Fewer jams but lots of snags in capital

November 2003
Commercial Motor;11/27/2003, Vol. 198 Issue 5056, p12
Trade Publication
Reports on the failure of the congestion charge scheme in London, England to improve since it started operation in February 2003. Complaints against the scheme; Increase in red tape and administration costs in the transportation industry; Factor required in the delivery of a wide range of quality improvements.


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