Roads and Bridges - Drogi i Mosty
14, 3, 2015, 219-236

Analysis of external costs of transport within the scope of emissions of air pollution and noise

Jakub Zawieska Mail
Road and Bridge Research Institute, Warsaw
Published: 2015-10-16


The paper aims to present a review of the most important issues related to air pollution emissions from the transport sector and an accessible knowledge of their external costs assessment. The main categories of pollution are described, and a contribution of the transport sector to global and domestic emissions is analysed. Additionally, as a part of this paper, various threats and types of external costs related to those emissions are discussed. The paper also contains the review of methodologies for evaluation of emissions external costs for individual categories of pollution. Furthermore, it demonstrates available results of estimations concerning those costs performed over recent years in Europe.


air pollution emission, external transport costs, sustainable transport

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Analysis of external costs of transport within the scope of emissions of air pollution and noise

Zawieska, Jakub. Analysis of external costs of transport within the scope of emissions of air pollution and noise. Roads and Bridges - Drogi i Mosty, [S.l.], v. 14, n. 3, p. 219-236, oct. 2015. ISSN 2449-769X. Available at: <>. Date accessed: 19 Feb. 2019. doi: