Local traffic management schemes

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  • LOCAL TRANSPORT SCHEMES
    • CAR SHARING/ HOV LANES
      • Got idea from Toronto, Canada
      • Cameras to monitor/police
      • B'ham, Fort Parkway
    • BARCLAYS 'BORIS BIKES'
      • 4,000 bikes, 350 stations around city
      • can be used 24/7
      • Integrated lights (safety)
      • 30 mins free, then £1 for 30 mins etc.
    • B'HAM TRAMS
      • Operated in 1950s
      • Expected to boost economy by £50m
      • METROLINK MANC'
        • Taken 2.6million cars off the road
        • Cost over £1bn
    • CONGESTION CHARGE
      • London 2003
        • Raised over £1bn reinvested in public transport
        • 60,000 fewer cars per day est
      • Central London emissions reduced by 15% since '03
      • Manchester + York turned down schemes, but Manchester trying to reintroduce idea
    • PARK & RIDE
      • Cambridge has 3 park + ride depots
    • PEDESTRIAN-ISATION

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