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Subway costs in developed countries: An essay on the analysis and the comparison of subway systems in Caracas, Hong Kong, Mexico, Santiago and Sao Paulo

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  • Rosa V. Ocaña O.

    (Instituto de Urbanismo de París, Francia)

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    A pesar de las ventajas que ofrece el metro pesado, la crítica fundamental de este sistema de ferrocarril se basa en los elevados costos financieros de construcción en la zona urbana y en la molestia causadas al tráfico urbano en la etapa de construcción. La finalidad de esta investigación es la de realizar una primera tentativa de cuantificación y comparación de los costos de inversión y de operación de los metros de cinco ciudades de países en desarrollo. Además, se reúnen ciertos elementos que caracterizan a los servicios ofrecidos por dichos metros.

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    Article provided by Instituto de Investigaciones Económicas y Sociales (IIES). Facultad de Ciencias Económicas y Sociales. Universidad de Los Andes. Mérida, Venezuela in its journal Economía.

    Volume (Year): 14 (1989)
    Issue (Month): 4 (January-December)
    Pages: 89-120

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    Handle: RePEc:ula:econom:v:14:y:1989:i:4:p:89-120
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