27 juillet 2017

Transport pricing and accessibility

Transport pricing and accessibility
MOVING TO ACCESS
Each day around the world, millions of urban residents walk, bike, drive, bus, and metro to their destinations. This sets off an uncoordinated ballet of movement. Brookings’s Moving to Access Initiative looks at innovative policies, tools, and techniques that can help ensure that all people—regardless of income or demography—get where they need to go.

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 The objective of this paper is to explore these relationships in greater detail, and particularly to understand how transport prices and subsidies impact accessibility and the welfare of the poor.