A feasibility study for electronic toll collection on the Florida Turnpike indicated that a 10 to 30 percent participation rate would yield benefit-to-cost ratios of 2:1 to 3:1, respectively.

Florida Turnpike,Tamaimi,Florida,United States; Florida Turnpike,Miami,Florida,United States

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This cost-benefit analysis was undertaken as part of an electronic toll and traffic management (ETTM) feasibility study conducted for Florida's Turnpike. Tamiami Plaza, the most heavily utilized of all the Turnpike mainline toll plazas, was selected for the study. For the 10 percent ETTM participation alternative, the benefit-to-cost (B/C) ratio was 2.03. For 30 percent ETTM, the B/C was 2.29, and for 50 percent ETTM, the B/C was 3.07.

See also:

Synthesis of Highway Practice 194, Electronic Toll and Traffic Management (ETTM) Systems, Pietrzyk and Mierzejewski, Center for Urban Transportation Research University of South Florida: 1993.

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Cost-Benefit Analysis of Electronic Toll and Traffic Management

Author: Pietrzyk, Michael C., et al.

Published By: Center for Urban Transportation Research, University of South Florida, College of Engineering

Source Date: 1990


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Benefit ID: 2000-00031