WHICH CONSUMERS BENEFIT FROM CONGESTION TOLLS?

When considering a consumer who can choose to travel on a congestible fast mode or on a congestible slow mode, users who most value time will use the fast mode. A toll on the slow mode can induce some people who initially use that mode to switch to the faster mode. A toll on the slow mode with revenue not returned to users than necessarily reduces the welfare of all users. A toll on the fast mode may raise aggregate consumer surplus.

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  • Accession Number: 00791416
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS, ATRI
  • Created Date: Apr 19 2000 12:00AM