Jaensirisak, S., Wardman, M. and May, A.D. (2005) Explaining variations in public acceptability of road pricing schemes. Journal of Transport Economics and Policy, 39 (2). pp. 127-153. ISSN 0022-5258Full text available as:
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The literature on acceptability of road pricing schemes is reviewed, and a number of limitations of that research are identified. In particular, little evidence is found of the differences between users and non-users and the effects of scheme design and level of charge. A stated preference survey was conducted in two UK cities to provide evidence on these issues. Charging was found to be more acceptable to non-users, those who perceived pollution and congestion to be very serious, those who considered current conditions unacceptable, and those who judged road pricing to be effective. It proved possible to identify design combinations, for both cities, which would be voted for by a majority.
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|Institution:||The University of Leeds|
|Academic Units:||The University of Leeds > Faculty of Environment (Leeds) > Institute for Transport Studies (Leeds)|
|Depositing User:||Adrian May|
|Date Deposited:||01 Aug 2007|
|Last Modified:||20 Jul 2014 13:17|
|Publisher:||Journal of Transport Economics and Policy|