Road User Charging: The Physics, Philosophies and Economics of Roads
Opting for road user charging is more than just solving a cash-flow problem. It assumes that user pays is the proper methodology for raising road funding revenue, matching the charges imposed in some way to the costs of providing roads designed to perform at some acceptable level of service. But this really depends on what a society thinks a road is, the purposes roads should serve, and for whom.
This webinar poses questions that need to be answered to know to what extent RUC might fit your road funding system, and where further alignment may need to be created.
Peter Carr, Director Regulatory Market Development, EROAD
Peter Carr is the Director Regulatory Market Development with EROAD Ltd, responsible for working with government policy agencies and regulators across Australia and New Zealand on road safety, funding and taxation matters.
Prior to joining EROAD, Peter held various positions in the New Zealand public sector in the social services and transport sectors. Most recently, Peter was the Manager Funding & Infrastructure with the New Zealand Ministry of Transport, responsible for: the forecasting and rate-setting of Road User Charges and Fuel Excise Duty; developing advice to government on land transport revenue systems and funding and investment policies; providing advice on the use of tolling, debt and public-private partnerships; and for evaluating and directing the reform of heavy vehicle dimension and mass regulations.