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Trip mode and travel pattern impacts of a Tradable Credits Scheme: A case study of Beijing

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  • Xu, Meng
  • Grant-Muller, Susan

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We examine how trip mode and travel pattern of travelers are influenced by a given Tradable Credits Scheme (TCS). An analysis framework is proposed to investigate the effects of a basic TCS. Using a simulation analysis and case study from the Beijing municipality, we demonstrate that a TCS can achieve a target for reducing the expected car kilometers. The research demonstrates that a TCS will have an effect on travelers’ mode choice. However, it is likely to have only a minor effect on the overall travel pattern in terms of OD movements.

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  • Xu, Meng & Grant-Muller, Susan, 2016. "Trip mode and travel pattern impacts of a Tradable Credits Scheme: A case study of Beijing," Transport Policy, Elsevier, vol. 47(C), pages 72-83.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:trapol:v:47:y:2016:i:c:p:72-83
    DOI: 10.1016/j.tranpol.2015.12.007
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