- Improve attractiveness and marketing. // Management Services;Sep2002, Vol. 46 Issue 9, p34
This article reports that a consortium led by the WS Atkins has won a 400,000 fund contract to assess road-user charging which may be used as paid of the local contribution for the planned Light Rapid Transit scheme in Bristol. Like many local authorities, the Bristol City Council is seeking...
- Railtrack Below Expectations. // Logistics & Transport Focus;Jun99, Vol. 1 Issue 1, p4
The Institute of Logistics and Transport is welcoming the announcement the government of Great Britain regarding road charging trials, that is to be carried out beyond 1999 in Leeds and Edinburgh. The institute supports the move to develop electronic charging systems. This new system, when the...
- Institute Welcomes Road Pricing Trials. // Logistics & Transport Focus;Jul/Aug99, Vol. 1 Issue 2, p4
The Institute of Logistics and Transport welcomes the announcement the government of Great Britain regarding road charging trials, that is to be carried out beyond 1999 in Leeds and Edinburgh. The institute supports the move to develop electronic charging systems. This new system, when the...
- Security's Double Threat. // Traffic World;11/22/2004, Vol. 268 Issue 47, p31
Reports on the decision of ports in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico to collect port security fees on carriers and shippers. Minimum charges set by the ports; Port expenses in maintaining security investments and the increased security staffing mandated by the Maritime Transportation Security Act.
- FOR WHOM THE TOLLS TOLLED. Hill, Bob // Louisville Magazine;Nov2011, Vol. 62 Issue 11, p81
The article analyzes the plans of the Louisville and Southern Indiana Bridges Authority in Kentucky to levy usage fees for constructing Downtown and East End bridges as well as for redesigning Spaghetti Junction, by referring to past experiences will several other bridges. As reported, if one...
- Cost Uncertainty. // Traffic World;6/17/2002, Vol. 266 Issue 24, p30
Analyzes the effect of government-imposed user fees or carrier surcharges on the exporters in the U.S. Anticipation of increase in transportation costs prior to extra security measures shipping lines; Vulnerability of exporters of low-value agricultural products to unexpected increase in...
- Failure to raise vignette cap threatens validity of LRUC. // Commercial Motor;3/3/2011, Vol. 214 Issue 5422, p8
The article reports that the lorry road user charge (LRUC) has been set to be operational by 2014 to ensure a fairer arrangement for the British hauliers and it is expected to collect revenue of about 19 million a year in Great Britain.
- THE TOLL TAX. Brown, Andrew // Motor Transport;11/20/2003, p1
Reports on the use of the Lorry Road User Charge for hauliers in Great Britain. Impact of the tolling system on British hauliers; Cost of running the Lorry Road User Charge; Information on the likely income from the toll system.
- Financing the Increasing Cost of Highways. Wright, Frederick G. "Bud" // Public Roads;Jul/Aug2005, Vol. 69 Issue 1, p1
Introduces a series of articles about public roads in the U.S., including the implementation of direct user charges for utilization of highways.