Conference Proceedings Acceptability of Transport Pricing
Proceedings of the Conference on
Acceptability of transport pricing strategies
Dresden, Germany 23-24 May, 2002
Acceptance of pricing systems is one of the important factors in managing new technology in transport. If acceptance is not taken into consideration the risk of unsuccessful investments in the policy implementation may appear. More...
MC-ICAM-project studied and promoted this issue by arranging a special seminar to discuss topical problems and solutions with international experts of the area. The conference was arranged by Dresden University of Technology.
Full papers will be published in J. Schade & B. Schlag (Eds.): Acceptability of transport pricing strategies. Elsevier: North-Holland. Available late 2002.
A conference summary is already available for publication: please contact me.
Papers presented and available to download (pdf-files)
Session One -
The problem and some examples of possible solutions:
"Recent charging policy developments"
by Catharina Sikow (European Commission, DG TREN)
"Acceptability of transport pricing strategies: Meeting the challenge"
by Peter Jones (U Westminster)
"Why are efficient transport policy instruments so seldom applied?"
by Bruno Frey (U Zurich)
"Urban road pricing in Norway: Public acceptability and travel behaviour"
by Terje Tretvik (SINTEF Trondheim)
"The efficiency costs of acceptability measures"
by Stef Proost (U Leuven)
Session Two - State of the art: European research results
"European research results on acceptability of TDM and pricing measures"
by Jens Schade (TU Dresden)
"The 'Pricing Measures Acceptance' (PRIMA) research project of DG TREN"
by Peter Güller (Synergo, Zurich)
"Environmental awareness and acceptability of pricing policy in Germany"
by Udo Kuckartz, Heiko Grunenberg (U Marburg)
"An empirical comparison of public and political acceptability: what are the differences?"
by Heike Link(DIW Berlin)
"The acceptability of pricing changes in road transport: how to reconcile efficiency and equity?"
by Charles Raux & Stéphanie Souche (LET, Lyon)
"Price acceptability in the transport sector: Lessons from the PATS project"
by José M Viegas & Rosário Macário (TIS, Lisbon)
Session Three - Factors influencing acceptability
"Factors influencing the effectiveness and acceptability of pricing strategies"
by Linda Steg (U Groningen)
"Acceptability of road user charging influenced by system characteristics and individuals' perspectives"
by Sittha Jaensirisak, Anthony D. May, & Mark R. Wardman (ITS Leeds)
"The influence of asking order. Empirical findings from Germany"
by Olaf Hölzer (U Heidelberg)
"Individually specific uncertainty and the political acceptability of road pricing policies"
by Edoardo Marcucci & Marco Marini, (U Urbino)
"What would you accept?
Effectiveness, Equity and other factors explaining the acceptability of transport policies"
by Daniel Rölle/Christoph Weber (U Stuttgart),
Sebastian Bamberg (TUD)
"Public acceptability of traffic policy measures: The role of justice"
by Heidi Ittner, Ralf Becker & Elisabeth Kals (U Trier)
"Road user charging: Option generation and public acceptability"
by Nazan Celikel (U Westminster)
"Goal conflicts in political decision making:
A survey of municipality politicians´ views of road pricing"
by Tommy Gärling (U Gothenburg)
Dresden University of Technology
Traffic and Transportation Psychology
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