AN INTEGRATED FARES POLICY FOR TRANSPORT IN LONDON

A common but disputed justification of public transport subsidy is that lower fares will encourage transfer from private vehicles, alleviating the congestion externality. A quantitative method is developed to judge the validity of this "second best pricing" argument and it is applied to the best available evidence on peak and off-peak bus, rail and private car models in Greater London.

  • Availability:
  • Corporate Authors:

    North Holland Publishing Company

    Box 211
    1000 AE Amsterdam,   Netherlands 
  • Authors:
    • Glaister, S
    • Lewis, D
  • Publication Date: 1978-6

Media Info

  • Features: References;
  • Pagination: p. 341-355
  • Serial:

Subject/Index Terms

Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00182600
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: TRANSPORTATION
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Oct 12 1981 12:00AM