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Road pricing and higher motoring taxes could be used to compensate for rising costs in the public transport sector that threaten to undermine efforts... continue
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The Government will have to take some "tough decisions" on the Highways Agency's road building programme once the post-Nichols review of... continue
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Land-use planning and transport Iain Docherty of the University of Glasgow has prepared a paper on the Planning White Paper published last August.... continue
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Public support for road pricing at congestion hotspots would be enhanced if charges were implemented after capacity enhancements have been delivered... continue
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Andrew Forster
Transport experts from across Europe will congregate next week for a "high level stakeholders conference" organised by the European... continue
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The Commission will publish its thoughts on how external costs could be internalised across the transport industr y in June but officials already... continue
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Opponents of Stansted Airport expansion have welcomed the decision by Transport secretary Ruth Kelly to retain price caps on airport charges. Kelly's... continue
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The South West of England's ambitions for a second dual carriageway road into the region, via the A303/A358, have received a further setback from the... continue
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Cambridgeshire, Greater Manchester and the West of England partnership are to receive extra funding from the DfT to help them draw up their... continue
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Letters to the editor
Pete Kidd
Transport investment in the UK over the last 50 years has been disproportionately biased towards road transport. In contrast, Greater Manchester is... continue
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Norwich City Council is to introduce a car parking permit scheme this spring with the cost of the permit varying depending on the length of the... continue
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Tolls will be removed from the Forth and Tay road bridges next month after the Scottish Parliament gave its final approval to the Abolition of Bridge... continue
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Leon Mannings
Opponents of the road pricing element of Greater Manchester's £3bn Transport Innovation Fund (TIF) package are stepping up the pressure on... continue
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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.
Those readers who have used the M42 around Birmingham (between junctions 3A and 7) over the last few years will have witnessed the destruction of a... continue
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Nottingham City Council's executive board this week decided to press ahead with the country's first workplace parking levy scheme, despite a critical... continue
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A?number of fuel protests took place round the country last weekend with protestors calling on the Government not to go ahead with a planned increase... continue
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Tolls for using the M6 Toll in the West Midlands will rise on 1 January. The car toll at main toll plazas will rise by 50p to £4.50 (daytime) and the... continue
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Secondary stories
London mayor Ken Livingstone is considering imposing a reduced congestion charge on low emission cars rather than no charge at all, amid concern... continue
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In brief
Transport for London has increased the penalties for failing to pay the central London congestion charge on time to £120, reduced to £60 if paid... continue
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Interview
Andrew Forster
Mayer Hillman is good at ruffling the feathers of the transport world. As anyone who's heard him speak at a conference or lecture evening will know,... continue
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