Essays about: "travel cost"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 110 essays containing the words travel cost.

  1. 1. Economic Preference and Attitudes Towards Alternative Ways to Finance Public Transport

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för nationalekonomi med statistik

    Author : Ellinor Bernsro; Jimmy Sandgren; [2021-08-17]
    Keywords : economic preferences; travel behavior; public policy; fare-free public transport; Västra Götaland;

    Abstract : The public transportation system in the region of Västra Götaland elicits quick and efficient travel, while, simultaneously, decreasing the negative effects of driving. However, the system suffers from various problems, mainly fare-evasion. READ MORE

  2. 2. Developing A Network Algorithm for Demand Responsive Transit Service in A Rural Area of Sweden

    University essay from KTH/Transportplanering

    Author : Benny Lam; Peng Shiyi; [2021]
    Keywords : DRT service in rural areas; network algorithm; heuristics algorithm; cost function; Anropstyrd trafik på landsbygden; nätverksalgoritmen; heuristisk algoritm; kostnadsfunktion;

    Abstract : Based on the fact that accessibility in rural areas relies heavily on car traffic, call-driven traffic has been used in different regions to improve public transport usage in rural areas, while it has been difficult to maintain due to high maintenance and long waiting time. Over the past decade, a new demand response transit (DRT) service came into light, which combines with new technologies to provide a more attractive and efficient transport service. READ MORE

  3. 3. An emprical analysis of the effect of emergency lights on the speed of road assistance vehicles on highways in Stockholm

    University essay from KTH/Geoinformatik

    Author : Leonard Hökby; [2021]
    Keywords : Traffic; Traffic incident management; TIM; Highway; Emergency lights; Road Availability; Road assistance; Vägassistans; Blåljus; Stockholm; Södra Länken; Essingeleden; E4;

    Abstract : Any situation that causes traffic to stop or slow down creates cost for society, both in terms of lost time for the road users and increased CO2 emissions. Trafik Stockholm, a traffic management centre for Stockholm collectively run by STA, Stockholm city and Nacka municipality therefore have the responsibility to facilitate the removal of such situations. READ MORE

  4. 4. European Integration: Is it on track? A study of railway prices.

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Henning Stenbeck; Erik Jacobsson; [2021]
    Keywords : Ramsey pricing; Transaction cost theory; European integration; Interstate travel; Railway prices; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : This thesis aims to investigate if there is a monetary cost associated with interstate travel by rail within the European Union and how this differs from intrastate railway travel in the Union. The paper makes use of two economic theories, Transaction cost theory and Ramsey pricing, to help explain the effect we find. READ MORE

  5. 5. Eco-route modelling using GIS : How to find the most sustainable route option 

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Institutionen för geografi

    Author : Malin Gillman; [2021]
    Keywords : Eco-routing; Route modelling; GIS; Transportation; Sustainability; Road impacts; Network analysis; Network analyst; Sustainable transportation; Geographical information systems;

    Abstract : In a time when the concept of sustainability is gaining increasing attention among the public, as well as among stake holders and policy makers, informing people about what the most sustainable choice to make is, is crucial in leading people in the right direction.  Travelling is an activity requiring a traveller to make multiple choices, with one of the choices being which route between two places to take. READ MORE