Reporter 406, 22 September 1997

Solution to road chaos

Introducing charges for car use in urban areas will become essential if traffic chaos and increased pollution are to be avoided, the Festival was told by Professor Tony May of the University’s Institute for Transport Studies. In an address on sustainable transport, Professor May said research at Leeds showed that traffic problems could be eased at no cost to the taxpayer if local authorities were allowed to charge for road use and spend the money on improving public transport.

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