European Transport Policy sees growing role of road pricing schemes in the future
On 28 March, the European Commission released its long awaited 'White Paper' outlining its vision for a modern and sustainable transport. http://ec.europa.eu/transport/strategies/2011_white_paper_en.htm
In a dedicated chapters related to 'Smart Pricing and Taxation' and 'Integrated Urban Mobility', the Commission sees a growing role for road pricing schemes as a establishing a fair pricing system and managing growing traffic volumes. In this sense, the lessons drawn from from the GINA trials may be prove valuable.