Implementing Congestion Pricing on Metropolitan Highway Networks with Self-Financing Public-Private Partnerships

Patrick DeCorla-Souza
2010 Journal of the Transportation Research Forum  
This paper presents a new public-private partnership model for road pricing applications either at the facility level or on a region-wide highway network. The model addresses issues of monopoly power and efficiency of delivery of transportation services. The paper also addresses issues relating to financial self-sufficiency of integrated multimodal pricing strategies and assesses the financial self-sufficiency of an ambitious region-wide pricing concept that integrates multimodal mobility
more » ... odal mobility choices. Patrick DeCorla-Souza is team leader for highway pricing and system analysis in the Office of Transportation Policy Studies at the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) in Washington, DC. He manages FHWA's Value Pricing Pilot Program. In this capacity, he works with public and private sector partners in 15 states to implement innovative road pricing strategies. He has published extensively on topics relating to road pricing, air quality, travel demand modeling, land use strategies, benefit-cost analysis and cross-modal evaluation. He co-chairs the Transportation Research Board's Committee on Congestion Pricing.
doi:10.5399/osu/jtrf.45.1.866 fatcat:czal3z4acng7lkefcre73uwibm