Road-User Charging

May 2000
Logistics & Transport Focus;May2000, Vol. 2 Issue 4, p7
Trade Publication
This article reports that new advice is available to help local authorities in Great Britain considering implementing road-user charging schemes. Produced by the Transport and Travel Research Ltd. in association with the Ian Catling Consultancy and the Wilbur Smith Associates, the 'Preliminary Scheme Design Guide,' synthesizes knowledge and experience gained from projects across the world and provides a practical checklist for the planning, design and implementation of a road-user charging scheme. The guide examines a range of issues. These include the objectives which a road-user charging scheme may address, major scheme design, the importance of a well-managed public consultation and public relations campaign, scheme evaluation, and practical implementation.


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