congestion charge


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congestion charge

nStauabgabe for -gebühr f, → City-Maut f
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Down in London, they are exempt from the congestion charge, a concession that has sent sales of commuter bikes soaring in the capital, where the saving can be far more dramatic than those in the Mersey tunnels.
The FPB report adds: "We have seen by the hikes in London's congestion charge that this is just another way of raising revenue.
The daily car parking charge within London's congestion zone is pounds 30-pounds 35, so only the seriously rich drive into the centre of the city and park - and for such people, the pounds 8 congestion charge is of little significance.
The congestion charge in London has been used to raise the standards of London's bus and tube system, funding new trains, buses and extensions to services.
Motorists in the North-East could face a congestion charge similar to the one in place in London, it emerged last night.
The congestion charge introduced by London Mayor Ken Livingstone does not apply to coaches and buses, and coach operators who regularly run trips from Wales to London say they are delighted with the scheme.
BEFORE a congestion charge is introduced, good public transport needs to be put in place.
But any congestion charge scheme should be used to pay for improvements in public transport, out of town parking, the shuttle services and road maintenance.
By contrast, well over half of people travelling to work in London used public transport, and more are expected to stop using their cars in the capital because of the congestion charge.
I don't see it as a congestion charge, I see it as a tax and don't think it will free congestion.
Paying to park in the city is fair enough but to pay a congestion charge just for entering the city is not on.
Outsourcing firm Capita -which employs 2,000 in the Midlands - has won a pounds 90 million extension to its contract running London's congestion charge.