Cordon pricing in Stockholm contributed to a 3.6 percent reduction in crashes.

Experience with variable pricing systems in Europe.

Stockholm; Sweden

Summary Information

This report covered a small-scale study that analyzed the cost-effectiveness of four variable pricing concepts: parking pricing, cordon pricing, tolling, and mileage-based user fee systems. Data collected from project reports and evaluation studies were used to examine operational issues and performance compared to the current fuel tax system. Detailed benefits data were provided for select applications.


Stockholm, Sweden Cordon Pricing System

In 2006, an evaluation study conducted in Stockholm indicated that a cordon pricing system reduced vehicle-kilometers traveled (VKT) by 2.8 percent and contributed to a 3.6 percent reduction in crashes. (TRANSEK AB, 2006).


See also:
Transek AB. Cost-benefit analysis of the Stockholm Trial, 2006.

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NCHRP Report 689: Costs of Alternative Revenue-Generation Systems

Author: Balducci, Patrick,

Published By: Transportation Research Board

Source Date: 2011



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Benefit ID: 2011-00773