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The Effect of Privatization on Public Transit Costs

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dc.contributor.author Karlaftis, M en
dc.contributor.author McCarthy, P en
dc.date.accessioned 2014-03-01T01:48:24Z
dc.date.available 2014-03-01T01:48:24Z
dc.date.issued 1999 en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/25469
dc.subject Cost Efficiency en
dc.subject Local Governance en
dc.subject Profit Maximization en
dc.subject Quality of Service en
dc.title The Effect of Privatization on Public Transit Costs en
heal.type journalArticle en
heal.identifier.primary 10.1023/A:1008179629733 en
heal.identifier.secondary http://dx.doi.org/10.1023/A:1008179629733 en
heal.publicationDate 1999 en
heal.abstract In an effort to reduce operating deficits, increase productivity, and improve the quality of services, the public transit sector has been moving away from public ownership and operation and towards a franchising arrangement whereby a local government authorizes a private firm to manage and operate the city's public transit system. Profit maximization considerations imply that private managers have stronger incentives en
dc.identifier.doi 10.1023/A:1008179629733 en


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