AN ANALYSIS OF URBAN MASS TRANSIT SUBSIDIES

The paper analyzes possible rationales for public subsidies to transit firms and discusses the validity of each argument. An abstract model relating subsidy formulas to social goals is developed and used to analyze cost subsidies such as capital grants. Estimates of the cost of several subsidy formulas are also presented. (Author)

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    Institute for Defense Analyses

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  • Authors:
    • Peskin, H M
  • Publication Date: 1973-1

Media Info

  • Pagination: 60 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00046274
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Report/Paper Numbers: IDA/HQ-71-12831
  • Contract Numbers: DOT-OS-10017
  • Files: NTIS, TRIS
  • Created Date: Jul 31 1981 12:00AM