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Arne Beck’s article about the German framework of public transport services online

Transport Policy is known as the official Journal of the WCTRS (World Conference on Transport Research Society)

Now available online: Journal article discussing ”The distinction between commercial and non-commercial bus services in Germany: Given by nature?“ Arne Beck analyses the regulatory framework for German public transport services by bus. He shows that

  • this framework distinguishes between commercial and non-commercial services.
  • the classification of services is determined by the authorities.
  • market organisation differs substantially with respect to the awarding structure.
  • this creates a challenge for operators and authorities in an embryonic market.

Link to journal article