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Do public choice and public transport mix? An Australian-Canadian comparison

Mees, Paul


This paper explores the causes of, and evaluates possible remedies for, the decline of public transport in Melbourne. Travel patterns in urban areas are characterised by diversity: origins and destinations are dispersed and travel occurs throughout the day. Traditional forms of public transport, oriented to peak period, central city commuters, have had difficulty coping with this diversity. The currently popular response to this problem in Australia is based on the 'economic rationalists'...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Urban Research Unit/Program
Date published: 1996
Type: Working/Technical Paper
DOI: 10.4225/13/590a5415e6cef
Access Rights: Open Access


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