Road Congestion Pricing: When is it a Good Policy?

Road Congestion Pricing: When is it a Good Policy?

This paper makes use of a model to investigate two objections to road congestion pricing: it may be inequitable and it generates perverse incentives for governments. The paper investigates how different congestion delay functions and different mixes of traffic affect these objections. The first is sensitive to these features; the second is more pervasive.

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