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Car use taxes society

December 18th, 2012 by European Cyclists Federation

On average, every car in Europe produces external costs of the equivalent of €1,600 per year in noise, air pollution, greenhouse gas emissions, and accidents not covered by liability insurance. This figure comes from a study published in the paper “The true costs of automobility: External costs of cars” that was produced and presented to […]

Guernsey could achieve a model solution to its transport problems

September 27th, 2010 by Paul Langlois

As Guernsey strives to go green, one aspect of island life continues seemingly oblivious to any environmental issues and that is car usage. The Environment Department’s idea of a Transport Strategy seems to be to encourage everyone into a car … “There we go, no one has a transport problem now.” Peter Sirett’s lukewarm enthusiasm […]