• Join over 1.2 million students every month
  • Accelerate your learning by 29%
  • Unlimited access from just £6.99 per month

Nottingham Workplace Parking Levy Case Study

Extracts from this document...


Transfer-Encoding: chunked Workplace Parking Levy The Workplace Parking Levy is a monetary charge on employers who offer parking spaces at workplaces. It functions as a sort of congestion charge in Nottingham, for employers who offer 11 or more parking spaces at their workplace, as an aim to reduce traffic in the city. The employer/owner of the business is the one responsible for paying the Levy each year for each parking space, although he can transfer all or some of the price to the employees themselves, as a measure to reduce the price he himself has to pay. The Levy costs an employer £362 for each parking space that they supply for their workers, although the Levy only applies when the business has 11 or more available parking spaces for use by the employees. ...read more.


By extending the NET system, they will be able to serve 23 million passengers a year, with over 17.5km of new track. Overall, it will consist of 51 tram stops, 28 of them new, and will apparently boost the local economy by up to £300 million a year, partially by helping the transformation of Beeston town centre and Clifton. The ‘Hub project’ is the renovation of Nottingham Train Station into a taxi, train, bus, car, and tram hotspot. It costs £150million, so it is obvious as to how the WPL can aid its foundation. There are however problems created by this Levy… -Many fear that it will transform Nottingham into a ghost town, as companies will not be encouraged to set up ...read more.


With these disadvantages however, there are advantages -The WPL is reducing traffic in Nottingham City Centre, and encouraging use of public transport, freeing up roads and reducing congestion problems. -This extra use of public transport and less traffic helps the environment by reducing the amount of car emissions -The funding of ?the Hub project? and NET Stage two helps to increase the use of public transport around Nottingham, and helped make Nottingham the city with the highest transport satisfaction in the UK Overall, the WPL, although controversial, has many benefits as well as disadvantages to Nottingham. Although the outcome and long-term situation is uncertain, it is certain that improvements to Nottingham?s transportation system is beneficial to all other categories and sectors of the running of Nottingham. ...read more.

The above preview is unformatted text

This student written piece of work is one of many that can be found in our GCSE Human Geography section.

Found what you're looking for?

  • Start learning 29% faster today
  • 150,000+ documents available
  • Just £6.99 a month

Not the one? Search for your essay title...
  • Join over 1.2 million students every month
  • Accelerate your learning by 29%
  • Unlimited access from just £6.99 per month

See related essaysSee related essays

Related GCSE Human Geography essays

  1. Geography - Chippenham Study

    This made the shop increasingly popular and annunciates my previous point. It also meant that the shop helped the other businesses in the town centre to free up as it was by far the most in demand central store. Many other shops have done this in the area.

  2. Geography Project GCSE

    - C8 - Department Store. However, in some cases the specific Land-Use of a shop was not listed within the code sheet, so therefore extra codes were added and then labeled accordingly: * X1 * X2 The Land-Use survey enables us to gather suitable information for Hypothesis 2 - THERE WILL BE MORE SHOPS AND A GREATER PERCENTAGE (%)

  1. Tourism in the UK. Both the places, Blackpool and Nottingham have attractions of ...

    If the person is disabling then he or she might require the special needs services like lift to go from one floor to another and assistance might be required on the public transport, they need toilets. If the person likes to drink or if the person is alcoholic then they might also need bar for leisure.

  2. Geography gcse leton, Nottingham coursework

    * The inner city * The inner suburbs * The outer suburbs * And finally the countryside The burgess model shows how Lenton could be considered to be a deprived area as it is part of the 'inner city' (part 2 of the diagram)

  1. Urban Transport in Wigan

    in Wigan questions on the traffic situation in Wigan and how they travel to and from and what they do in Wigan. * Traffic survey, - I will record the type and frequency of vehicles that I see at certain times in the day.

  2. CHP Potential in Indian Industrial Sectors

    Following Table 4-1 gives electrical and thermal energy required to produce Caustic soda lye of 48.5 % concentration. Table 4-1. Specific Energy Consumption for Manufacturing Caustic Soda Lye* Diaphragm (1994) Mercury (1999) Membrane (1999) Power Consumption (kWh/t of NaOH) DC Power 2561 2833 2342 AC/DC losses 107 160 104 Auxiliary

  • Over 160,000 pieces
    of student written work
  • Annotated by
    experienced teachers
  • Ideas and feedback to
    improve your own work