Road pricing: A solution for Hong Kong?

Pretty R.L. (1988) Road pricing: A solution for Hong Kong?. Transportation Research Part A: General, 22 5: 319-327. doi:10.1016/0191-2607(88)90010-6


Author Pretty R.L.
Title Road pricing: A solution for Hong Kong?
Journal name Transportation Research Part A: General
ISSN 0191-2607
Publication date 1988
Sub-type Article (original research)
DOI 10.1016/0191-2607(88)90010-6
Volume 22
Issue 5
Start page 319
End page 327
Total pages 9
Subject 1900 Earth and Planetary Sciences
2300 Environmental Science
Abstract The Government of the Territory of Hong Kong is the first in the world to propose a system of charging motorists directly for the use of congested roads. Hong Kong has more registered motor vehicles per unit length of road than any other country and the road system is physically separate from China. Despite the scheme's technical proficiency and ability to earn revenue well in excess of operating costs, there is doubt about equity and efficiency. In the end, traffic conditions were not seen to be sufficiently bad so the scheme's introduction has been postponed.
Q-Index Code C1
Q-Index Status Provisional Code
Institutional Status Unknown

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Sub-type: Article (original research)
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