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Optimal and long-term dynamic transport policy design: seeking maximum social welfare through a pricing scheme
Year:2014
Research Areas
  • Engineering,
  • Transport
Information
Abstract
This article presents an alternative approach to the decision-making process in transport strategy design. The study explores the possibility of integrating forecasting, assessment and optimization procedures in support of a decision-making process designed to reach the best achievable scenario through mobility policies. Long-term evaluation, as required by a dynamic system such as a city, is provided by a strategic Land-Use and Transport Interaction (LUTI) model. The social welfare achieved by implementing mobility LUTI model policies is measured through a cost-benefit analysis and maximized through an optimization process throughout the evaluation period. The method is tested by optimizing a pricing policy scheme in Madrid on a cordon toll in a context requiring system efficiency, social equity and environmental quality. The optimized scheme yields an appreciable increase in social surplus through a relatively low rate compared to other similar pricing toll schemes. The results highlight the different considerations regarding mobility impacts on the case study area, as well as the major contributors to social welfare surplus. This leads the authors to reconsider the cost-analysis approach, as defined in the study, as the best option for formulating sustainability measures.
International
Si
JCR
No
Title
Urban Transport of China
ISBN
1672-5328
Impact factor JCR
Impact info
Volume
12
Journal number
3
From page
83
To page
94
Month
MAYO
Ranking
Participants
  • Autor: Luis Ángel Guzmán García (Universidad de los Andes, Colombia)
  • Autor: Daniel de la Hoz Sánchez
  • Autor: Andres Monzon De Caceres (UPM)
Research Group, Departaments and Institutes related
  • Creador: Departamento: Ingeniería Civil: Transporte y Territorio
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