Reforming Private and Public Urban Transport Pricing

This paper examines the optimal level of public transport pricing in metropolitan areas, using Stockholm and Paris as case studies. It shows that overall welfare improves if public transport prices are increased during peak hours to balance demand and fund additional services in the peak. This repor...

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Main Author: Proost, Stef
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Paris OECD Publishing 2018
Series:International Transport Forum Discussion Papers
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Collection: OECD Books and Papers - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:This paper examines the optimal level of public transport pricing in metropolitan areas, using Stockholm and Paris as case studies. It shows that overall welfare improves if public transport prices are increased during peak hours to balance demand and fund additional services in the peak. This report considers the sources of welfare improvements and compares the effect of such pricing policy on cities with and without road pricing
Physical Description:25 p