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Road Pricing: Theory, Empirical Assessment and Policy

  • Börje Johansson
  • Lars-Göran Mattsson

Part of the Transportation Research, Economics and Policy book series (TRES)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-vii
  2. Introduction

    1. Börje Johansson, Lars-Göran Mattsson
      Pages 1-4
  3. Theory

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 5-5
    2. Börje Johansson, Lars-Göran Mattsson
      Pages 7-33
    3. Tony E. Smith, Erik Anders Eriksson, Per Olov Lindberg
      Pages 65-87
  4. Empirical Knowledge

  5. Policy

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 141-141
    2. Phil B. Goodwin
      Pages 143-158
    3. Peter M. Jones
      Pages 159-179
    4. Gunnar Lindberg
      Pages 205-221
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 235-240

About this book

Introduction

Road pricing (tolls, etc.) as a means of generating revenue for infrastructure investment has become a major policy option in both Europe and North America. It can also be used as a policy in the management of traffic demand and flow, environmental objectives, and optimal resource allocation as regards the size of investments. Road pricing is assumed to be able to solve many problems simultaneously -- congestion control, pollution reduction, and investment financing.
This volume assembles and assesses theoretical knowledge, empirical results and experiences of actual road pricing. In addition, the impact of new information technology on future policy formulation is considered.

Keywords

Financing Information Technology (IT) Options environment evaluation information infrastructure investment management planning pollution pricing rating traffic transport

Editors and affiliations

  • Börje Johansson
    • 1
  • Lars-Göran Mattsson
    • 1
  1. 1.Royal Institute of TechnologyStockholmSweden

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-94-011-0980-2
  • Copyright Information Kluwer Academic Publishers 1995
  • Publisher Name Springer, Dordrecht
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-94-010-4424-0
  • Online ISBN 978-94-011-0980-2
  • Series Print ISSN 1572-4387
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