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Bottleneck congestion: Differentiating the coarse charge

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  • Knockaert, Jasper
  • Verhoef, Erik T.
  • Rouwendal, Jan

The traditional bottleneck model for road congestion promotes the implementation of a triangular, and time varying, charge as the optimal solution for the road congestion externality. However, cognitive and technological barriers put a practical limit to the degree of differentiation real world implementations can handle. The traditional approach to accommodate for this concern has been a step toll, with the single step coarse charge as its simplest case.

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Volume (Year): 83 (2016)
Issue (Month): C ()
Pages: 59-73

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Handle: RePEc:eee:transb:v:83:y:2016:i:c:p:59-73
DOI: 10.1016/j.trb.2015.11.004
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