Road Transport Pricing: Motivation, Objectives and Design from an Economic Perspective

This chapter provides a basic introduction to the economic theory of road pricing. Introducing concepts and terminology, this chapter serves as a lead-in to the rest of the chapters in the book. Moreover, the author reviews the possible objectives of road pricing, and indicates that the optimal design of road-pricing schemes depend on the objectives set by the relevant authorities.

Language

  • English

Media Info

  • Media Type: Print
  • Features: Figures; References; Tables;
  • Pagination: pp 6-26
  • Monograph Title: Pricing in Road Transport. A Multi-Disciplinary Perspective

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01109786
  • Record Type: Publication
  • ISBN: 9781845428600
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Aug 21 2008 1:33PM