The FTA has welcomed proposals from local government secretary Eric Pickles that would give businesses the power to force a review of local parking restrictions they are unhappy with. Under the proposals, which went to consultation earlier this month, individuals or businesses would be able to force a council review of parking rules and enforcement by raising a petition signed by at least 50 people, or at least 10% of the residents or businesses in the affected local area. Councils […]
Both the FTA and the RHA have welcomed the launch of the Scottish government’s rail strategy Delivering the Goods.
France’s plan to swap the failed Ecotaxe road user charging system with a new Heavy Vehicle Transit Tax early next year have been scrapped indefinitely.
More of the £500m being set aside for encouraging the take-up of ultra low emission vehicles should be allocated to freight vehicles, the FTA has suggested.