This paper reviews the literature on the fiscal policy
instruments commonly used to reduce transport sector
externalities. The findings show that congestion charges
would reduce vehicle traffic by 9 to 12 percent and
significantly improve environmental quality. The vehicle
tax literature suggests that every 1 percent increase in
vehicle taxes would reduce vehicle miles by 0.22 to 0.45

Residents of this upscale community are suburban pioneers, going where few soccer moms or commuting executives have ever gone before: they have given up their cars.

The revenue officer of the Bhopal Municipal Corporation (BMC) seems to be not serious about collection of revenue. Due to his indifference the BMC is losing lakhs of rupees. The paid parking of vehicles is an important source of income to the BMC. In spite of this the BMC is not serious about the collection. In the financial year 2009-2010 contract for paid parking of only ten places was given.

The parking fee board placed by the Corporation on Shanmugham Road which comes under the PWD.

Mumbai: Though the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) plans a four-fold increase in parking charges, frequent users of parking lots need not worry as the civic body will soon introduce a monthly pass scheme for them with special discounts.

With this, the BMC intends to do away with the touts who have been issuingmonthly passes 'unofficially'.

AHMEDABAD: Free parking could soon become a thing of past. Infact, it could be banned altogether in some parts of the city. For the first time, city's municipal administration has begun talking of a parking as well as an advertising policy. These moves are aimed at making public transport more likable for the denizens.

This recent study by Environment Pollution (Prevention & Control) Authority is an effort to improve public understanding of the challenges that parking of vehicles present and the ways parking regulations can be leveraged to restrain traffic in Indian cities.

Global experience bears out that parking management is one of the most powerful instruments to reduce travel by personal vehicles that also influences commuting choices in favour of public transport.

A range of financial options to choose from City buses need to be affordable as well as comfortable and efficient. It is well known that bus operations would cost anywhere between Rs 20 per km and Rs 50 per km, depending on the cost of the bus and its operating cost (particularly fuel efficiency and staff). Who will pay this cost? In Delhi, for instance, a two-km trip costs Rs 3, and

The parking issues of Bangalore are intricately related to the city structure, infrastructure, traffic and management. The one way system proposed for speedy movement within the city and streamlining the traffic had facilitated clear carriageways with removal of parking from the roads.

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