The recent Transport Planning Society debate was an informative and fascinating affair.TPS invited Gary Raccuja, last year’s winner of the Wolfson prize, to present and discuss his winning paper “Miles Better: Replacing Fuel Duty and VED with a Mileage-based Road Tax, collected by insurers”. Responding to Gary’s proposal were the former chair of the RAC […]
Our shortlisted Wolfson Economics Prize entry, and the thinking behind it continues to be of interest to various organisations. Paul Buchanan was recently approached by Transportation Professional for comment. A copy of the latest edition of the TP magazine can be viewed here.
It is over 200 years since road pricing was first suggested but there are only three significant schemes in operation: London, Singapore & Stockholm. All are ongoing and popular, even though they cover only a small % of the city and levy a simple, and relatively ineffective, cordon charge. Our proposal (Volterra with Jacobs) for […]
As a niche consultancy with expertise in the planning, economic and financial appraisal of public and private sector transport, the question for this years’ Wolfson Economics Prize “How can we pay for better, safer, more reliable roads in a way that is fair to road users and good for the economy and the environment?” was […]