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Ponencias en congresos:
Private Funding of Intermodal Exchange Stations in Urban Areas: Case of Madrid, Spain.
Año:2009
Áreas de investigación
  • Transporte
Datos
Descripción
Many municipal governments are seeking ways to promote the use of public transportation in urban areas through investments in new infrastructure. However, budgetary constraints are often an important obstacle to these undertakings. This paper describes the case in Madrid, Spain, of funding intermodal exchange stations with private capital through the concession approach. It is possible to fund urban transport infrastructure in such a way that private profit and social benefit converge. This paper shows that the construction of intermodal exchange stations in Madrid yields important social benefits to all the stakeholders: commuters save travel time, bus companies diminish their costs of operation, abutters gain in quality of life, and society benefits from a reduction of emissions. Simultaneously, the government is able to promote these infrastructure facilities without spending more of scarce budgetary resources. In recognition of these advantages, this paper makes some suggestions for improving upon the present approach.
Internacional
Si
Nombre congreso
Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting 2009.
Tipo de participación
960
Lugar del congreso
Washington
Revisores
Si
ISBN o ISSN
9780309126298
DOI
Fecha inicio congreso
11/01/2009
Fecha fin congreso
15/01/2009
Desde la página
20
Hasta la página
26
Título de las actas
Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board.
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Participantes
  • Co-Autor: Arturo Oliver
  • Autor: Floridea Di Ciommo . (UPM)
  • Autor: Jose Manuel Vassallo Magro (UPM)
Grupos de investigación, Departamentos, Centros e Institutos de I+D+i relacionados
  • Creador: Grupo de Investigación: Investigación en Planificación del Transporte
  • Centro o Instituto I+D+i: Centro de Investigación del Transporte
  • Departamento: Ingeniería Civil: Transportes
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