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Road Pricing in Europe

Peter Vermaat

From: Road User Charging in the UK, Europe and the United States, 28th January 2014, London

28 January 2014  Transport channel

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About the presentation

A few years ago, 1.8 million people signed a petition against road pricing on the Prime Minister's website. This event will provide an insight and update on road user charging schemes in the UK, Europe and the United States covering some of the following topics:

An introduction to road pricing (UK history, public acceptability issues, technologies used)

Road pricing in Europe (truck tolling, toll rings, and prospects for tolling private cars)

Road pricing in the US (incl. GPS based trials in Oregon and Minnesota)
Current status of road pricing in the UK (London Congestion Charge Scheme, HGV road user levy, Dartford Crossing, Humber Bridge, M6 toll etc)

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