Urban Charging Schemes

December 2002
Logistics & Transport Focus;Dec2002, Vol. 4 Issue 10, p77
Trade Publication
In October 2003, Parliament's Transport Select Committee undertook a short inquiry into urban charging schemes intended to reduce road traffic congestion. The Committee's aim was to consider several different urban charging schemes and in particular, the congestion charging scheme to be introduced into central London, England. The Institute of Logistics and Transport enterted a response for the Committee's consideration. Among the issues raised in the Institute's response were the main benefits of such a scheme such as reduced congestion, which can be measured in terms of traffic speeds and time savings.


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