Tag : congestion

Bank holiday traffic to hit six-year high

3 months ago / 0 comments

Around 22 million leisure trips are expected to be made this weekend – up some eight million on last year and marking the highest total for … Read More »

London is sixth most gridlocked city in the world

6 months ago / 0 comments

London has been listed as the sixth most congested city in the world, only coming behind Moscow, Istanbul, Bogota, Mexico City and São Paulo.

TfL to axe C-Charge exemption for hybrids

8 months ago / 0 comments

Transport for London is to push ahead with plans to axe the Congestion Charge exemption for hybrids and plug-in hybrid vehicles from October 2021.

Councils get green light to introduce roadworks charging

2 years ago / 0 comments

The Department for Transport has given the go-ahead for nationwide rollout of roadworks charging in a move to cut congestion.

Calls for solutions to ‘astonishing’ cost of UK congestion

2 years ago / 0 comments

UK drivers lost an average of 31 hours in rush-hour traffic last year, costing the economy more than £37.7bn in 2017 and equating to £1,168 per … Read More »

UK’s city congestion up 20% since 2010

2 years ago / 0 comments

Delays due to congestion in the UK’s most gridlocked cities has risen 20% since 2010, with journeys now taking almost a third longer in peak times … Read More »

UK’s worst traffic jams revealed

2 years ago / 0 comments

Traffic congestion cost the UK economy an estimated £9bn according to Inrix, which as revealed the worst jams over the past 12 months.

Congestion could be cut by workplace parking levies and other council schemes

2 years ago / 0 comments

Councils should be able to implement schemes such as workplace charging levies and benefit from lessons learned in government public sector fleet initiatives in order to … Read More »

81% of fleet drivers affected by increasing motorway congestion

3 years ago / 0 comments

The majority (81%) of company car drivers think that motorway journey times are becoming less predictable due to roadworks and congestion, according to the results of a new … Read More »

M4 upgrades won’t fix South Wales traffic issues, expert warns

3 years ago / 0 comments

Upgrading the M4 isn’t the solution to congestion problems in South East Wales; the region requires an integrated public and private transport system to tempt people … Read More »