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    • Road user charging proposed for DenmarkThe joint proposal by 3F, the Danish trade union for the transport sector, and think-tank Kraka to replace vehicle registration fees with a GPS-based road user charging system is worth noting....
    • The market is due for a slowdownThere is nothing that fuels economic uncertainty like economic uncertainty. Lack of confidence amongst investors ensures a reluctance to invest, and that is a common problem for many of the markets...
    • Are road tolls the economic answer?Tolling has been widely promoted as the answer to future road needs by many economists. The fundamental principle of a toll road is comparatively easy to understand: a driver wants to get from here...
    • US highway bill finally receives approval by governmentAfter a long series of delays, the US Government has finally managed to agree the latest highway reauthorisation bill. This comes after numerous short term extensions of the previous bill, due to...
    • Future funding crisis looms?From the UK's Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) comes data revealing a future funding crisis many governments will face. The IFS study, commissioned by the RAC Foundation, shows that income from...
    • Managing traffic demand is crucialCongestion charging can be an effective measure to aid traffic management in major cities. As vehicle use continues to grow worldwide, and fastest of all in developing nations, the problem of...
    • Cracking down on drug drivingNew laws being established in the UK will crack down on those driving under the influence of illegal drugs. A panel of experts has been appointed by the UK Government to investigate the various...
    • Debating infrastructure funding solutionsWith funding of road, bridge, tunnel and highway infrastructure a topic of debate in many developed and developing nations at present, different solutions are in the frame for discussion. Funding...
    • Conference highlights Mexico's highway investmentAt the recent PIARC World Road Conference in Mexico City the country's president, Felipe Calderon, made a keynote opening address. Calderon emphasised that infrastructure investment and expansion...
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