Tuesday, January 20, 2009

Gas Guzzlers Pay More to Park

London’s borough of Richmond has begun a policy where cars with more emissions pay bigger parking fees. Under the plan, the cars generating higher carbon dioxide emissions will be charged about a dollar an hour more to park than hybrids like the Toyota Prius. Richmond officials estimate the parking price-hike will effect 40 percent of cars.

Source: “Cars with More Emissions Pay Bigger Parking Fees In Britain,” by Ben Mack, Wired Blog Network, January 8, 2009.

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