Equity and Congestion Pricing: A Review of the Evidence
May 21, 2009
This study evaluates the traffic and revenue impacts of moving from a fixed toll rate on the 183A Turnpike in Texas to a toll structure that varies by time of day. RAND administered a stated preference survey and developed discrete choice models to understand how motorists are likely to respond to alternative tolling arrangements. Shifting to time-of-day tolling is not likely to reduce congestion downstream in the transportation network.
Case Study of 183A in Austin, Texas
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Modeling Motorists' Responses to Toll Changes
Modifying 183A Tolls
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