congestion charge

congestion charges
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Congestion charges refer to money motorists must pay in order to drive in some city centres. Congestion charges are intended to reduce traffic within those areas.
Derived words:
cong^estion charging N-UNCOUNT

...the decision on whether to introduce congestion charging on urban roads.


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  • congestion charge — noun A charge levied on vehicles entering a heavily congested part of a transport network • • • Main Entry: ↑congest * * * congestion charge UK US noun [countable] [singular congestion charge plural …   Useful english dictionary

  • congestion charge — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms congestion charge : singular congestion charge plural congestion charges a payment that you make each day for the right to drive into a city centre, introduced as a way of reducing traffic …   English dictionary

  • congestion charge — noun Brit. a charge made to drive into an area, typically a city centre, that suffers heavy traffic …   English new terms dictionary

  • congestion charge — ➡ commuting * * * …   Universalium

  • London congestion charge — At Old Street, street markings and a sign (inset) with the white on red C alert drivers to the charge. The sign displays the original operating hours for the scheme …   Wikipedia

  • Greater Manchester congestion charge — A map of Greater Manchester highlighting the two cordons in red. The M60 Manchester orbital motorway was proposed as the greater cordon, and the Manchester Inner Ring Road would have had additional inner cordon. The Greater Manchester congestion… …   Wikipedia

  • Edinburgh congestion charge — The Edinburgh congestion charge (also known as Edinburgh road tolls) was a proposed scheme of congestion pricing for Scotland s capital city. It planned to reduce congestion by introducing a daily charge to enter a cordon within the inner city,… …   Wikipedia

  • London Congestion Charge — Die London Congestion Charge (engl. für Londoner Staugebühr) ist eine Innenstadtmaut, welche Kraftfahrer im Zentrum von London entrichten müssen. London ist nicht die erste, war aber bis 2006 die größte Stadt, die eine solche Gebühr erhebt. Die… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Durham City congestion charge — Coordinates: 54°46′39″N 1°34′12″W / 54.7775°N 1.57°W / 54.7775; 1.57 …   Wikipedia

  • Manchester Congestion Charge — Le Manchester Congestion Charge désigne une tentative de mise en place d un péage pour circuler dans le Grand Manchester (à l intérieur de la boucle formée par l autoroute M60 précisément), ceci afin de limiter la circulation souvent surchargée… …   Wikipédia en Français

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