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The Full Costs and Benefits of Transportation

Contributions to Theory, Method and Measurement

  • David L. Greene
  • Donald W. Jones
  • Mark A. Delucchi

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-VIII
  2. Douglass B. Lee
    Pages 113-148
  3. Ted R. Miller
    Pages 281-314
  4. David Anderson, Herbert Mohring
    Pages 315-336
  5. Alan J. Krupnick, Robert D. Rowe, Carolyn M. Lang
    Pages 337-369
  6. T. R. Lakshmanan, Peter Nijkamp, Erik Verhoef
    Pages 387-406
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 405-406

About these proceedings

Introduction

Modern transportation systems have pervasive and far-reaching effects on society and the environment. Mobility and other benefits of modern transportation arrive with many, serious undesired consequences:deaths and injuries in transport accidents, pollution of air,water and groundwater,noise congestion, greenhouse gas emissions etc. Governments and markets both play critical roles in providing infrastructure and operating and policing transportation systems. As world transport systems expand and become increasingly motorized, the transportation community is searching for transportation systems that are both efficient and sustainable.In this book leading international researchers explore the issues and concepts and define the state of knowledge concerning transportation's full costs and benefits.

Keywords

Air pollution Automobil Externe Effekte Greenhouse Gas Greenhouse Gas Emissions Kosten-Nutzen Motor Soziale Gleichheit Theorie Transport Verkehrsökonomie accident cost/benefit externalities social equity

Editors and affiliations

  • David L. Greene
    • 1
  • Donald W. Jones
    • 2
  • Mark A. Delucchi
    • 3
  1. 1.Oak Ridge National LaboratoryOak RidgeUSA
  2. 2.Oak Ridge National LaboratoryOak RidgeUSA
  3. 3.Institute of Transportation StudiesUniversity of California, DavisDavisUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-59064-1
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin · Heidelberg 1997
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-3-540-63123-1
  • Online ISBN 978-3-642-59064-1
  • Buy this book on publisher's site
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