TECHNICAL METHODS FOR ROAD PRICING

TEKNISKA METODER FOR AVGIFTSUTTAG I VAGTRAFIKEN

THIS REPORT COMPRISES A REVIEW OF VARIOUS TECHNICAL METHODS FOR ROAD PRICING AND A MORE DETAILED PRESENTATION OF A ROAD PRICING METHOD BASED ON CONTINOUS MEASUREMENT OF DRIVING-TIME AND DISTANCE. THE GENERAL PRINCIPLES FOR ROAD PRICING ARE OUTLINED AND THE ENGLISH ROAD-PRICING THEORY AND DIRECT METHODS FOR CHARGING (ON-VEHICLE AND OFF-VEHICLE METHODS) ARE STUDIED. THE METHODS DEVELOPED IN ENGLAND COULD BE USED ONLY FOR CHARGING OF TRAFFIC CONGESTION AND PARKING. THE METHOD PRESENTED BY THE AUTHORS IN THIS REPORT, BASED ON THE DISTANCE-TIME RELATION, COULD BE USED ALSO FOR OTHER TRAFFIC FEES E.G. A ROAD DISTANCE FEE DEPENDING ON VEHICLE TYPE AND LOAD, A FEE DEPENDING ON THE SPEED AND FOR EXCEEDING SPEED LIMITS. THIS METHOD IS AN ON-VEHICLE METHOD I.E. THE COUNTING IS CARRIED OUT IN A METER ON THE VEHICLE, RECEIVING SIGNALS FROM A LOOP BURIED IN THE ROAD SURFACE AT CERTAIN PRICING POINTS. A METER FOR ROAD PRICING ACCORDING TO THE DISTANCE-TIME METHOD IS EXEMPLIFIED IN THE REPORT. AN IDEAL COST FUNCTION APPLICABLE ON THIS METHOD IS DERIVED. THIS FUNCTION IS MODIFIED TO A PRACTICAL COST FUNCTION WHICH WAS USED WHEN TESTING THE METHOD IN THE STOCKHOLM TRAFFIC. A SERIES OF TEST RESULTS ARE ALSO INCLUDED.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Swedish National Road and Traffic Research Institute

    Drottning Kristinas Vaeg 25
    S-11428 Stockholm,   Sweden 
  • Authors:
    • Edholm, S
    • Kolsrud, B
  • Publication Date: 1972

Language

  • Swedish

Media Info

  • Features: Figures; Tables;
  • Pagination: 91 p.
  • Serial:
    • Issue Number: 7

Subject/Index Terms

Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00265540
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Society of Automotive Engineers
  • Report/Paper Numbers: R&D Rept.
  • Files: ITRD, TRIS
  • Created Date: Feb 11 1975 12:00AM