UK advised to develop road pricing

Business leader sees nationwide scheme within 10 years as key to reducing congestion and emissions

The UK must put in place nationwide road pricing to counter traffic congestion and start reducing vehicle carbon dioxide emissions, according to a government-commissioned report published on Friday.

Business leader Rod Eddington reviews options to modernise the country’s transport network.  He concludes that road pricing could halve congestion by 2025 and bring significant environmental and economic benefits totalling UK£28bn (€41bn) a year.

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