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Tolls, Taxes or Travelsmart?: Travel demand management solutions for congestion

Tolls, Taxes or Travelsmart?: Travel demand management solutions for congestion

PATREC Perspectives - May 2015

Policy-makers are turning more often to travel demand management strategies to address some of the problems of urban transport, particularly traffic congestion. Travel demand management is defined as the use of policy instruments to influence behaviour change to improve the efficiency of transport systems thus reducing congestion, deferring the need to supply additional transport infrastructure. An international review of the range of instruments and tools available to policy-makers and planners in Perth is summarised in this Perspective.

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