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Raheny United into Champions League knockout stages

Catherine Cronin and Claire Shine goals break new ground for Irish women’s soccer<p>Fri, Aug 15, 2014, 01:00<p>Goals from Catherine Cronin and Claire Shine …

Soccer

'Big Brother' toll roads proposed

It's Time to Embrace Congestion Pricing

An ambitious new transportation plan for DC announced last week includes a massive public transit expansion, additional subway line, and beefed up …

Drivers Should Pay For the Roads They Use

The Highway Trust Fund, which has a projected 10-year deficit of $172 billion, is due to run low in July, and if nothing is done the administration …

Reinventing the American highway: The promise (and pitfalls) of learning to love tolls

<b>(Artens via Shutterstock)</b><p>America’s infrastructure is dramatically underfunded, and our roads are falling apart. Time to change things up<p>Henry Grabar<p>July 20, 2014 1:00pm (UTC)<p>It has always been cheap to drive in the United States, relative to other developed countries. As far as our road budget …

Debunking the Myths of Highway Tolling

American drivers recognize that our iconic highways, from Los Angeles' 110 Freeway to the Capital Beltway around Washington, D.C., are in immediate need of major overhaul or reconstruction. Many of our nation's major roads were built in the middle of the last century, so it's understandable that …

Traffic Technology Today

Austria joins Scandinavian toll service<p>Austria has become a part of the EasyGo+ toll collection service between Denmark, Norway and Sweden, which is …

Introducing Dart Charge from late November

The full benefits of the scheme will be delivered by the end of April 2015, when all changes to the road layout will be completed. The website, …

Denmark ready to counter German road toll

If the Germans do it, we should do it too.<p>That is the reaction of a majority of Danish MPs to Germany’s proposed 'foreigner road toll' that could …

Boris could make motorists pay for every mile they drive on London's roads to cut deaths from pollution

Motorists in the capital could soon find themselves forced to pay for each mile they drive under radical new air quality proposals by Mayor of London …

Pollution

The Plan That Could Finally Free New York City From Traffic Congestion

Can a new effort to price out road use set a path for U.S. cities to follow?<p>There's a reason for New York City's ongoing flirtation with road pricing: the city is set up perfectly for it. It has a clear core business area (Manhattan) accessible by limited entryways (bridges and tunnels) that would …

Foreign HGV operators comply with new levy

Thousands of foreign hauliers who operate in the UK have registered to pay the new HGVlevy and are paying the charge, Transport Minister Robert …

5 things to know about cash-free toll roads

Today is the last day Orange County’s network of toll roads will accept cash payments at toll booths. On Wednesday, the friendly booth attendants …

Roads

Pay-per-mile Tax Proposed in California

PISMO BEACH, Calif. - California's state gas tax could soon be gone and replaced by a mileage tax. Lawmakers are saying it'll raise money to be used …

Belgian road pricing tender goes to preferred bidder status

The T-Systems led consortium has been selected as the preferred bidder for Belgium's distance based truck tolling system across main roads according …

Merkel could postpone German tolling scheme

Alexander Dobrindt had hoped to table his plan for a German toll on foreign car drivers before the parliament’s summer break, but according to media …

France's Ecotax distance based truck toll to be scaled back

As has been previously reported, the French Government had been committed to implementing a distance/size based heavy goods vehicle charge on all …

Here's why people can only use their cars every second day now in Paris

Image: Exhaust via Shutterstock<p>Image: Exhaust via Shutterstock<p>PARIS LAUNCHES ALTERNATE driving days for the first time in nearly 20 years to tackle …