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1.253 Transportation Policy & Environmental Limits Lecture 5 Pricing for Change: Is Pricing a Policy Alternative or Political Suicide?
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Regulating the Driver Fuel prices Transportation demand management measures, HOV lanes, restricted use, etc. • Employer incentives and disincentives Land use reforms
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Pricing What is the underlying rational for pricing as an alternative? Behavioral policy tool: (1) network sends congestion/pricing signals to users; (2) users may react as they choose.
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Definitions A transportation control measure (TCM), that offers a “ disincentive ” to driving highly used roads by imposing a fee based upon time, vehicle occupancy, location or offers a a premium “ alternative ” to congested roadways that enables the driver to reach their destination more quickly.
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Congestion Pricing Justifications Levy true cost of mobility on drivers. Divert drivers to reduce
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This note was uploaded on 12/06/2011 for the course ESD 11.380j taught by Professor Fredsalvucci during the Fall '02 term at MIT.

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