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Garrett Emmerson
Garrett Emmerson is a director of consultant Steer Davies Gleave, chair of the Local Transport Planning Network and a member of the Commission for Integrated Transport. The views expressed in this column are those of the author alone.
Musing recently late one Saturday night over a glass of wine or two with some of my non-transport industry friends, I got into a protracted debate... continue
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Halton Borough Council has defended the plan to impose tolls on the existing Silver Jubilee Crossing between Runcorn and Widnes as well as on the... continue
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Board members of the Road Haulage Association this week decided not to organise street protests by hauliers angry at the rising price of diesel fuel.... continue
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Bus station departure charges could be graduated to reflect vehicle emission standards under plans being drawn up by Strathclyde Partnership for... continue
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The Dutch Government this week announced plans to introduce distance-based road user charging, starting with lorries in 2011/12 and quickly to be... continue
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On 17 November The Times' personal finance editor, Andrew Elison, suggested that the Government is currently taking too much tax from the British... continue
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Stephen Plowden, London NW1
Using a do-minimum comparison to appraise a proposed road investment is even more problematic than Phil Goodwin suggests ("It's time something... continue
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The Scottish Parliament has approved plans to abolish tolls on the Forth and Tay bridges as soon as practicable. MSPs last week voted to approve the... continue
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A trial motorway road pricing project should be implemented alongside road widening or 'active traffic management' measures such as hard shoulder... continue
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<b>Key points l Welsh to take trunk road pricing powers l Councils given power to approve their own schemes</b> The Welsh Assembly... continue
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Rik Thomas
On 12 November the Channel Four television programme Dispatches devoted an hour to the subject of road pricing. After opening the programme by... continue
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Greater Manchester's congestion charging and public transport investment package appeared to be in danger of crumbling this week as opponents forced... continue
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Taxation from lorries more than covers the environmental and infrastructure costs that the vehicles create according to a new study. Researchers from... continue
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The 'Transaction' road haulage group that played a key role in the fuel protests that caused massive disruption in 2000, is threatening new action in... continue
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Transport for London has awarded IBM?the contract to run the central London congestion charge, replacing the Capita Group, which has run the scheme... continue
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TfL is proposing raising toll charges for motorists using the Thames Gateway bridge, which is now not expected to open until at least 2016. A new... continue
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On 30 October The Financial Times described the contents of the Government's response to the Eddington Review on the future of transport as... continue
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Motorists in London who enter advanced stopping areas for cyclists when waiting at road junctions could be issued with penalty charge notices under... continue
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The DfT is to look at the common criticism that business cases for schemes which cut car use or ease congestion are weakened because   lost... continue
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The Government has backed down from its plan to eliminate the secretary of state for transport's power to require councils to conduct consultations... continue
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