In 1868 the world’s first traffic light was installed outside the Houses of Parliament. The gaslit signal controlled the flow of London carriages—at least for a few weeks.

Urban transport systems are essential for economic development and improving citizens' quality of life. To establish high-quality and affordable transport systems, cities must ensure their financial sustainability to fund new investments in infrastructure while also funding maintenance and operation of existing facilities and services.

The World Bank has released this report that reviews recent trends in transport and greenhouse gas emission trends in Europe and Central Asia through comparison of trends in the 15 European Union member states 10 years ago and the current 27 member states.

ERP Remains Controversial But It Has Been Effective In Singapore

MUMBAI: Buying new cars is set to become even more expensive, with the Maharashtra Motor Vehicle Tax or road tax being raised for both petrol and diesel vehicles from May 1.

Cities all over the world are trying to ease congestion on roads , check car population to free their road space and this latest special report in Down To Earth finds out where India is headed and what lessons can the country learn from them.

Cities all over the world are trying to ease congestion on roads. Not the chocked Indian cities, through. Time to make cars in India pay the real cost of using roads.

NEW DELHI: Cars and two-wheelers are all set to become more expensive in the Capital with the Delhi Cabinet approving a proposal on Monday to increase road tax on them. The new rates would come into force on issuance of a notification.

The new road tax rates, which will come into force after a notification is issued, on vehicles of different categories will range from 2 to 10 per cent of their cost
Now if you want to buy a Land Cruiser, a Honda CRV or any other luxury vehicle, be prepared to pay a whopping 10 per cent of its cost in road tax.

The B K Chaturvedi Committee, set up to recommend ways to expedite the National Highways Development Project, seems to have been guided by the misconception that infrastructure can be built by simply doling out additional concessions to the investors.

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