THE ROLE OF DRIVER INFORMATION AND CONGESTION PRICING SYSTEMS. IN: BEHAVIORAL AND NETWORK IMPACTS OF DRIVER INFORMATION SYSTEMS

The stated goal of most (if not all) Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) programs is to improve the transportation system. This, of course, implies that some aspects of the existing system are not working as well as they could. while this is not doubt the case, not enough attention has been given to carefully defining what is broken or to identifying the appropriate fixes. The purpose of this article is to explore what kinds of problems (e.g. externalities and incomplete information) congestion pricing and driver information systems can fix, and to explore the appropriateness of each in a variety of different circumstances. To simplify the discussion, we will focus primarily on the efficiency of these systems, ignoring equity, fairness, and other possible objectives. The paper concludes with a discussion on the kinds of reattach that are needed to understand how the roles of congestion pricing and driver information systems should change in the presence of stochasticity and heterogeneity.

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    Ashgate Publishing Company

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  • Authors:
    • Bernstein, D
    • El Sanhouri, I
  • Publication Date: 1999

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  • English

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  • Accession Number: 00794245
  • Record Type: Publication
  • ISBN: 1840145064
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jun 28 2000 12:00AM