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Road User Charging in the UK, Europe and the United States

Seminar

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 Europe.

Date and Time

28 January 2014 - 13:30-17:00

Location

London, United Kingdom - icon_popup  (See map)

Organiser

Organised by the Automotive & Road Transport Systems TPN.


About this event

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)

Speakers

Peter Vermaat - Transport Research Laboratory

Charles Hewson - SANEF Tolling Ltd

Dr John Walker - Honorary Secretary, ITS(UK), Road User Charging Group and Visiting Senior Research Fellow, Transportation Research Group, University of Southampton

Paul O'Sullivan - Department for Transport

Michele Dix - Managing Director, Planning, Transport for London (TfL)

Programme

13:30

Registration

14:00

Welcome
John Walker

14:05

Introduction to road pricing
John Walker

14:30

Road pricing in Europe
Peter Vermaat, Transport Research Laboratory

15:00

Road pricing in the US
Charles Hewson, SANEF UK.

15:30

Refreshment break

15:50

Current status of road pricing in the UK
Paul O'Sullivan, Department for Transport and Michele Dix, Transport for London (TfL)

16:20

Panel discussion and Q&A session

16:55

Vote of thanks and close of event

Cost

This is a free to attend event.



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