WIT Press


Effects Of Privatization Of Public Urban Transport — The Case Of Beograd

Price

Free (open access)

Paper DOI

10.2495/UT010241

Volume

52

Pages

9

Published

2001

Size

1,000 kb

Author(s)

J. Petrovic, S. Glumac, I. Vujacic & S. Zezelj

Abstract

The transport of passengers has a strong effect on the functioning of the city and for this reason is generally publicly financed. The process of privatization in the field of public urban transport was initiated recently. There is a lack of precise analysis on the effects that this has on the fulfillment of other important urban functions. Competition in urban transport is welcome, but the profit motive must be put under tight rules. Only a precise set of rules for the competitors in urban transport can bring about the desired social, economic and technological results. The paper presents the model of the privatization of public urban transport in Beograd, which was undertaken under the harsh constraints o

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