ITF Round Tables Stimulating Low Carbon Vehicle Technologies

If consumer demand for fuel efficiency is one important ingredient in this decision, it is definitely not the only one. Firms will take into account where on this frontier profit margins are highest. As a result, their responses to fuel ...

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Author: International Transport Forum

Publisher: OECD Publishing

ISBN: 9789282102978

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Page: 164

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This report reviews the rationale and measures for government intervention to improve fuel economy and reduce CO2 emissions from new vehicles.

ITF Round Tables Improving the Practice of Transport Project Appraisal

27, No. 6. Nellthorp, J. and P.J. Mackie (2000), The UK Roads Review: a hedonic model of decision making, Transport Policy, Vol. 7, No. 2. ... Series ITFRound Table 148. IMPROVING THE PRACTICE OF TRANSPORT PROJECT APPRAISAL ...

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Author: International Transport Forum

Publisher: OECD Publishing

ISBN: 9789282103081

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Page: 112

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This report examines the extent to which shortcomings in cost-benefit analysis for tranport projects can be addressed, focusing on equity and distributional impacts, agglomeration benefits and external costs. It also shows how best to present guidance on project selection to decision makers.

ITF Round Tables Competitive Interaction between Airports Airlines and High Speed Rail

Oslo Gardermoen – Flytoget Oslo Gardermoen Airport was opened in October 1998, to serve as a replacement for Fornebu, which was operating at capacity and could not be expanded further due to its suburban location.

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Author: International Transport Forum

Publisher: OECD Publishing

ISBN: 9789282102466

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Page: 210

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This round table proceedings examines whether and how airports should be regulated to contain market power. It determines which approaches are likely to work best and also assesses strategies for managing greenhouse gas emissions including the alternative of high-speed rail.

ITF Round Tables Better Regulation of Public Private Partnerships for Transport Infrastructure

Although the intention was that subsidies would decline to £0.9 billion by 2003, that had still not been achieved by 2009. The 25 franchises were awarded to just 11 companies, a number that has since halved as companies have merged, ...

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Author: International Transport Forum

Publisher: OECD Publishing

ISBN: 9789282103951

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Page: 228

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The report examines the nature of risks and uncertainty associated with different types of public-private partnership projects and the practical consequences of transferring risks to private partners.

ITF Round Tables Long run Trends in Car Use

These devices enable the traveller to respond very quickly to activities or events which he/she would otherwise not have noticed. The total transport system ... 148. – NEW DRIVING FORCES IN MOBILITY: WHAT MOVES THE DUTCH IN 2012 AND BEYOND?

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Author: International Transport Forum

Publisher: OECD Publishing

ISBN: 9789282105931

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Page: 160

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The growth of car use in several advanced economies has slowed down, stopped, or turned negative. This report summarizes insights into the drivers of change in car use.

ITF Round Tables The Economics of Investment in High Speed Rail

Accordingly, a large number of conventional trains have to be kept running on the existing lines (Table 5.13). ... Obviously, when a more complete network is open, and if there were not such a pronounced difference in fares, ...

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Author: International Transport Forum

Publisher: OECD Publishing

ISBN: 9789282107751

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Page: 180

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This report examines the key factors that drive the costs of high-speed rail investment and reviews the economic benefits delivered by high-speed rail services on the basis of experience in countries that have developed large high-speed rail networks.

ITF Round Tables Implementing Congestion Charges

The cost for the seven month trial period included items not related to the congestion charging system per se, ... (2006), to have cost only 208 million SEK to establish (using 1.23 SEK to the NOK) and 148 million SEK per year to run ...

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Author: International Transport Forum

Publisher: OECD Publishing

ISBN: 9789282102855

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Page: 152

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Recent advances in the scientific understanding of urban traffic congestion have only strengthened the already solid case for congestion charges as an element of a successful urban transport policy. This report draws lessons from attempts to introduce congestion charges.

ITF Round Tables Expanding Airport Capacity in Large Urban Areas

... Economics and Policy, Vol, VI No.1. ... A.I, Forsyth, P., D. Gillen, and H-M Niemeier (ed) Airport Slots: International Experiences and Options for Reform, Hampshire England: Ashgate Publishing Limited. pp 127-148.

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Author: International Transport Forum

Publisher: OECD Publishing

ISBN: 9789282107393

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Page: 172

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This report reviews international experience in reconciling planning and environmental constraints with demand for airport capacity and the potential benefits in terms of productivity and growth from developing international airline services.

ITF Round Tables The Cost and Effectiveness of Policies to Reduce Vehicle Emissions

... R. (1995), Transaction costs and tradable permits, Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, 29: 133-148. ... 29, No. 4. Wang, Q. (1994), Cost savings of using a marketable permit system for regulating light duty vehicle ...

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Author: International Transport Forum

Publisher: OECD Publishing

ISBN: 9789282102138

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Page: 182

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This Round Table investigates the effectiveness and costs of various mitigation options in road transport, and discusses the distribution of abatement efforts across sectors of the economy.

ITF Round Tables The Wider Economic Benefits of Transport Macro Meso and Micro Economic Transport Planning and Investment Tools

Working Paper No 3887, NBER, Cambridge Mass. Nadiri M.I. and Mamanueas T.P. (1996) Contribution of Highway Capital to Industry and National ... 148 - TRANSPORT INFRASTRUCTURE INSIDE AND ACROSS URBAN REGIONS: MODELS AND ASSESSMENT METHODS.

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Author: International Transport Forum

Publisher: OECD Publishing

ISBN: 9789282101834

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Page: 208

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This Round Table challenges the standard cost-benefit analysis of transport infrastructure investment projects on the grounds that it ignores wider economic impacts of such projects.