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Local Transport Today
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Chancellor Alistair Darling this week upset green groups, road hauliers and bus operators – and did little to reassure motorists – in a... continue
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Mr Mallins is walking back to his home in Davyhulme after shopping with his wife at the huge out-of-town Trafford Centre. He’s going to vote... continue
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Mr and Mrs Tudge are visiting the Asda superstore beside the Trafford Centre, just inside the M60. Plans for congestion charging are “a... continue
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Mr Mundie, a postgraduate student at the University of Manchester, doesn’t own a car and uses his bike and buses to get around the... continue
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Mr Amos is waiting for a late-running bus on the Stretford Road. Will he vote in the referendum? “Yes, I’m going to be voting... continue
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The Scottish Government lacks key taxation powers to encourage the uptake of low emission vehicles, according to a study of how Scotland’s... continue
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Vicky and Gemma are waiting for a bus in Davyhulme, just beyond the M60, the outer cordon of the proposed congestion charge. Vicky, from Salford,... continue
Local Transport Today
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By Andrew Forster
Residents of Greater Manchester this week  received voting documentation for the referendum on the conurbation’s multi-billion pound... continue
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Mr Margison is walking his enormous Rottweiler down Chester Road. He lives locally, between the two congestion charging rings. Is he planning to... continue
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Secondary stories
Boris Johnson this week announced he will scrap the western extension of London’s congestion charging scheme, which was only introduced in... continue
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“A congestion charging scheme being used as a model for Greater Manchester is in difficulties just two years after being introduced,”... continue
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The DfT’s first Road Pricing Demonstrations Project trials will start early in 2009 using volunteers recruited by some of the seven contractors... continue
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“Congestion charge schemes could be sneaked in ‘through the back door’ across Britain under new laws to be pushed through... continue
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Graham Parkhurst and Geoff Dudley from the University of the West of England devote much of their contribution to Traffic Jam to a consideration of... continue
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North Lincolnshire Council this week welcomed the Government’s announcement of a public inquiry into plans to increase tolls on the Humber... continue
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Demand management has a vital role to play in ensuring that transport policies tackle climate change according to a new report by the Institution of... continue
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By Andrew Forster
In recent years Nottingham has earned an enviable reputation for delivering ambitious transport projects. The tram network has been cited as a model... continue
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Under the levy proposals, organisations will have to hold an annual licence covering the maximum number of workplace parking places that can be... continue
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The parking levy revenue will be allocated to four initiatives. Crucially, it will provide £67m (about 80%) of Nottingham City Council’s... continue
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Viewpoint
By Eric Sampson
The English language makes it is easy to say essentially the same thing but with different emphasis. Consider these phrases: Enough is as good as a... continue
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