Real change in transport price by mode

Indicator Fact Sheet
Prod-ID: IND-173-en
Also known as: TERM 020
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Assessment made on  01 Jan 2001

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DPSIR: Response

Identification

Indicator codes
  • TERM 020
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Policy issue:  Fair and efficient pricing

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Key assessment

EU-wide data on real passenger and freight transport prices are still lacking. However, data for some countries (e.g. UK and Denmark) show that passenger car transport has become cheaper relative to public transport than it was 20 years ago. In the Netherlands freight transport by all modes has become cheaper during recent decades. Trucking has gained market share because it has become much faster, and it remains a flexible mode for low quantities of freight.

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