECG Academy where he gives a course on ‘Finished Vehicle Logistics by Rail in Europe.’ He is also involved in preparation of training programmes for transport operators on deployment of ITS and C-ITS services. Oleh has authored several publications related to logistics in transport.

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This course was developed by the CAPITAL project, which received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 724106.