Heathrow Airport has confirmed it will consider the case for a congestion charge, if a third runway (pictured) is given the go-ahead. The charge would be considered as part of a commitment to increase the proportion of passengers using public transport to access the airport to more than 50%, it said. Increasing the use of public transport to access the airport would also contribute to a separate commitment to keep CO2 emissions within UK climate change targets, it suggested. A […]
London’s Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) has launched, with operators delivering into the capital questioning the mayor’s rationale in forcing them to invest tens of thousands of pounds to comply.
The FTA has warned that a proposed low emission zone for Birmingham, along with a road user charging scheme, lorry restrictions and greater implementation of consolidation centres put forward by the city council, could have a damaging effect on freight deliveries in and around the city.
Metro mayors must harmonise measures to avoid introducing contradictory regulations, associations have warned.