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Title: Recent developments and current policy issues in road pricing in the US and Canada
Authors: Lindsey, Robin
Keywords: Road pricingCongestionEarmarkingUS Highway Trust FundFuel taxes
Issue Date: 2005
Publisher: EUT Edizioni Università di Trieste
Source: Robin Lindsey, "Recent developments and current policy issues in road pricing in the US and Canada", in: European Transport / Trasporti Europei, XI (2005) 31, pp. 46-66.
Series/Report no.: European Transport / Trasporti Europei
XI (2005) 31
Abstract: The United States and Canada lag Europe and Singapore in implementing road pricing on a large scale. But the two countries have shown interest in tolling roads as a way to curb congestion and to generate revenues. The US is funding congestion pricing demonstration projects through its Value Pricing Pilot Program, and Canada has examined new ways to charge for road use and to finance road construction and maintenance. This paper reviews the current state of road pricing and funding in the two countries. The prospects for extensive road pricing appear to be brighter in the US than in Canada.
ISSN: 1825-3997
Appears in Collections:European Transport / Trasporti Europei (2005) 31/XI

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