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Strategic RESEARCH: PETS Click here to browse the final summary report

Project Acronym: PETS
Type of contract: Shared Cost
Project title: PRICING EUROPEAN TRANSPORT SYSTEMS.
Main contractor: UNIVERSITY OF LEEDS
Type organisation: Education
Country: GB
Start date & duration: 1996-06-22 - 36 months
Area: Strategic
Relevant tasks: 1.2.15
Total cost in kECUs: 1186
Total EU contribution in kECUs: 891


Objectives of research

Main objectives:

To inform the Commission on the current situation regarding the pricing of transport modes in member countries; to examine the degree to which this provides appropriate price signals in the light of all relevant internal and external costs; to forecast the consequences of moving to a more appropriate price structure and level, for road, rail, air and short sea shipping transport bearing in mind other likely developments affecting transport prices, and in particular further deregulation of rail and air services, as well as financial and other constraints.

Demo Sites:

Cross Channel Traffic; Transalpine Transport; the Finland - St. Petersburg and Oslo - Goethenburg route; Lisbon, crossing of the Tagus River;

Links with other projects, tasks, areas, programmes, policy actions:
QUITS, TRENEN, EUROTOLL and PETS form the joint Scientific Committee Other links with SORT-IT, MINIMISE, STEMM, SCENARIOS, OPTIMA and TRANSPRICE


Participants

Organisation Type Country
UNIVERSITY OF LEEDS Education GB
EIET UNIVERSIDAD DE LAS PALMAS DE GRAN CANARIA Education ES
LINKÖPING UNIVERSITY Education SE
INSTITUTE FOR TRANSPORT ECONOMICS Education DE
EKONO ENERGY LTD Industry FI
TRASPORTI E TERRITORIO SRL Other IT
INSTITUT NATIONAL DE RECHERCHE SUR LES TRANSPORTS ET LEUR SÉCURITÉ Research Organisation FR
UNIVERSITÄT KARLSRUHE Education DE
ECOPLAN WIRTSCHAFTS- UND UMWELTSTUDIEN MÜLLER NEUENSCHWANDER SOMMER SUTER WALTER Research Organisation CH
TRANS-POR - FUNDO PARA O DESENVOLVIMENTO DO ENSINO AVANÇADO E DA INVESTIGAÇÃO EM SISTEMAS DE TRANSPORTES Research Organisation PT

Coordinator's name: Prof. Christopher NASH
Address: UNIVERSITY OF LEEDS
Woodhouse Lane,
LS2 9JT Leeds
GB
Tel: +44-113-2335326
Fax: +44-113-2335334
E-mail: (email removed)


European Commission Contact Point

Name: Ms. Catharina SIKOW-MAGNY
Tel: +32-2-2962125
Fax: +32-2-2954349
 
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