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Local Transport Today
Regular news
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
Local Transport Today
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
Local Transport Today
News extra
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
Local Transport Today
In brief
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
Local Transport Today
In brief
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
Local Transport Today
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
Local Transport Today
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
Local Transport Today
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
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Shropshire County Council is next week expected to formally abandon its plans for a congestion charge-based Transport Innovation Fund (TIF) bid for... continue
Local Transport Today
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
Local Transport Today
Regular news
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
Local Transport Today
In brief
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
Local Transport Today
In brief
Bus station departure charges could be graduated to reflect vehicle emission standards under plans being drawn up by Strathclyde Partnership for... continue
Local Transport Today
Secondary stories
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
Local Transport Today
Media monitor
On 17 November The Times' personal finance editor, Andrew Elison, suggested that the Government is currently taking too much tax from the British... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
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
Local Transport Today
Regular news
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
Local Transport Today
Regular news
A trial motorway road pricing project should be implemented alongside road widening or 'active traffic management' measures such as hard shoulder... continue
Local Transport Today
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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
Local Transport Today
Media monitor
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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