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Money Box Live: Road Charges

Parking levies, congestion charges, roads with tolls - do these policies really work to reduce congestion or are they an unfair tax on car users?

Parking levies, congestion charges, roads with tolls - these are just a few ideas for ways to help ease and maintain our clogged roads.

Adam Shaw and guests discuss whether levying these 'additional' taxes on car users is an effective way to reduce congestion and improve transport. Do they work? Are they fair?

We hear from Nottingham where a controversial workplace parking levy has been in place since 2012. It costs £375 per space and in the last year has raised £9.3m towards improving public transport in the city. Has it been worth it?

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Presenter: Adam Shaw
Reporter: Verity Cowley
Producers: Alex Lewis and Lee Kumutat
Editor: Richard Vadon.

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Wed 19 Oct 2016 15:00


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