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The Brisbane Cordon scheme : part B - investigation into feasibility and effects

Whitehead, Jake Elliott, Bunker, Jonathan M., & Chung, Edward (2011) The Brisbane Cordon scheme : part B - investigation into feasibility and effects. In The First International Postgraduate Conference on Engineering, Designing and Developing the Built Environment for Sustainable Wellbeing, Faculty of Built Environment and Engineering, QUT, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Qld, pp. 301-306.

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Abstract

As detailed in Whitehead, Bunker and Chung (2011), a congestion-charging scheme provides a mechanism to combat congestion whilst simultaneously generating revenue to improve both the road and public transport networks. The aim of this paper is to assess the feasibility of implementing a congestion-charging scheme in the city of Brisbane in Australia and determine the potential effects of this initiative. In order to so, a congestion-charging scheme was designed for Brisbane and modelled using the Brisbane Strategic Transport Model with a base line year of 2026. This paper argues that the implementation of this initiative would prove to be effective in reducing the cities road congestion and increasing the overall sustainability of the region.

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ID Code: 41488
Item Type: Conference Paper
Keywords: Congestion Charging, Road Pricing, Tolls, Modelling, Brisbane
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > ENGINEERING (090000) > CIVIL ENGINEERING (090500) > Transport Engineering (090507)
Divisions: Past > QUT Faculties & Divisions > Faculty of Built Environment and Engineering
Past > Schools > School of Engineering Systems
Past > Schools > School of Urban Development
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2011 the authors.
Deposited On: 29 Apr 2011 10:21
Last Modified: 02 Dec 2011 12:42

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