Fouad Sabry

Transport Economics

What is Transport Economics

It was in 1959 that the American economist John R. Meyer established the field of economics known as transport economics. This subfield of economics focuses on the distribution of resources within the transportation industry. It is closely connected to the field of civil engineering. The assumption of a spaceless and instantaneous economy is not valid in the field of transport economics, which is one of the most notable differences between it and other subfields of economics. There are specific speeds at which people and products move via networks. It is at its peak. The purchasing of tickets in advance is frequently prompted by reduced prices. Whether or not the networks themselves are competitive is a matter of opinion. The combination of services offered by multiple companies, agencies, and means of transportation may be necessary for a single journey.

How you will benefit

(I) Insights, and validations about the following topics:

Chapter 1: Transport economics

Chapter 2: Highway

Chapter 3: Externality

Chapter 4: Road pricing

Chapter 5: Congestion pricing

Chapter 6: Traffic congestion

Chapter 7: Area Licensing Scheme

Chapter 8: Induced demand

Chapter 9: Transportation demand management

Chapter 10: Generalised cost

Chapter 11: Motoring taxation in the United Kingdom

Chapter 12: Economics of car use

Chapter 13: Car dependency

Chapter 14: Road space rationing

Chapter 15: San Francisco congestion pricing

Chapter 16: Vehicle miles traveled tax

Chapter 17: Public transport

Chapter 18: Option value (cost�benefit analysis)

Chapter 19: Effects of cars

Chapter 20: Mobility as a service

Chapter 21: Market urbanism

(II) Answering the public top questions about transport economics.

(III) Real world examples for the usage of transport economics in many fields.

(IV) Rich glossary featuring over 1200 terms to unlock a comprehensive understanding of transport economics. (eBook only).

Who will benefit

Professionals, undergraduate and graduate students, enthusiasts, hobbyists, and those who want to go beyond basic knowledge or information for any kind of transport economics.
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  • Muhammad Hassanhas quoted6 months ago
    journey through the pages of "Transport Economics" is m
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    understanding of their economic underpinnings.
    To the scholars, practitioners, and enthusiasts dedicated to unraveling the interconnected web of highways, pricing strategies, congestion, and the profound impacts of transportation on societies worldwide.
    May this book serve as a guiding compass amidst the vast terrain of transport economics, honoring your
  • Muhammad Hassanhas quoted6 months ago
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