Identifying the Impact of Parking Policy on Road Transport Economics

Abstract

The article deals with the issue of identifying the impact of parking policy on the economy of road transport focusing on the conditions of the European Union. The aim of the article is to identify the impact of insufficient parking and the impact of EU social policy governing the work of drivers on the economy of the road transport sector. In terms of structure, the paper contains the identification of costs in road freight transport. The authors point to the fact that in Central Europe, the problems with cost calculation persist to this day. The authors conclude that a significant proportion of costs are fixed costs, which are related to the time use of the vehicle. The authors also define problems with vehicle parking. Authors point out that as the number of vehicles grows, there is not enough infrastructure to build. In the next part of article, the authors identify the need for the number of parking spaces and propose a methodology for determining their capacity. They also identify the impact of insufficient parking spaces on the economy of transport companies. In the discussion, the authors also discuss the impact of social law restrictions on the economy of a transport company.

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The contribution was elaborated with the support of the Ministry of Education of the Slovak Republic VEGA no. 1/0245/20 POLIAK, M.: Identification of the impact of a change in transport related legislation on the competitiveness of carriers and carriage safety.

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Poliak, M., Poliakova, A., Zhuravleva, N.A. et al. Identifying the Impact of Parking Policy on Road Transport Economics. Mobile Netw Appl (2021). https://doi.org/10.1007/s11036-021-01786-6

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Keywords

  • Transport
  • Sustainable
  • Parking