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Inter-city bus services in Canada: time for deregulation

Geloso, Vincent (2012) Inter-city bus services in Canada: time for deregulation. Economic Affairs, 32 (1). pp. 38-42. ISSN 0265-0665

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Identification Number: 10.1111/j.1468-0270.2011.02126.x


The regulatory framework for inter-city bus operators in Canada is facing multiple challenges with regard to productivity, consumer satisfaction and cost controls. In spite of government reports calling for deregulation, there has been little action by provincial governments to deregulate entry and pricing. As a result, Canadians are paying higher fares and service quality is lower than in the more deregulated markets of the United Kingdom and the United States.

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Additional Information: © 2010 Institute of Economic Affairs
Divisions: Economic History
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HE Transportation and Communications
Date Deposited: 06 Mar 2012 15:02
Last Modified: 16 May 2024 01:24

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