congestion charging


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congestion charging

n
the practice of charging motorists for the right to drive on busy roads, esp at busy times
congestion charge n
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Andrew Mathias, the organisation's spokesman in Wales, said, 'Introducing congestion charging in Cardiff would be tantamount to sending a wrecking ball into its small business community.
LONDON mayor Ken Livingstone is to visit Scotland to help argue the case for congestion charging.
It's very brave and it's a risk but Congestion Charging is necessary for London.
50 per day per vehicle in the congestion charging zone during charging hours.
CONGESTION charging in the region is "probably inevitable", councils in Merseyside have told Government ministers.
We take the view that congestion charging is the next logical step, but there are other steps we can take before we get to that.
CONGESTION charging is not on Liverpool's agenda at least for the next five years.
But early next month the City of Edinburgh will conduct a city-wide ballot on the introduction of a congestion charging scheme to make car journeys into Edinburgh pounds 2-a-go more expensive.
In February, the council will hold a referendum on congestion charging.
Whether or not congestion charging in London proves successful is irrelevant says Tim Green, Director of the Road UsersCO Alliance.
CONGESTION charging, no matter what form it takes, can only be bad news for a city like Liverpool.
Congestion charging, or road pricing as the Government would prefer to call it, is without doubt one of the most controversial issues facing local councils today.