URBAN TOLLS: DISPELLING MISUNDERSTANDING IN ORDER TO MAKE HEADWAY

The aim of this article is to clear up the misunderstandings surrounding "urban tolls", i.e. putting a tax on using existing roads. To do this, the author distinguishes between tolls for financing, tolls for regulation and tolls for guidance. He recommends a global approach integrating all three types of toll. The article also analyzes the optimal level of taxation as well as what is obtained in return and the acceptance of tolls by the public.

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  • English

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  • Accession Number: 00728698
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Nov 22 1996 12:00AM