WIT Press

External Costs Of Passenger Transport In Belgian Cities

Price

Free (open access)

Paper DOI

10.2495/UT990471

Volume

44

Pages

10

Published

1999

Size

1,095 kb

Copyright

WIT Press

Author(s)

L. De Nocker, L. Int Panis & R. Torfs

Abstract

The objective of this paper is to present intermediate results of ongoing research projects concerning the assessment of marginal, external costs of transport in Belgium. These studies cover all environmental impacts from different modes (road, railway and waterway) for both passenger and goods transport. Within each transport mode, distinction is made between different options (e.g. motor/fuel technologies, traffic density, location). The presentation will focus on the environmental impacts of airborne pollution from urban passenger transport. The assessment of these environmental impacts is based on the ExternE methodology and it is part of a European wide project co-funded by the European Commission. It is based on a det

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