Benefit

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

Experience with variable pricing systems in Europe.


2011
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.

FINDINGS

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).

Notes

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

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Source

NCHRP Report 689: Costs of Alternative Revenue-Generation Systems

Author: Balducci, Patrick, et.al.


Published By: Transportation Research Board

Source Date: 2011

URL: http://onlinepubs.trb.org/onlinepubs/nchrp/nchrp_rpt_689.pdf

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Goal Areas

Safety

Typical Deployment Locations

Metropolitan Areas

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Benefit ID: 2011-00773