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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
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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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In brief
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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Secondary stories
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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Almost half of adults questioned in a new survey are opposed in principle to road charging but support grows sharply if respondents are told the... continue
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Road pricing would be implemented in central Bristol and Bath under the Transport Innovation Fund proposals unveiled by the four authorities in the... continue
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The introduction of a new permit system for foreign road hauliers to operate on Britain's roads will do little to 'level the playing field' with... continue
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On 15 October The Daily Telegraph claimed on its front page that: "Ministers are to perform a U-turn by shelving plans for a national road... continue
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Main editorial comment
Just as the newspapers filled endless column inches two years ago with stories of the Government's 'plan' for nationwide road pricing (remember the... continue
Local Transport Today
Viewpoint
By Stephen Moss CBE
It is impossible for anyone who lives in London not to share Ken Livingstone's concerns for both the need to reduce road traffic congestion and to... continue
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London mayor Ken Livingstone is being urged to retain the residents' discount on the congestion charge for residents who currently own a vehicle with... continue
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The Government has backtracked on a promise to hypothecate any above inflation increase in fuel duty to transport. Revenues raised from last week's... continue
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Media monitor
A public consultation on the Workplace Parking Levy (WPL) proposed by Nottingham City Council (LTT 13 Sep) attracted comparatively little attention... continue
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