THE DESIRABILITY OF PRIVATE-SECTOR URBAN TRANSPORTATION

Investigates conditions under which it is desirable that privately provided urban transportation be permitted to enter an existing transit market; and what actions a possibly subsidized (public) transit operator could take in order to maximize the benefits accruing to such entry. It points out the potential for equity problems in certain instances of entry, depending on the design of local public finance (tax) instruments. In addition, guidelines are given for the situation in which a private entrant must replace an existing public service. While such replacement is never a net benefit, it is possible, by following these broad guidelines, to minimize the attendant losses.

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  • Accession Number: 00491407
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Ministerie van Verkeer en Waterstaat
  • Files: TRIS, ATRI
  • Created Date: Feb 28 1990 12:00AM