PUBLIC TRANSPORT TARIFFS AND TARIFF POLICIES

TARIFFE DEL TRASPORTO PUBBLICO E POLIICA DELLE TARIFFE

This article briefly reviews public transport tariff policies in various large urban areas in Europe and the USA, and supports the criterion that a journey in any direction by any mode or combination thereof should be made on a single ticket or payment, and that public transport tariffs should be calculated on this basis. The author does not support the view that tariff policies will succeed in transferring traffic from private to public transport. It is argued that the price of the journey is not the most important factor affecting transport demand; more important is the quality of service which public transport offers. (TRRL) discussed with the aid of thin section photomicrographs of the rock targets after testing.(a)

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    Casa Editrice la fiaccola

    Via Carlo Ravizza 62
    Milano,   Italy 
  • Authors:
    • Torjussen, F S
  • Publication Date: 1980-3

Language

  • Italian

Media Info

  • Pagination: p. 231-234
  • Serial:
    • Vie e Transporti
    • Volume: 49
    • Issue Number: 464
    • Publisher: Casa Editrice la fiaccola
    • ISSN: 0043-1648

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00319537
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Transport Research Laboratory
  • Files: ITRD, TRIS
  • Created Date: Feb 6 1981 12:00AM