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Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
The last Government sought an increase in fuel duty that caused civil disobedience and was deemed to be a declaration of war on motorists. The... continue
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Letters to the editor
Richard Armitage, Richard Armitage Transport Consultancy, Hyde
Trafford General Hospital has decided to make parking free for patients and visitors. Not only is this going to cost it lost revenue,... continue
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Regular feature
Rik Thomas
The Borough of Halton, in the North West of England, is somewhat unusual amongst local authorities in that it is effectively split in two by a major... continue
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In brief
Londoners are being consulted on the future structure of parking and other traffic penalties. The exercise by London Councils and Transport for... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The Government has scrapped plans to introduce car parking charges in Richmond and Bushy Parks in the London Borough of Richmond. Charges in the... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Electric Vehicles could lose their exemption from the central London congestion charge, Transport for London has indicated. David Brown, TfL’s... continue
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Regular news
The Welsh Assembly Government is to commission a study into the economic impact of tolls on the Severn Crossings. The Freight Transport Association... continue
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Regular news
Andrew Forster
Transport Secretary Philip Hammond this week rejected calls to introduce road charging on England’s motorway network and described the existing... continue
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Regular news
The Government is to study the merits of a fuel duty discount to help motorists living in remote rural areas. Fuel prices tend to be higher in remote... continue
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Regular news
Many Motorists would support the Government selling off motorways and trunk roads to  reduce the country’s debt – but only if road... continue
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In brief
Ken Livingstone has pledged to revive his plans for a higher congestion charge for ‘gas guzzlers’ if he is re-elected London’s... continue
Local Transport Today
Sub story to regular feature
Robert Bain is the author of Toll Road Traffic and Revenue Forecasts: An Interpreter’s Guide. “In many toll road deals the revenue... continue
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Regular news
THE NEED to cut public spending will take priority over all the new Government’s transport spending ambitions – including delivering a... continue
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Regular news
Boris Johnson this week announced a package of reforms to the central London congestion charge including raising the daily charge to £10 and... continue
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Regular news
Traffic delays could be significantly reduced if highway authorities had the power to rent carriageway lanes to utilities undertaking streetworks,... continue
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Regular news
Boris Johnson this week vowed to scrap the western extension of the central London congestion charge by the end of the year. The mayor will launch a... continue
Local Transport Today
Secondary stories
A commitment to nationwide road pricing will not feature in the Conservative/Liberal Democrat coalition programme for government, transport secretary... continue
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Letters to the editor
Trevor Ellis, Haddenham HP17
I think your take on the Dutch national road pricing scheme is overstating the case a little. The scheme has been declared... continue
Local Transport Today
Main editorial comment
Andrew Forster
As a nation we frequently compare transport policy with our European neighbours and usually we conclude that things are done much better elsewhere.... continue
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Media monitor
Alongside the media debate about fuel pricing in the run-up to the General Election, there was also a small flurry of articles about road... continue
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