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Local Transport Today
In brief
UK local authorities made £328m from parking fines in 2008/09 according to a study by the Taxpayers’ Alliance and Drivers’... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Andrew Forster
Consider the following possibility: local authorities across the nation suddenly introduce Low Emission Zones in their town and city centres.... continue
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Reading Borough Council has urged the DfT to seize “a golden opportunity” to approve a Transport Innovation Fund congestion package... continue
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The Dutch Government has published the draft legislation that will pave the way for a nationwide road pricing scheme. The developments are being... continue
Local Transport Today
Media monitor
On 26 October The Daily Express informed its readers that: “Motorists would be forced to find an extra £3,300 for a new car and cope with... continue
Local Transport Today
Media monitor
Rik Thomas
On 31 October The Times devoted most of its front page and two full inside pages, as well as an editorial, to the 50th anniversary of the opening of... continue
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Regular news
A team of green tax advisors has admitted that the Government doesn’t appear to have the  appetite to achieve its Climate Change Act... continue
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People/people
Redmond O’Neill, director of transport and public affairs in Ken Livingstone’s administration as mayor of London from 2000-2008, died on... continue
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Westminster City Council is piloting ‘wave and pay’ credit and debit cards transactions at 20 pay and display parking machines in the... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Officials from the DfT and Treasury officials are continuing to explore the potential for road pricing. “Crucial questions remain on... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular feature
Andrew Forster
The UK’s transport carbon dioxide emissions could be cut by a quarter in the next decade according to a new report from the Government’s... continue
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Media monitor
Just three days after publishing his new transport strategy, London mayor Boris Johnson put himself in the media spotlight once again by announcing... continue
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Media monitor
Media coverage of the first annual report of the Government’s Committee on Climate Change focused heavily on the Committee’s advocacy of... continue
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Media monitor
Rik Thomas
On 12 October, the first day in which is was distributed for free, London’s Evening Standard proclaimed on its front page that:... continue
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Regular news
Boris Johnson has announced massive rises in bus and Tube fares and the central London congestion charge as part of his attempts to balance the... continue
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Viewpoint
Tony Duckenfield, Steer Davies Gleave
Road pricing is such an emotive issue, how can we ever hope for a rational response? One of the recurring themes I noticed at this summer’s... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Southampton City Council is preparing a package of discounts to attract motorists back into its car parks to boost the local economy and council... continue
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Nottinghamshire County Council says Nottingham City Council should pay compensation to businesses in the county affected by construction of... continue
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