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Sharing costs in Swedish road ownership associations


  • Grahn-Voorneveld, Sofia


Usually transport systems, and roads in particular, are viewed as public goods. However, this is not always the case. In Sweden a large part of the road system is privately owned. Most of these privately owned roads are rural roads used by farmers and summer cottage owners, or used for forest transport. These roads are mainly provided by ownership associations.

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  • Grahn-Voorneveld, Sofia, 2012. "Sharing costs in Swedish road ownership associations," Transportation Research Part A: Policy and Practice, Elsevier, vol. 46(4), pages 645-651.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:transa:v:46:y:2012:i:4:p:645-651 DOI: 10.1016/j.tra.2011.11.014

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