Road Pricing with emphasis on Financing, Regulation and Equity

Cancún (Mexico), 11-13 April 2005

This international Seminar was organized
by PIARC Technical Committees:

  • C1.1 (Road System Economics),
  • C1.2 (Financing Road System Investment).

PROCEEDINGS OF THE SEMINAR (some texts are in Spanish)

TITLES

PRESENTATIONS

PROGRAMME AND INTRODUCTION

Programme of the Seminar

English/ Spanish

Introduction: Fabien Leurent, Chair, C1.1

Slides

PIARC ST1: Sherri Y. Alston, Chair, C1.2

Slides

SESSION 1: USER RESPONSES AND TRAFFIC IMPACTS

Chairman: Jim March (PIARC C1.1, USA)

1.1

The New Jersey Turnpike Road Pricing Initiative: Analysis of Traffic Impacts. Kaan Ozbay, State University of New Jersey

Paper/ Slides

1.2

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey Road Pricing Initiative: User Impacts. Jose Holguin-Veras, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (by Kaan Ozbay)

Paper/ Slides

1.3

Cost Estimation of Traffic Externalities for Determination of Tolls in New Highways. Alberto Mendoza, Instituto Mexicano del Transporte (in Spanish)

Paper/ Slides

1.4

Congestion pricing on a road network: a study using the dynamic equilibrium similator METROPOLIS. André de Palma (Université de Cergy-Pontoise and ENPC), Moez Kilani (Université du Centre de Sousse), and Robin Lindsey (University of Alberta)

Paper/ Slides

SESSION 2: IMPACTS AND THE EQUITY ISSUE

Chairman: Alan Clark (PIARC C1.1)

2.1

Urban Tolling in Norway - Practical Experiences, Social and Environmental Impacts and Plans for Future systems. Kristian Waersted, Norwegian Public Roads

Paper/ Slides

2.2

UK Road Pricing Feasibility Study: Modelling the Impacts. Alex Mc Farlane, UK Department for Transport

Paper/ Slides

2.3

New Toll Road vs. Tolling Existing Motorways in Metro Washington: Alternatives, Impacts and Implications for Public Transport and Equity. Michael Replogle, Environmental Defense, USA

Paper/ Slides

2.4

Quantitative Welfare Analysis of Road Pricing/ Toll Pricing - Post Evaluation. Hisayoshi Morisugi, Graduate School of Information Sciences Tohoku University, Japan

Paper/ Slides

SESSION 3: MANAGING FOR ACCEPTABILITY

Chairman: Barry Moore (PIARC C1.1, Australia)

3.1

User's attitudes towards toll financing - a cross section assessment of Norwegian toll systems. Anne Kjerkreit, James Odeck, Public Road administration

Paper/ Slides

3.2

An offer you can't refuse: an introduction to how the Norwegian toll rings came through. Jon-Terje Bekken and Oddgeir Osland, Institute of Transport Economics, Norway

Paper/ Slides

3.3

Congestion Charging in Edinburgh - a gestation with complications. Kristy Lewin and John Saunders, Scottish Executive and tie ltd

Paper/ Slides

3.4

Toll Pricing in Texas: adjusting to a new Paradigm in Transportation. Oscar Correal (C and M Associates) and Cal y Mayor (Mexico)

Paper/ Slides

SESSION 4: COMMERCIAL TRAFFIC AND CHARGING SYSTEMS

Chairman: Jorge Acha Daza (Instituto Mexicano del Transporte, Mexico)

4.1

The Acceptability of Road Congress for Commercial Transit Traffic. Heike Link and Louise Stewart-Ladewig, DIW Berlin

Paper

4.2

Incentives for the transfer of the road freight transport to the toll road network. Eric Moreno Quintero, Instituto Mexicano del Transporte, Mexico (in Spanish)

Paper/ Slides

4.3

Tolling systems in Mexico: homologation and interoperability issues. Alfonso de la Parra, Unidad de Autopistas de Cuota, Mexico (in Spanish)

Paper/ Slides

4.4

Road Pricing in Urban Hazardous Materials Transportation: a practical assessment. Rodrigo A. Garrido and Andrés Bronfman, Department of Transport Engineering, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile

Paper/ Slides

SESSION 5: ROAD PRICING SCHEMES AND DEMAND MANAGEMENT

Chairman: Curtis Berthelot (PIARC C1.2, Canada)

5.1

HOT Lanes on Interstate 15 in San Diego: Technology, Impacts and Equity Issues. Janusz Supernak, San Diego State University, USA

Paper/ Slides

5.2

Toll Collection in Austria - Implementation of an electronic system on an existing motorway network. Friedrich Schwarz-Herda, Ministry of Transport, innovation and technology, Austria

Paper/ Slides

5.3

The Effect of Flexible Tolling on Highways. Sachio Muto, Road Bureau, Japan

Paper/ Slides

5.4

Can people respond to complex pricing signals? Peter Bonsall, ITS Leeds, UK

Paper/ Slides

SESSION 6: ECONOMIC EVALUATION OF CONGESTION CHARGING

Chairman: Guillermo Torres Vargas (Instituto Mexicano del Transporte, Mexico)

6.1

Congestion charging in central London. Peter Crane, Mott MacDonald, UK

Paper/ Slides

6.2

The London Congestion Charge: a Tentative Economic Appraisal. Rémy Prud'Homme, University of Paris-Créteil, France

Paper/ Slides

6.3

London Congestion charging and urban tolling in Chile: contrasts and lessons on fairness and project finance. Luis Willumsen, Steer Davies Gleave, UK

Paper/ Slides

6.4

Comparing Urban Road Pricing Implementation and Management Strategies from the UK and Norway. Petros Ieromonachou, Faculty of Technology, the Open University, Walton Hall, UK

Paper/ Slides

SESSION 7: FUNDING AND POLICY ISSUES

Chairman: Rémy Prud'Homme (University of Paris-Créteil, France)

7.1

Tolling on the Hungarian Motorway Network. Árpád G Siposs, State Motorway Managing Co. Ltd, Hungary

Paper/ Slides

7.2

Criteria to formulate toll policies in the transportation sector. Oscar Correal (C and M Associates) and Cal y Mayor (Mexico) (in Spanish)

Paper/ Slides

7.3

European Union policy in road charging. Alain Fayard, French Department for Transport

Paper/ Slides

7.4

Economic appraisal of pricing policies in the European Union. Emile Quinet, ENPC-CERAS, France

Paper/ Slides

7.5

Determination of optimal tolls for the Mexican toll road network. Santiago Rico-Galindo, Unidad de Autopistas de Cuota, Mexico (in Spanish)

Paper/ Slides

Preliminary information


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