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The direct cost and geography of Brussels mass transport's operating delays

Abstract:

Automobile traffic causes a decrease in the surface mass transport’s effectiveness in Brussels as in other cities. In economic terms, this corresponds to lower returns and productivity for the operator. This article documents economically– in terms of direct costs – and geographically how road traffic slows down the region’s urban buses and trams. Such a computation appears to be unprecedented, although it offers a different way to state the problem of financing public transport and of analys...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Social Sciences Division - Centre for the Environment - Transport Studies Unit
Yves Fourneau More by this author
Publisher:
Brussels Studies Publisher's website
Journal:
Brussels Studies Journal website
Volume:
7
Pages:
1-19
Publication date:
2007
ISSN:
2031-0293
URN:
uuid:03eec2c1-fe00-48a9-9bb9-9c8631a6b65c
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tsu:10258

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