This book applies economic principles to all forms of transport. The theoretical content is supported with considerable empirical evidence. Sections are provided on: a) movement, transport and location; b) demand; c) direct costs; e) indirect costs such as congestion and pollution; and f) pricing transport services. Methods to contain the external costs are presented and discussed, as are investment criteria. Other topics covered include a) transport planning and forecasting; b) the effects of transport upon economic development and c) regulation.

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    Edward Elgar Publishing Limited

    Gower House, Croft Road, Aldershot
    Hants GU11 3HR,   England 
  • Authors:
    • BUTTON, K J
  • Publication Date: 1993


  • English

Media Info

  • Features: References;
  • Pagination: 269 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00676206
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Transport Research Laboratory
  • ISBN: 1-86278-523-3
  • Files: ITRD, ATRI
  • Created Date: Apr 12 1995 12:00AM