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Free parking: a mistaken panacea for hospitals’ ills

Ray Bentley Bere Alston PL20
08 January 2019
 

Two recent reports have suggested free parking as the solution for two different problems. The first is that hospital parking charges are seen as a tax on the ill, and the second is the decline of our High Streets. In both cases, however, free parking would have the unfortunate side effect of increasing traffic and pollution, so is there an alternative? Well, free bus fares for trips to hospitals and town centres would have positive side effects.

Providing free parking at hospitals would have...

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