TOWARDS OPTIMAL LOCATIONS AND TOLLLEVELS IN CONGESTION PRICING SCHEMES
2009 (English)In: Proceedings of the 16th ITS World Congress, 2009Conference paper (Refereed)
This paper addresses the problem of designing a road congestion pricing scheme withlink tolls. The problem involves decisions on where to locate the toll collecting facilitiesand what tolls to charge the road users. We formulate this problem as a bi-levelprogram, with the objective to maximize the net social surplus, which include the costof setting up and operate the toll collection system. A previously developed heuristicmethod is applied to find close to optimal toll locations and charges for a traffic networkrepresenting the Stockholm region. The result is compared with the current congestionpricing scheme in Stockholm.
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
congestion pricing, collection cost, traffic modeling
IdentifiersURN: urn:nbn:se:liu:diva-51103OAI: oai:DiVA.org:liu-51103DiVA: diva2:272805
ProjectsDesign of optimal road charging systems