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Impacts of Travel Cost on Taxi Transport Demand and its Policy Alternatives

  • Xuejiao Wu
  • Jing Li
Conference paper


With the development of China’s economy, the trip volume of urban taxi and traveling demands rise rapidly. In this paper, based on the taxi price adjustment of Beijing, from the perspective of economic behavior choice of pedestrians, through the cost-demand equilibrium and the break-even analyze the travel cost on taxi. The analysis shows that the adjustments of the taxi price related factors have different influence on the taxi traffic demand. Thus it puts forward the targeted taxi traffic demand management policy recommendations.


Travel cost Taxi road haul TDM Policy alternative 



This paper is supported by the National Natural Science Foundation (No. 71103014).


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of Economics and ManagementBeijing Jiaotong UniversityBeijingChina

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