Council ponders workplace parking levy

Council ponders workplace parking levy
 

A controversial levy on workplace car parking is being considered by councillors trying to cut road congestion in Oxford.
The proposal to charge firms a fee per employee car parking space faces tough opposition from businesses.
Oxfordshire County Council is set to fund a study of plans to replicate a scheme in Nottingham which is raising £9m a year for public transport.
A levy is also being considered in Cambridge.
Supporters say such schemes will cut traffic, reduce pollution and liberate commuter parking spaces for shoppers.
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22 November 2016 in Regional, Views: 84
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