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Economics and Transport Policy

ISBN 9781138628311
Published November 13, 2018 by Routledge
402 Pages

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Book Description

This book, first published in 1975, discusses the development of transport policy in the UK against a background of economic theory. It comprises a comprehensive review of transport policy both in urban and inter-urban situations from an economic standpoint. It provides the tools for analysis of policy changes in the transport sector.

Table of Contents

1. A Statistical Introduction to the Transport Sector  2. Economic Objectives  3. The Historical Context  4. The Demand for Transport  5. Costs  6. Pricing  7. Investment  8. Administration and Finance of Roads  9. Inter-Urban Road Investment  10. Urban Transport Management  11. Urban Transport Investment  12. The Railways  13. Road Haulage  14. Road Passenger Transport  15. Air Transport  16. Transport Policy in the EEC  17. Transport Policy in the Seventies: A Synoptic View

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