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Приложение на интелигентните транспортни системи за устойчиво развитие на транспорта
Deployment of Intelligent Transport Systems for Sustainable Transport Development

Author(s): Hristina Nikolova
Subject(s): Economy, National Economy, Business Economy / Management, Agriculture, ICT Information and Communications Technologies
Published by: Университет за национално и световно стопанство (УНСС)
Keywords: intelligent transport systems; cost-benefit analysis; sustainable development

Summary/Abstract: The paper aims at presenting the specific features of the intelligent transport systems, theimpacts of the deployment of intelligent transport systems on sustainable development oftransport and transport infrastructure as well as the economic effects expected from thewide deployment of these systems. Commonly adopted methods for economic impact assessment of ITS are systematized using world and European experience and expected effects and impacts on the level ofsustainable transport development are described.Another important task of the paper is to represent the results the impact assessmentand the results of cost – benefit analysis for different ITS – projects deployed in Bulgariaunder SEE-ITS project, conducted within South East Europe Transnational Programme.The respective costs and benefits are proved to be key factors for the realization ofthe strategic transport infrastructure projects in Bulgaria and for the development of aframework for multi-criteria analysis for ITS deployment projects.The conclusions describe the key issues in the ITS impact assessment and clarify theircontribution to the sustainable transport development.

  • Issue Year: 1/2017
  • Issue No: 1
  • Page Range: 77-109
  • Page Count: 31
  • Language: Bulgarian