Transport and Information Systems

Transport and Information Systems

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The subjects of transport and information systems have long been closely linked because they are both complements and substitutes for each other and thus offer potential for more efficient and productive traffic demand management. This important new collection examines the substitution and complementarity hypotheses as well as the impact of new information technology on transport and the increasing adoption of information technology in transportation systems. the volume is organised into five sections. Part I offers a history and overview of the subject, while part II examines the welfare implications of information provision for traffic demand management. Part III discusses the network analysis of intelligent transportation systems and part IV investigates the spatial impacts of information technology and telecommuting. Finally part V looks in detail at case studies.From manual to electronic road congestion pricing 105 implemented by using funds from user charges (the benefit principle). ... works out to SJ39 million/ 5 years/ 642000 vehicles = SSI 2 per vehicle per year, insignificant considering the fact that the road tax on a subcompact Mazda 323 is SS1440 a year. ... McCarthy, P. S. and Tay, R. (1993) Pricing road congestion: Recent evidence from Singapore.

Title:Transport and Information Systems
Author:Roger Stough
Publisher:Edward Elgar Publishing - 2003


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