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Road pricing : lessons from London

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This paper assesses the original London Congestion Charging Scheme (LCCS) and its impacts and it simulates the proposed extension which will include most of Kensington and Chelsea. It also touches upon the political economy of the congestion charge and the increase of the charge from £5 to £8 per day. The possibility of transferring the experience to Paris, Rome and New York is also discussed., , The LCCS has had positive impacts. This was despite the considerable political influences on the ...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
SOGE
Sub department:
Transport Studies Unit
Role:
Author
Publisher:
Wiley Publisher's website
Journal:
Economic Policy Journal website
Volume:
21
Issue:
46
Pages:
264-310
Publication date:
2006-01-01
DOI:
EISSN:
1468-0327
ISSN:
0266-4658
UUID:
uuid:8e197803-d7de-46aa-93e5-d423266bd728
Local pid:
tsu:10288
Deposit date:
2014-12-09

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