Project: Travel Survey Design: Assessing the Social Impacts of Proposed Road Pricing Schemes

Reference: R191

Last update: 16/02/2007 10:24:36

Objectives

To provide a fully tested research instrument for local areas to use to provide evidence on which to base the design of local road pricing schemes
To supply a dataset so that the Department can provide guidance on how to analyse data for TIF business case submission
To provide much needed evidence on the social and distributional impacts of road pricing schemes

Description

The project builds on the findings of the Rapid Evidence Assessment of the Social Impacts of Road Pricing (R165) and feeds into guidance on social and distributional analysis that is being developed for WebTAG by SRE. Other customers include local authorities who are proposing road pricing schemes, Road Pricing Strategy Division, DfT TIF engagers, ITEA and ERLT.

It will deliver:

1) A fully tested and piloted survey instrument

To provide a fully tested research instrument for local areas to use to provide evidence on which to base the design of local road pricing schemes

2) A summary of findings from cognitive interviews

To supply a dataset so that the Department can provide guidance on how to analyse data for TIF business case submission

3) Weighted SPSS dataset and a final report.
To provide much needed evidence on the social and distributional impacts of road pricing schemes

Contractor(s)

BMRB Social Research
Ealing Gateway , 26-30 Uxbridge Road, London, W5 2BP
020 8433 4061

Contract details

Cost to the Department: £63,400.00

Actual start date: 01 September 2006

Expected completion date: 31 December 2006