Study on Ticket Pricing-System for Urban Rail Transit (URT) Projects in China

  • Guanguan Hua
Conference paper
Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 208)


Aimed to identify an appropriate ticket pricing-system for URT project in China, in this thesis I analyzed several economic characters which can influence pricing system itself and then detailed analyzed four possible pricing systems, respectively from view of cost, competitive market, marginal profit, and social comprehensive benefit. At the end, the conclusion is given that pricing system based upon social comprehensive benefit is reasonable, to ensure benefit of operation company and the whole society. As extension, possible concerns when applying this system in realistic were also mentioned for further thinking.


Ticket Pricing-system URT (Urban Rail Transit) Refinancing Revenue 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Guanguan Hua
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  1. 1.Dept of Construction Management and Real Estate, School of Economics and ManagementTongji UniversityShanghaiChina

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