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Brazil’s New Logistics Investment Programme
Brazil’s rapid economic growth over the last decade, as well as the emergence of a new middle class, has put a strain on the country’s transport infrastructure.
Brazil
5 Sep 2012
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EU Consults On Road Charging
On 10 August 2012 the European Commission launched a consultation on charging for use of road infrastructure.
European Union
22 Aug 2012
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Transport Secretary Launches Consultation On Stopping Up And Diversion Orders
Transport Secretary Justine Greening has published a consultation on proposed reform of the process for stopping up and diverting local roads
UK
23 Jul 2012
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Network Rail Fined Ł1 Million For Double Fatality In 2005
On 31 January 2012, Network Rail submitted a guilty plea to three charges brought by the Office of Rail Regulation (ORR).
UK
23 Mar 2012
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Changes To Vehicle Tax Rules
From 2012, the transfer and use of road vehicles will be taxed according to new rules...
Hungary
1 Dec 2011
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New ‘Seven Deadly Sins’ For Transport Businesses
From 4 December 2011, transport businesses will be subject to stricter rules which could result in loss of good reputation and withdrawal of transport permits.
Slovakia
31 Oct 2011
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Europe Signals Transformational Change: Transport 2050
On 28th March 2011 the European Commission (the "Commission") launched its white paper on transport - the "Roadmap to a Single European Transport Area – Towards a competitive and resource efficient transport system" (the "Roadmap").
UK
8 Apr 2011
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Network Rail Face Fines For Health And Safety - Legacy Railtrack
On 10 May 2002, a train crash at Potters Bar station resulted in seven fatalities. The inquest into the causes of the accident during the summer of 2010 concluded that poor maintenance and inspections to a set of points caused the accident.
UK
24 Feb 2011
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PKP Intercity Fined For Infringing Consumer Interests
PKP Intercity has been fined PLN 2.2 million (c €550,000) by Competition Authority (UOKiK) for practices infringing consumer interests.
UK
13 Jan 2010
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Driving Down Road Emissions
Decarbonisation of road transport featured prominently in a report to Parliament entitled "Meeting carbon budgets - the need for a step change" published on 12 October 2009 by the UK Climate Change Committee (the "Committee").
UK
23 Nov 2009
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Tram Scheme Inquiry Announced
The All Party Parliamentary Light Rail Group, together with the Passenger Transport Executive Group are setting up an inquiry to consider the development of modern tram systems in the UK.
UK
22 Sep 2009
12
Clean Road Vehicles - Lifetime Costs In Public Procurement Agreed
Recent announcements of President Obama requesting an urgent review of a policy preventing US states from imposing stricter vehicle emissions standards and the ordering of the enforcement of existing fuel-efficiency law co-incide with continued EU efforts to spearhead transport targeted regulation in order to effect change.
UK
12 Feb 2009
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The European Commission’s “Greening Transport Package": A Stepped Approach
On 8 July 2008 the European Commission (the “Commission”) launched a package of proposals to make transport greener and more sustainable.
UK
31 Jul 2008
14
Clean Road Vehicles: The Introduction Of Lifetime Costs In Public Purchasing
The rise in national and international law directed at "cleaning" road vehicles is hard to miss. In this article we look at the European Commission's proposal for a Directive on the Promotion of Clean and Energy Efficient Road Transport Vehicles.
UK
9 Jul 2008
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Legislation Backs Technology For Cleaner Road Transport
In December 2007 the Dutch Cabinet announced that it had agreed in principle to introduce a vehicle charge per kilometre on all Dutch roads according to the time, route and the environment characteristics of the particular vehicle.
UK
24 Jun 2008
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Stepping Closer To Decarbonised Cars? Response To King Review Awaited
In 2007 the UK Government commissioned Professor Julia King, Vice-Chancellor of Aston University and former Director of Advanced Engineering at Rolls-Royce plc, working with Lord Stern, to conduct a review to examine the vehicle and fuel technologies which over the next 25 years could help to decarbonise road transport, particularly cars (the "King Review").
UK
24 Jun 2008
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Train Leasing Market To Be Investigated By Competition Commission
The Office of Rail Regulation (ORR) announced on 26 April 2007 its decision to refer the leasing of rolling stock for franchised passenger rail services to the Competition Commission (CC) for further investigation.
UK
27 Apr 2007
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Widening of the scope of the duty to maintain public highways
Widening of the scope of the duty to maintain public highways (Department for Transport, Environment and the Regions v Mott MacDonald Ltd and others, 2006)
UK
8 Aug 2006
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First insurance scheme sanction by English Court since BAIC
The judge who refused to sanction the British Aviation Insurance Company Limited (BAIC) Scheme, has now sanctioned a Scheme promoted by 18 Dutch insurance companies. This is the first Scheme to be sanctioned by the English Court since the BAIC judgment in July 2005.
UK
3 Oct 2005
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The Railways Act 2005 - a summary
On 19th January 2004, the Secretary of State for Transport announced a review of the rail industry, to consider structural and organisational changes, safety regulation and issues relating to improving performance and controlling costs.
UK
9 Jun 2005
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