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x I N T E R N AT I O N A L P E R S P E C T I V E S O N R O A D P R I C I N G his vision and assistance. Thanks also go to Jon Williams cal expertise, in accordance with procedures approved of TRB, who played a key role in developing the concept by NRC's Report Review Committee. The purpose of of the symposium, and to Martine Micozzi of OECD for this independent review is to provide candid and critical facilitating that organization's involvement in this project. comments that assist the institution in making the pub- The committee acknowledges the work of many indi- lished report as sound as possible and to ensure that the viduals who contributed to the conference and the devel- report meets institutional standards for objectivity, evi- opment of this report. Claire L. Felbinger, Transportation dence, and responsiveness to the study charge. The Policy and Management Specialist, worked with the com- review comments and draft manuscript remain confi- mittee and coordinated with the OECD Working Group dential to protect the integrity of the deliberative for the International Road Pricing Symposium (see box) process. to plan the conference, under the guidance of the com- The committee thanks the following individuals for mittee and the supervision of Mark Norman, TRB's their review of this report: Thomas F. Barry, Post, Buck- Director of Technical Activities. Suzanne Schneider, Asso- ley, Schuh & Jernigan, Orlando, Florida; Shama ciate Executive Director of TRB, managed the report Gamkhar, University of Texas at Austin; Jacquelyne D. review process. The committee also thanks Reginald Grimshaw, Center for Neighborhood Technologies, Gillum, Meetings Coordinator, who coordinated registra- Chicago, Illinois; H. David Prior, Dellard Sphar, tion and the on-site logistics for the conference, and Mary Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; and William Stockton, Texas Kissi, Senior Program Assistant, who provided adminis- A&M University System, College Station. Although trative support throughout the project. Thanks are these reviewers provided many constructive comments extended to Miriam Roskin, Roskin Consulting, for her and suggestions, they were not asked to endorse the work in assembling and preparing this report under the report's findings and conclusions, nor did they see the guidance of the committee. final draft before its release. The presentations, discussions, and summaries of the The review of this report was overseen by C. Michael views expressed by conference speakers, panelists, and Walton, University of Texas at Austin. Appointed by participants are intended to provide a record of the con- NRC, he was responsible for making certain that an ference. The views expressed do not necessarily reflect independent examination of this report was carried out those of the conference planning committee, TRB, in accordance with institutional procedures and that all NRC, or the sponsors of the conference. review comments were carefully considered. Responsi- This report has been reviewed in draft form by indi- bility for the final content of this report rests entirely viduals chosen for their diverse perspectives and techni- with the authoring committee and the institution. OECD WORKING GROUP FOR THE INTERNATIONAL ROAD PRICING SYMPOSIUM Maurice Abeille, CERTU, France Edward Bunting, Department for Transport, Local Government, and the Regions, United Kingdom Patrick DeCorla-Souza, Federal Highway Administration, United States Mike Goodwin, Department for Transport, Local Government, and the Regions, United Kingdom Przemyslaw Gorgol, Ministry of Transport and Maritime Economy, Poland Thierry Gouin, CETE, France Mark Harvey, Land and Environment Branch, Australia Kinji Hasegawa, Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, and Transport, Japan Marja Heikkinen-Jarnola, Ministry of Transport and Communications, Finland Jari Kauppila, Ministry of Transport and Communications, Finland Marek Krawczyk, Ministry of Infrastructure, Poland Gunnar Lindberg, VTI, Sweden Anthony May, Institute of Transport Studies, University of Leeds, United Kingdom Maria Meiner, Road Directorate, Denmark Noriyoshi Nakamura, Traffic Planning Division, National Policy Agency, Japan James Odeck, Public Roads Administration, Norway Jzsef Palfalvi, Institute for Transport Sciences, Hungary Erna Schol, AVV Transport Research Center, Netherlands Jiri Sira, Transport Research Centre, Czech Republic Katalin Tnczos, Budapest University for Technology and Economics, Hungary Pascal Vincent, CERTU, France