Studies in the Economics of Transportation by E Bekiaris, Y J Nakanishi

By E Bekiaris, Y J Nakanishi

There are precise complexities linked to the industrial valuation of clever Transportation platforms (ITS) and telematics. conventional equipment of quantitative research is probably not applicable in correctly and reliably assessing the industrial affects of those applied sciences. even if complex transportation and comparable applied sciences are being deliberate and deployed at an more and more quick speed, a few of the applied sciences are nonetheless particularly new, and their use will not be common. a lot of the preliminary details and records amassed were anecdotal and feature targeted extra on merits instead of expenditures. accordingly, problems come up as a result of the loss of historic info and 'lessons discovered' from which to attract upon. furthermore, in comparison with conventional transportation infrastructure, ITS applied sciences have diversified lifestyles cycles, expense constructions, and a few interrelated parts. This ebook addresses those issues and proposes new financial evaluate recommendations in addition to ameliorations to current ones. incorporated are case stories from a large number of North American, eu, and Asian countries and significant metropolitan components overlaying quite a lot of ITS applied sciences together with highway administration, digital toll assortment, complex driving force information platforms, and traveler details platforms.

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