Paying for the fixed costs of roads

David Levinson

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Abstract

This paper explores alternative financing mechanisms to pay for the fixed costs of roads, particularly in cases without rising marginal costs. Mechanisms considered include tolls, gasoline taxes, and developer payments. The problems with each are discussed. An example looking at problems of temporal and spatial free-riding is presented.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)279-294
Number of pages16
JournalJournal of Transport Economics and Policy
Volume39
Issue number3
StatePublished - Sep 1 2005

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