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Va-t-on vers une inversion de la tendance à toujours plus de mobilité ?
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2223-439X (online)
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10.1787/2223439X
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  N° 2012/16   04 Dec 2012
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Va-t-on vers une inversion de la tendance à toujours plus de mobilité ?
Jean-Loup Madre, Yves D. Bussière, Roger Collet, Irving Tapia Villareal
Dans la plupart des pays industrialisés on assiste depuis le début des années 2000 à une stagnation de la mobilité urbaine et du trafic automobile. En France, le Bilan de la Circulation établi par la Commission des Comptes Transport de la Nation...
  N° 2011/11   01 Apr 2011
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Transport et parité des sexes
Chantal Duchene
Alors que la prise en compte du genre progresse dans différents domaines, elle peine à pénétrer le secteur des transports. Or, que ce soit dans les pays développés ou dans ceux en voie de développement, nos sociétés sont sexuées en ce sens que la...
  N° 2012/05   14 Feb 2012
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Quelles politiques pour des transports sans rupture ?
Stephen Perkins
Ce document examine brièvement la question de la coordination intermodale des services de transport du point de vue de ce que l’on peut appeler une « politique de la mobilité fondée sur la diversité ». Il analyse les conditions générales de la...
  N° 2013/31   05 Dec 2013
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Prise en compte du développement durable dans l'évaluation des projets
Emile Quinet
La prise en compte du développement durable dans l’évaluation des projets d’investissement est un sujet d’actualité à la fois en termes de réflexions et au niveau des prises de décisions. Au plan de la réflexion, on mentionnera les nombreuses études...
  N° 2012/07   14 Nov 2012
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Modèles alternatifs de financement des investissements dans les infrastructures
Andrew Meaney, Peter Hope
Le présent rapport est consacré au financement des projets d’investissement dans les infrastructures (de transport). Ses auteurs examinent de près les défaillances du marché en raison desquelles le secteur privé ne parvient pas à combler à lui seul...
  N° 2012/15   05 Dec 2012
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Les nouveaux déterminants de la mobilité aux Pays-Bas, en 2012 et au-delà
Jan van der Waard, Ben Immers, Peter Jorritsma
Au début de 2011, le Netherlands Institute for Transport Policy Analysis a effectué une analyse de la mobilité, axée sur les tendances récentes. Il en est ressorti qu'après un essor remarquable dans les années 80 et 90, la mobilité des personnes dans...
  N° 2014/24   01 Nov 2014
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Les indicateurs d'efficience du transport ferroviaire en France
Alain Bonnafous, Yves Crozet
La France est un acteur clé de l’Europe ferroviaire. Elle occupe, et de loin, la première place pour la grande vitesse ferroviaire (53 milliards de voyageurs-kilomètres en 2013). Grâce à l’importance de ce segment de marché, la France est le pays...
  N° 2011/28   29 Nov 2011
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Le Grand Paris : Quels outils, quels enjeux ?
André de Palma
Le but de cette Table Ronde est d'évaluer les effets économiques des grands projets d'infrastructures de transport. On parle de grands projets pour désigner les bonds qualitatifs, qu'il s'agisse de négocier le tracé d'anneaux autoroutiers ou...
  N° 2011/29   01 Apr 2011
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Hypothèses de base et questions soumises à examen ?
Marc Gaudry, Emile Quinet
Nous proposons une liste de sujets soumis à discussion, relatifs à l’évaluation économique des grands projets d’infrastructure, en nous appuyant particulièrement sur les spécificités du projet « Grand Paris Express » de métro automatique régional....
  N° 2012/09   19 Nov 2012
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Feuille de route pour le financement du développement des infrastructures
Carlos Ugarte, Gabriel Gutierrez, Nick Phillips
Ce document traite des initiatives et procédures nécessaires pour réussir la mise en oeuvre de projets de PPP de grande envergure dans les transports, du point de vue de l’aménageur.
  N° 2011/03   01 Apr 2011
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De meilleures réglementations économiques
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Des services de transport de qualité apportent beaucoup à la productivité d’une économie et élargissent l’éventail des activités accessibles aux consommateurs. Ils requièrent des infrastructures adéquates et des conditions raisonnables d’utilisation...
  N° 2013/23   05 Dec 2013
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David Starkie, George Yarrow
The extent to which firms face price-elastic demands for their products is important in the application of competition law and in judgments made as to whether they have significant market power. In the context of the airport industry, assessing...
  N° 2013/25   13 Dec 2013
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When to Invest in High-Speed Rail
Christopher Nash
High speed rail (HSR) is usually regarded as services operating at 250 kmph or more, and these invariably require construction of new purpose-built lines. According to the International Union of Railways (UIC), by 2012, a total of 13 000km of such...
  N° 2014/23   01 Nov 2014
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What is Rail Efficiency and How Can it Be Changed?
Louis S. Thompson, Heiner Bente
Assessing railway efficiency is complex for a number of reasons. Railways produce a wide range of outputs including passenger service, freight service and, in some cases, separated infrastructure access services. Railways that differ in scale or in...
  N° 2011/16   01 May 2011
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What Does Improved Fuel Economy Cost Consumers and What Does it Cost Taxpayers?
Kurt van Dender, Philippe Crist
“Green growth” is an emerging paradigm that integrates several policy aspirations, including the durability of economic activity, reduced environmental impacts, and sustained growth in high-quality employment in such a way as to foster coherent,...
  N° 2015/06   01 Feb 2015
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What Do We Mean by a Level Playing Field in International Aviation?
Mike Tretheway, Robert Andriulaitis
The issue of a “level playing field” has re-emerged as a major issue in international aviation. This issue has been around for decades but has been raised in recent policy debates. One policy forum in which this has been raised is the European...
  N° 2014/02   13 May 2014
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Valuing Convenience in Public Transport
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The experience of transport systems users, in terms of comfort, reliability, safety and above all convenience, is critical in determining demand for transport services, at least when there is a choice of alternative ways to travel. Convenience is one...
  N° 2014/01   14 Apr 2014
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Valuation of Urban Rail Service
Hironori Kato
Promoting public transportation, which includes rail, metro, bus rapid transit, and bus services is one of the most popular urban transportation policies among transportation authorities in many countries. This popularity may reflect the social...
  N° 2014/05   16 Apr 2014
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Urban Rail Development in Tokyo from 2000 to 2010
Hironori Kato
Tokyo is well known as a rail-oriented city where the huge traffic demand generated from the megacity is well supported by a sophisticated urban rail system. The results of the 2008 Person Trip Survey show that rail’s modal share was 30% as of 2008;...
  N° 2013/01   01 Feb 2013
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Upgrading to World Class
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This paper is intended to serve three purposes. First, it presents a slightly abbreviated version of the summary of the book published by Regional Plan Association (RPA) in January 2011 about the serious capacity and delay problems at the three major...
  N° 2015/15   01 May 2015
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Tourism Facilitation as part of Transport Policy
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With over one billion international tourist arrivals per year, forecast to rise to 1.5 billion per year by 2020, transport is an essential component of the tourism system. Transport connects tourism generating regions (both domestic and...
  N° 2014/08   01 Aug 2014
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Time Efficiency at World Container Ports
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The ability of ports to ensure efficient cargo transfers is one central dimension of their overall function as transport nodes. Before containerization, such as in the late nineteenth century, large seaports were already competing in their attempt...
  N° 2011/28   29 Nov 2011
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The ‘Grand Paris' Project: Tools and Challenges
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The purpose of this Round Table is to assess the economic effects of major transport infrastructure projects. The term "major projects" is used to designate qualitative leaps, be it the mapping out of new road or rail rings to link disparate radial...
  N° 2014/18   01 Dec 2014
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This paper analyses the experience, high incidence, lesson learned and reflections on the issue renegotiations in Latin America, based in the evolution of PPP contracts through the last 25 years. The paper also shows how countries via new PPP laws,...
  N° 2015/05   01 Feb 2015
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The Regulatory Asset Base Model and the Project Finance Model: A comparative analysis
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  N° 2013/14   28 May 2013
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The Potential of Private Institutional Investors for Financing Transport Infrastructure
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It is widely held that large institutional investors such as pension funds and sovereign wealth funds with long term liabilities and a low risk appetite are ideally suited to invest in transportation infrastructure assets. Despite the theoretical...
  N° 2014/12   01 Aug 2014
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The National Audit Office's Value-for-Money Assessment of Transport Investments
Geraldine Barker, Grace Beardsley, Annie Parsons
The UK National Audit Office (NAO) scrutinises public spending on behalf of Parliament, helping it to hold government departments to account and helping public bodies improve performance and delivery. We publish around 60 value for money studies each...
  N° 2014/09   01 Aug 2014
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The Mediterranean Port Economy
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Ports are no longer perceived as main drivers of urban economic development. A variety of factors have been identified in the academic literature to contribute to urban economic growth, ranging from human capital, entrepreneurial culture, diversity...
  N° 2015/01   01 Jan 2015
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Italian ports handled approximately 460 million tonnes of cargo in 2012 according to the last statistical report of the Italian Association of Port Authorities1 (Assoporti, 2014). This is more or less the same amount as the port of Rotterdam alone....
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The Financial and Economic Assessment of China's High Speed Rail Investments
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China has suffered railway capacity constraints for more than several decades and the need for a large increase in rail capacity has been viewed as the primary challenge. The former Chinese Ministry of Railways believed that building a national wide...
  N° 2012/06   26 Oct 2012
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The Fantasy World of Private Finance for Transport via Public Private Partnerships
Jean Shaoul, Anne Stafford, Pam Stapleton
In 1993, the British government turned to the private sector to finance much needed investment in public infrastructure and manage services under its Public Private Partnerships (PPP) policy (Edwards et al., 2004), with transport forming by far the...
  N° 2011/27   24 Nov 2011
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The Evolution of London's Crossrail Scheme and the Development of the Department for Transport's Economic Appraisal Methods
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Cost benefit analysis has been used in the United Kingdom for the appraisal of road schemes over the past fifty years. It was less widely used for rail, where most investment was concerned with renewing the existing network. The Central London Rail...
  N° 2013/30   13 Dec 2013
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The Economics of Investment in High-Speed Rail
John Preston
From its origin with the Tokaido Shinkansen in 1964, High Speed Rail (HSR), defined here as new rail lines capable of operating speeds of 250 kilometres per hour or more, has grown relatively slowly over the last 50 years, with the World HSR network...
  N° 2014/14   01 July 2014
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Target: Low-carbon Goods Transportation
Henrik Pålsson, Karl-Johan Lundquist, Lars-Olof Olander, Fredrik Eng Larsson, Lena Hiselius
The transportation sector is responsible for about 23% of all CO2 emissions globally and 30% in OECD countries with road being the dominating sector for transport emissions (ITF, 2010). National emissions data are rarely disaggregated by freight vs....
  N° 2014/11   01 Oct 2014
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TPICS TIGER and US Experience
Stephen Fitzroy, Glen E. Weisbrod, Naomi Stein
This paper presents the results of research recently conducted by the authors on ex-post analysis focused on the long-term economic impacts of transportation system investments in the United States (US). For a variety of reasons, the US has had a...
  N° 2011/17   01 May 2011
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State Roles in Providing Affordable Mass Transport Services for Low-Income Residents
Robert Cervero
Governments support urban mass transport services worldwide under the guise of helping the poor and improving the environment. With more and more governments cash-strapped and facing budgetary shortfalls in other vital areas, the fiscal burdens of...
  N° 2012/02   27 Apr 2012
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Electric vehicles (EVs) could play a central role in decarbonising road transport. But this new type of electricity load will need careful management. Although electricity needs for EVs are likely to remain small relative to overall load in most...
  N° 2014/20   01 Dec 2014
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Shipping Emissions in Ports
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Shipping could – in one way - be considered a relatively clean transport mode. This is particularly the case if one takes the angle of emissions per tonne-kilometre. Typical ranges of CO2 efficiencies of ships are between 0 and 60 grams per...
  N° 2013/27   13 Dec 2013
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Shinkansen Investment before and after JNR Reform
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“Shinkansen” refers to Japan’s dedicated high-speed intercity rail system, and it was initially introduced between Tokyo and Shin-Osaka in 1964 prior to other countries. This event accelerated the development of high-speed railways in other...
  N° 2015/17   01 May 2015
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Shifting towards Low Carbon Mobility Systems
Aimée Aguilar Jaber, Daniela Glocker
Private motorised vehicles account today for 90% of total surface transport1 CO2 emissions. Car fleets are growing rapidly in many cities in the developing world, where population and income growth will be concentrated in the coming decades. For...
  N° 2012/05   14 May 2012
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Seamless Transport Policy
Stephen Perkins
This paper briefly discusses inter-modal coordination of transport services from a perspective of what could be called “diversity-based mobility policy”. It examines the framework conditions for inter-modal competition and coordination under an...
  N° 2011/25   20 Sep 2011
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Road Safety and Insurance Markets Overview
Andrew Fronsko
Road trauma is the biggest killer of young people in the world. Reductions in the incidence and severity of road related trauma is of paramount importance to society, aimed at reducing the personal and economic burden to injured people and flow-on...
  N° 2011/24   20 Sep 2011
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Road Safety
Samantha Cockfield
The Transport Accident Commission of Victoria (TAC) was established, and is governed by, the Transport Accident Act 1986. The TAC administers a comprehensive no-fault compensation scheme for Victorians who are injured or die as a result of a...
  N° 2013/08   01 Apr 2013
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Road Haulage Charges and Taxes
Bertil Hylén, Jari Kauppila, Edouard Chong
The International Transport Forum at the OECD has collected data on various taxes and charges levied on road haulage since 1998. The existing International Transport Forum database presents these results for selected years between 1998 and 2008....
  N° 2015/07   01 Mar 2015
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Report on Public Transport Provision in Rural and Depopulated Areas in the United Kingdom
Peter White
In drawing lessons from experience in the United Kingdom, it is useful to firstly examine some of the overall differences between the UK and Finland, both in respect of aggregate statistics and structure of the public transport system. The following...
  N° 2014/17   01 Nov 2014
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Renegotiations in Public-Private Partnerships: Theory and Evidence
ITF
Public-private partnerships (PPPs) have the potential to increase efficiency and improve resource allocation. However, contract renegotiations are common and make us question the benefits to PPPs. Under current accounting standards, PPPs allow...
  N° 2014/16   01 Dec 2014
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Renegotiation of Transportation Public-Private Partnerships: The US Experience
Jonathan Gifford, Lisardo Bolaños, Nobuhiko Daito
Public-private partnerships (P3s) typically rely on long-term contracts between participants. When conditions arise that fall outside the expectations embodied in the contract, one party may seek to renegotiate the contract terms. Globally, the...
  N° 2013/09   01 Apr 2013
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Recent Trends in Car Usage in Advanced Economies – Slower Growth Ahead?
Kurt van Dender, Martin Clever
Over the past 10 to 15 years, the growth of passenger vehicle travel volumes has decelerated in several high-income economies and, in some, growth has stopped or turned negative. Drawing from work presented to and discussions at the ITF Roundtable on...
  N° 2013/12   07 May 2013
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Railway Efficiency
Arne Beck, Heiner Bente, Martin Schilling
Railway efficiency is a topic of interest worldwide for railway managers operating in competitive markets and for fiscally strained governments. Several recent studies indicate that European railways differ in terms of their efficiency. Based on a...
  N° 2014/22   01 Dec 2014
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Rail Efficiency: Cost Research and its Implications for Policy
Andrew S. J. Smith, Christopher Nash
In this paper we first consider alternative measures of efficiency. We explain why simple partial productivity measures are inadequate as the basis of overall measures of efficiency, and outline two alternative approaches. The first is technical...
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