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This survey of transportation monetary coverage will pay homage to "Techniques of Transportation making plans" by way of John R. Meyer. It covers the elemental analytic tools utilized in transportation economics and coverage research, makes a speciality of the auto, and covers key city public transportation concerns.

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13 First, the number of observations is much larger, leading to more precise estimates of parameters. Second, it is feasible to use a richer empirical specification, thus better 8. For examples, see Perle (1964) and Quandt and Baumol (1966). 9. Domencich and Kraft (1970). 10. Wardman (1997). 11. Gaudry (1975). 12. Voith (1997). 13. Domencich and McFadden (1975). Page 15 capturing the variation in characteristics of the decisionmaker and accounting for a more complete set of service quality attributes.

Meyer JOSÉ A. GÓMEZ-IBÁÑEZ, WILLIAM B. TYE, AND CLIFFORD WINSTON 1 Part I Techniques of Transportation Analysis 2 The Demand for Transportation: Models and Applications KENNETH A. SMALL AND CLIFFORD WINSTON 11 3 Learning about Transport Costs RONALD R. BRAEUTIGAM 57 4 Pricing JOSÉ A. GÓMEZ-IBÁÑEZ 99 5 Project Evaluation KENNETH A. SMALL 137 Part II The Automobile in Society 6 Congestion HERBERT MOHRING 181 7 The Politics of Controlling Auto Air Pollution ARNOLD M. HOWITT AND ALAN ALTSHULER 223 Page vi 8 Fuel Economy and Auto Safety Regulation: Is the Cure Worse than the Disease?

Meyer José A. Gómez-Ibáñez William B. C. Page iv The Brookings Institution is a private nonprofit organization devoted to research, education, and publication on important issues of domestic and foreign policy. Its principal purpose is to bring knowledge to bear on current and emerging policy problems. The Institution maintains a position of neutrality on issues of public policy. Interpretations or conclusions in Brookings publications should be understood to be solely those of the authors. C. 20036 All rights reserved Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication data Essays in transportation economics and policy : a handbook in honor of John R.

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