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Local Transport Today
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Plans by the Dutch Government to introduce a national road pricing scheme have been delayed. In 2007 the Dutch Government said that it had... continue
Local Transport Today
Media monitor
On 24 August The Leicester Mercury suggested that: “Transport bosses in Leicester are to consider the possibility of introducing a tax on... continue
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Media monitor
A debate on the merits (or otherwise) of privatising parts of the road network flared up briefly in the media in late August. “Ministers have... continue
Local Transport Today
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Andrew Forster
With the public finances in such dire straits, now may be a good time to interest politicians in big ideas. And, boy, has Stephen Glaister got one.... continue
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Letters to the editor
Philip Gomm, Head of external communications, RAC Foundation, London
So the Prime Minister’s special representative on carbon trading wants to introduce another carbon tax on hard-pressed motorists (‘New... continue
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Media monitor
Rik Thomas
The most distinctive aspect of the media’s coverage of the announcement of the country’s first workplace parking levy in Nottingham (see... continue
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The Government is consulting on a new standard developer charge that could raise millions of pounds for transport infrastructure in England and... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The Government is being urged to abolish vehicle excise duty on car club cars and exempt car club vehicles from congestion charging. Bristol City... continue
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The number of penalty charge notices issued to motorists in London dropped by 11% in the last financial year, according to figures released this week... continue
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Motorists should pay an extra tax to cover the carbon dioxide emissions driving creates, according to a new report by the Prime Minister’s... continue
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Road traffic on the M6 Toll in the West Midlands road has fallen 17% in the last two years, according to data published by the operator. The average... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Boots is threatening to relocate its headquarters parking spaces out of Nottingham to avoid the parking levy. Boots’ HQ straddles the... continue
Local Transport Today
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The fate of the country’s first workplace parking levy will rest with the Conservatives – if they win the next General... continue
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The DfT is retaining the requirement that local authorities must obtain Secretary of State approval for introducing a workplace parking levy (WPL)... continue
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The Humber Bridge tolls will not be increased, transport minister Sadiq Khan announced today. body The tolls will remain at their... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Car club firm Streetcar is paying the central London congestion charge for its members. It say this will make membership more cost effective and... continue
Local Transport Today
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MPs have criticised councils for introducing emissions-based parking charges. The House of Commons transport committee’s new report on road... continue
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An independent transport commission has urged Cambridgeshire County Council  to submit a Transport Innovation Fund bid to the DfT but not to... continue
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In brief
Residents in the London Borough of Kingston have put a local congestion charging scheme at the bottom of their priorities for new policies to improve... continue
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Letters to the editor
Mike Crowhurst, Chairman, Rail Future, Leeds
John Dodgson’s report for the RAC Foundation prompts several questions. First, how has he treated the vexed question of revenue from fuel tax,... continue
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