Finance, Pricing, Economics, and Equity Issues, 2012
TRB’s Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, No. 2297 consists of 21 papers that examine transportation finance, pricing, economics, and equity issues. Specific topics include a marginal-cost vehicle mileage fee; equity of fees for vehicle miles; relationships between vehicle miles and economic activity; equity effects of congestion pricing; impact fee effects on urban form and congestion; willingness to pay for high-occupancy toll lanes; traveler pay for managed-lane travel; managed arterials; impact of peak and off-peak tolls; risk allocation in toll highway concessions; valuing public-sector revenue risk exposure in transportation public-private partnerships; risk measurement for pay-as-you-drive automobile insurance; and benefit-cost analysis of information technology tools for program management.
In addition, this issue of the TRR examines generating revenue to fund public-private partnerships for urban freeway reconstruction; local initiative, decentralized control, and independent financing of the Chicago Skyway; nonpublic funding options for interstate safety rest areas; price adjustments in unit-cost construction contracts; models to assess impact of infrastructure investment; relationships between transportation access and connectivity to local economic outcomes; road investment effects on economic output and induced travel demand; and the impact of regulation and network topology on roadway privatization.
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