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An Exploration Of The Market For Traffic Information

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  • Chan, Shirley
  • Malchow, Matthew
  • Kanafani, Adib

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This report attempts to derive a more accurate economic model to describe the supply and cost mechanisms that influence the market for traffic information. It first gives a history of the traffic information market, its economies-of-scale, and its potential for future development.e history of current The report discusses recent developments of value-added-resellers, the differences that exist in the marketing of their products, and factors influencing their success . Suggestions are presented for commercial broadcast stations and public agencies in terms of maximizing the total benefits of traffic information.

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  • Chan, Shirley & Malchow, Matthew & Kanafani, Adib, 1997. "An Exploration Of The Market For Traffic Information," Institute of Transportation Studies, Research Reports, Working Papers, Proceedings qt1vt2r75b, Institute of Transportation Studies, UC Berkeley.
  • Handle: RePEc:cdl:itsrrp:qt1vt2r75b
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    1. Khattak, Asad & Polydoropoulou, Amalia & Ben-akiva, Moshe, 1996. "Commuters' Normal And Shift Decisions In Unexpected Congestion: Pre-trip Response To Advanced Traveler Information Systems," Institute of Transportation Studies, Research Reports, Working Papers, Proceedings qt4vb1r0pc, Institute of Transportation Studies, UC Berkeley.
    2. Malchow, Matthew & Kanafani, Adib & Varaiya, Pravin, 1996. "The Economics of Traffic Information: A State-of-the-Art Report," University of California Transportation Center, Working Papers qt5pq9b069, University of California Transportation Center.
    3. Malchow, M. & Kanafani, A. & Varaiya, P., 1996. "The Economics Of Traffic Information: A State-of-the-art Report," Institute of Transportation Studies, Research Reports, Working Papers, Proceedings qt6bj9g732, Institute of Transportation Studies, UC Berkeley.
    4. Malchow, M. & Kanafani, A. & Varaiya, P., 1997. "Modeling The Behavior Of Traffic Information Providers," Institute of Transportation Studies, Research Reports, Working Papers, Proceedings qt38p572vt, Institute of Transportation Studies, UC Berkeley.
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    1. Yim, Y. B., 2001. "ATIS -- Alternative Revenue Approaches," Institute of Transportation Studies, Research Reports, Working Papers, Proceedings qt4w71c1rs, Institute of Transportation Studies, UC Berkeley.

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