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A road toll should be introduced to plug lost revenue from fuel duty, study says | This is Money

A road toll should be introduced to plug lost revenue from fuel duty, study says | This is Money

Ministers have been told to consider a national system of road tolls to compensate for the huge loss in revenue from fuel duty when electric cars become mainstream on the back of new research. At present, fuel duty – the tax on petrol and diesel – is charged at a rate of 57.95p for every […]

MTA: Improved Subway Service Boosts Our Pitch for Congestion Pricing | Streetsblog New York City

MTA: Improved Subway Service Boosts Our Pitch for Congestion Pricing | Streetsblog New York City

MTA leadership has a message for New York State lawmakers: we’re doing what we need to do to turn the subway system around — now give us the money we need to finish the job. Under New York City Transit President Andy Byford, the subways continue to see marked service improvements: On-time performance last month […]

National links: What it takes to make congestion pricing work | Greater Greater Washington

National links: What it takes to make congestion pricing work | Greater Greater Washington

Research from cities around the world shows how to make congestion pricing work. A data-driven approach to ending homelessness has been successful in multiple cities. Why don’t most cities tax land values? Pricing strategies to decongest cities: As more people become comfortable with the idea of congestion pricing and technology makes it more feasible, cities […]

Qantas defend their pricing at airline hearing | The North West Star

Qantas defend their pricing at airline hearing | The North West Star

Mr David said their major costs were labour, fuel, maintenance though like Virgin Airlines in their Brisbane hearing he also blamed airport charges. “Airport charges make up a significant and growing portion of the price of airfares,” Mr David said. “Airport and security charges make up 17 per cent of the average fare for QantasLink […]

Drummond: Yorba Linda raises green fees at Black Gold to cover higher minimum wages | Orange County Register

Drummond: Yorba Linda raises green fees at Black Gold to cover higher minimum wages | Orange County Register

Kudron told City Council members at a March 5 meeting that he plans to ask for “incremental” increases rather than a big increase in three years, as costs mount to pay the many minimum wage employees at the facility. The last price hike came in 2017. Also, Finance Director Scott Catlett told council members the […]

Uber puts its money behind congestion pricing | CSNY

Uber puts its money behind congestion pricing | CSNY

Despite New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio getting on board with Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s congestion pricing proposal for Manhattan’s central business district, the plan to fund the ailing Metropolitan Transportation Authority by enacting a toll for drivers entering Manhattan below 61st Street still faces some pushback from within the state Legislature – particularly from […]

Uber Pays Drivers $20 Million to Settle Contractor Dispute | Reason

Uber Pays Drivers $20 Million to Settle Contractor Dispute | Reason

Uber is out $20 million. The ride-hailing company has agreed to settle a six-year-old lawsuit with drivers who argued they should be classified as employees—not contractors—and therefore deserve benefits and wage protections. Although Uber will hand a decent payout to the 13,600 drivers named in the suit, the company will not change their employment status. […]

Pricing in the Age of AI: What You Need To Do Now | Perfect Price Breakout Session at PPS Spring Conference

Pricing in the Age of AI: What You Need To Do Now | Perfect Price Breakout Session at PPS Spring Conference

Artificial intelligence, machine learning, and automation are rapidly transforming every part of global commerce — including pricing. From retail giants like Amazon to on-demand services like Uber to leading airlines, hotels, and car rental agencies, forward-thinking companies are using AI to turn data into massive returns. This rapid shift is creating opportunities and confusion. To remain […]

Out of 60,000+ ‘Hamilton’ seats, how many were left unsold? | Cincinnati.com

Out of 60,000+ ‘Hamilton’ seats, how many were left unsold? | Cincinnati.com

Even more remarkable was the price of tickets. Like many businesses, Broadway in Cincinnati employs something called “dynamic pricing.” The higher the demand for tickets, the higher prices go. You’ve probably experienced the same thing while flying. You paid $500 for a ticket and the person next to you somehow managed to score the same […]

Watchdog rules Rentalcars ad misleading | Travel Weekly

Watchdog rules Rentalcars ad misleading | Travel Weekly

A car rental firm has been ordered to ensure total prices are made clear in future advertising. The advertising watchdog issued the demand while upholding a complaint against TravelJigsaw-owned Rentalcars.com. The Advertising Standards Authority stepped in after a consumer queried an advert for a £93.86 five-day car rental with further text revealing an additional €84.13 […]