road pricing

Scottish Government puts road pricing firmly on the agenda

17/01/2022

Scottish ministers will this year commission research into demand management options to discourage car use, ‘including pricing’.

Transport minister Dey links road pricing with more powers for Scotland

03/12/2021

Road pricing is likely to be necessary for Scotland in the future but cannot be delivered holistically until the Scottish Government has further powers, its transport minister has said.

Sunak 'considers road pricing to plug tax gap'

16/11/2020

The chancellor is reportedly considering introducing road pricing to address a tax shortfall of up to £40bn that is expected to arise as drivers switch to electric cars.

Road pricing could help solve congestion, say engineers

14/12/2015

A ‘challenge paper’ published by the Royal Academy of Engineering has concluded that efficient road pricing offers the best way to tackle road congestion.

Ring-fencing of road pricing could save drivers millions, report says

24/10/2013

A new research paper has identified £12.2 billion of annual inefficiency across England’s road network, a figure that may rise to £27 billion per year by 2040 if action is not taken to reverse under-investment.

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