Detailed Alternate Modal Trip Cost Comparison

Quite often when consumers make choices about which transport modes to use (such as rideshare, driving or public transport), the whole picture of what a trip costs isn’t considered. Car drivers quite often ignore the capital cost of purchasing a vehicle, such as depreciation and interest, whereas those who use active travel...

Measuring and quantifying externalities in WA

Externalities are often used to measure economic impacts of traffic (e.g. cars and trucks) and play a crucial role in road pricing and cost-benefit analysis. However, due to a recent emissions scandal, we now know that the latest externality parameter values are unreliable. The aim of this PhD project is...