Traffic Accidents and Optimum Congestion Charges


Traffic Congestion and Accidents(26 page pdf, Andrea Schrage, University of Regensburg Working Papers in Business, Economics and Management Information Systems, Nov.9, 2006)
Congestion Pricing Equilibrium

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The report reviewed today looks at the calculation of optimum congestion charging with the cost of accidents included in that calculation. To do that the author considered the timing of the accident (earlier or later during the daily rush hour) and how an accident could be factored into the modelling needed to estimate an optimum pricing.

To see Key Quotes and Links to key reports about this post, click HERE

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