THE ECONOMIC APPLICATIONS OF THE DISTRIBUTION OF TRAFFIC VOLUMES

A METHOD FOR ESTIMATING COSTS AND BENEFITS TO COMMUTERS, OVER A PERIOD OF TIME, IS DEVELOPED. THE VARIATION OF TRAFFIC VOLUMES OVER A PERIOD OF TIME IS CONSIDERED. THE COST STRUCTURE OF A TRANSPORT MODE IS TAKEN AS A FUNCTION OF THE VOLUME OF TRAFFIC ON THAT MODE. THE DISTRIBUTION OF TRAFFIC VOLUMES IS USED TO MEASURE THE COSTS AND BENEFITS TO THE USER AND THE STATE OVER A YEAR. COMMUTERS ARE DIVIDED INTO DIFFERENT SOCIAL CLASSES ACCORDING TO THE VALUE THEY PLACE ON THE ATTRIBUTES OF THE DIFFERENT TRANSPORT MODES. THE METHOD IS USED TO EVALUATE DIFFERENT ROAD PRICING SCHEMES, AND FINALLY THE ROAD SYSTEM IS EXAMINED AS A PUBLIC UTILITY AND AS A PUBLIC ENTERPRISE. /AUTHOR/

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    • Vol 4, No 4, PP 365-382
  • Authors:
    • Vaughan, R J
  • Publication Date: 1970-11

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  • Accession Number: 00201953
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: May 10 1971 12:00AM