Road Pricing, Traffic Congestion and the Environment: Issues of Efficiency and Social Feasibility

Road Pricing, Traffic Congestion and the Environment: Issues of Efficiency and Social Feasibility

by Kenneth John Button
     
 

ISBN-10: 1858983657

ISBN-13: 9781858983653

Pub. Date: 01/01/1998

Publisher: Elgar, Edward Publishing, Inc.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781858983653
Publisher:
Elgar, Edward Publishing, Inc.
Publication date:
01/01/1998
Pages:
336
Product dimensions:
6.12(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)
Lexile:
1530L (what's this?)

Table of Contents

List of figures
List of tables
List of contributors
Preface
Pt. ITheory and Practice Before and After Pigou
1Introduction3
2Road pricing in practice14
3Congestion pricing and road investment39
4Recent developments in the bottleneck model79
Pt. IIEfficiency Aspects and Second-Best Policies
5Road pricing and the alternatives for controlling road traffic congestion113
6Variabilization of car taxes and externalities136
7What is the scope for environmental road pricing?150
8Urban transport externalities and Pigouvian taxes: a network approach171
9The economics of information and pricing in transport networks with stochastic congestion190
Pt. IIIPolitical and Social Feasibility
10Road pricing for congestion management: the transition from theory to policy213
11The equity impacts of road congestion pricing247
12Urban road pricing: public acceptability and barriers to implementation263
13Social feasibility of policies to reduce externalities in transport285
Index309

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