• Economics
  • Published 1980

COST AND SUBSIDY ISSUES IN URBAN PUBLIC TRANSPORT

@inproceedings{Brown1980COSTAS,
  title={COST AND SUBSIDY ISSUES IN URBAN PUBLIC TRANSPORT},
  author={Howard P. Brown and M C O'rourke},
  year={1980}
}
This paper was presented at Session 6a: Rail costs and operations. Over the next decade there is likely to be a growing demand for the extension of and quality improvements in urban public transport services. It is also likely that the already significant levels of deficit incurred by such services will further increase, heightening pressures for a reduction in services. It is suggested that a solution to this conflict will only be found by clearly identifying the social objectives to be met… CONTINUE READING