Saturday, December 02, 2006

Unit 2: Overcoming negative externalities: Road pricing; the Eddington report

The Eddingon report on on the future of UK transport suggests a role for road pricing. This video clip suggests why

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More on the report can be found at

and other links are listed with a summary at Geoff Riley's blog

As the prospect of green taxes loom, this BBC Midlands Today video clip examines what road pricing might cost some of the region's commuters.

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