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The Full Costs and Benefits of Transportation : Contributions to Theory, Method and Measurement - David L. Greene

The Full Costs and Benefits of Transportation

Contributions to Theory, Method and Measurement

By: David L. Greene (Editor), Donald W. Jones (Editor), Mark A. Delucchi (Editor)

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Published: 14th July 1997
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Modern transportation systems have pervasive and far-reaching effects on society and the environment. Mobility and other benefits of modern transportation arrive with many, serious undesired consequences: deaths and injuries in transport accidents, pollution of air, water and groundwater, noise congestion, greenhouse gas emissions etc. Governments and markets both play critical roles in providing infrastructure and operating and policing transportation systems. As world transport systems expand and become increasingly motorized, the transportation community is searching for transportation systems that are both efficient and sustainable.In this book leading international researchers explore the issues and concepts and define the state of knowledge concerning transportation's full costs and benefi

The Full Costs and Benefits of Transportation: Conceptual and Theoretical Issuesp. 1
The Annualized Social Cost of Motor-Vehicle Use in the U.S., Based on 1990-1991 Data: Summary of Theory, Data, Methods, and Resultsp. 27
Full Social Cost of Transportation in Europep. 69
Uses and Meanings of Full Social Cost Estimatesp. 113
Estimating Whether Transport Users Pay Their Way: The State of the Artp. 149
Externalities, Prices and Taxes: Second Best Issues in Transportationp. 173
Efficient Use and Provision of Transportation Infrastucture with Imperfect Pricing: Second Best Rulesp. 193
Benefits and External Benefits of Transport: A Spatial Viewp. 219
Behavioral Value of Travel Time Savings in Personal and Commercial Automobile Travelp. 245
Societal Costs of Transportation Crashesp. 281
Congestion Cost and Congestion Pricingp. 315
Transportation and Air Pollution: The Environmental Damagesp. 337
Employer-Paid Parking: A Nationwide Survey of Employers' Parking Subsidy Policiesp. 371
Full Benefits and Costs of Transportation: Review and Prospectsp. 387
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ISBN: 9783540631231
ISBN-10: 3540631232
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 408
Published: 14th July 1997
Publisher: Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg Gmbh & Co. Kg
Country of Publication: DE
Dimensions (cm): 24.13 x 15.88  x 2.54
Weight (kg): 0.61