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Road pricing : technologies, economics and acceptability

Author: John Walker
Publisher: London, United Kingdom : The Institution of Engineering and Technology, 2018. ©2018
Series: IET transportation series, 8.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Road pricing is increasingly being implemented around the world to combat congestion, curb carbon emissions, compensate for falling revenues from fuel duty, improve the efficiency of the existing transport infrastructure, and fund new transport projects. This book outlines some of the economic theory behind these schemes.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Road pricing.
London, United Kingdom : The Institution of Engineering and Technology, 2018
(OCoLC)1004096501
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John Walker
ISBN: 9781785612060 1785612069 9781523115372 1523115378
OCLC Number: 1032673405
Description: 1 online resource (xxxv, 608 pages) : illustrations, maps, charts
Contents: Chapter 1: Introduction to road pricingChapter 2: The Smeed Report at 50: will road pricing always be 10 years away?Chapter 3: Types of road pricing, and measuring scheme cost and performanceChapter 4: We can't get there from here: ecofiscal policies to address traffic congestion in Canadian citiesChapter 5: The public acceptability of road pricing - a US case studyChapter 6: How road pricing was implemented in Singapore, and planned technology augmentationsChapter 7: Communication and governance challenges in Greater Manchester's 'congestion charge' referendumChapter 8: Case studies of communication and consultation strategies for road pricing schemesChapter 9: Road pricing standardisationChapter 10: The European Electronic Toll Service - EETS - and the REETS projectChapter 11: Standardisation and implementation of ANPR - a practical guideChapter 12: Engineering interoperability in the US: video tolling and multiprotocol tags and readersChapter 13: London Congestion Charging - a personal accountChapter 14: The Swedish congestion charges - lessons learntChapter 15: Moving from conventional tolling installations to open road tollingChapter 16: GNSS-based tolling: standards and implementationsChapter 17: HU-GO: the Hungarian distance-based electronic toll systemChapter 18: West Coast distance charge programs: an open market as the gateway to implementation in the United StatesChapter 19: Four years of Milan's road charge: effectiveness, acceptability and impactsChapter 20: Optimising use - using incentives to address traffic congestionChapter 21: Summary and future prospects for road pricing: open research areas, future work and conclusionsChapter 22: AfterwordAppendix A: Glossary of acronyms and technical termsAppendix B: References and further reading
Series Title: IET transportation series, 8.
Responsibility: edited by John Walker.

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