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Over six million penalty charge notices for motoring offences were issued in London last year, with over five million of them being for parking... continue
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Stagecoach this week increased bus fares for passengers boarding or alighting services at interchanges operated by South Yorkshire Passenger... continue
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Scottish finance secretary John Swinney has said he is prepared to accept increased congestion as the price to pay for removing tolls from the Forth... continue
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Opponents of the Greater Manchester authorities' plans for congestion charging are to try and force a referendum on the issue in Bury. Manchester... continue
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The group endorses lorry road user charging - an idea developed by the Labour Government but ditched by former transport secretary Alistair... continue
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London mayor Ken Livingstone hopes to persuade residents of central London to change their car buying habits by more than trebling the congestion... continue
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57% of Manchester's Chamber of Commerce members oppose the conurbation's Transport Innovation Fund (TIF) bid going forward, the Chamber has revealed.... continue
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Rik Thomas
Stories about nationwide road pricing featured prominently in the mainstream print media towards the end of July, largely because of the news that... continue
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Nationwide road pricing is, as critics of Government procrastination are always telling us, "always ten years away". Or is it? The signals... continue
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The congestion stream of the Transport Innovation Fund should be opened up to many more authorities than just those prepared to implement road... continue
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David Holmes, chairman, Royal Automobile Club Foundation "Road pricing revenues must be available for investment in providing additional road... continue
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Colin McKenna, chairman of the CSS?Integrated Transport Group: "We welcome the conclusions from the committee on the application of the... continue
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Road pricing stories continued to feature prominently in The Manchester Evening News throughout July. On 18 July, for example, MEN reporter David... continue
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The Shropshire Star reported on 9 July that even the local Green Party was opposed to the proposed congestion charging scheme for Shrewsbury.... continue
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In brief
First Group has announced a £35m investment in 200 new buses for Greater Manchester that, it says, demonstrates the company's commitment to... continue
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The West Midlands conurbation authorities submitted a £4.5bn 15-year transport strategy to the DfT's Transport Innovation Fund this week but... continue
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The future of Shropshire County Council's Transport Innovation Fund bid looks doubtful after councillors resolved that they could not support a toll... continue
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Councils in Greater Manchester this week submitted their bid to the DfT's Transport Innovation Fund for a multi-billion pound investment in the... continue
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Opponents of Greater Manchester's plans to introduce road charging were this week reflecting on the next steps to try and thwart the scheme being... continue
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When congestion charging was introduced in 2003 there was an immediate improvement in average network traffic speeds in the zone during charging... continue
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