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2013-06-26 20:43:32

The citizens of Gothenburg, Sweden will vote soon on whether to continue the already up-and-running congestion charge.

2010-05-05 11:30:00

HOUSTON, May 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) and Texas Transportation Institute (TTI), the largest university-based transportation research agency in the U.S., have agreed to collaborate on research and development of intelligent transportation projects in Texas and beyond. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090416/IBMLOGO ) The agreement will bring together research scientists and engineers from IBM and TTI researchers, faculty and students, who will work with state...

2010-02-25 06:14:00

EINDHOVEN, Netherlands, Feb.

2009-09-23 07:00:00

STOCKHOLM, Sept. 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Stockholm Congestion Charging System, created by IBM (NYSE: IBM) has significantly improved access to the Swedish capital by halving queuing times on access roads to the city in the mornings.

2009-02-27 15:40:00

"Who's Writing This Stuff?" asked President & CEO Greg Cohen WASHINGTON, Feb.

2009-01-13 07:00:00

Honorable Mentions Include Beijing, Istanbul, Mexico City, Milan WASHINGTON, Jan. 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New York will be honored tonight as the first U.S. city to win the 5th annual Sustainable Transport Award.

2009-01-08 21:55:09

London Mayor Boris Johnson admitted Thursday he has been fined for failing to pay the congestion charge when he drove into the center of the city. Johnson was on a radio call-in show when a woman accused him of forgetting his pledge to extend the period to pay the 8 pound ($12) congestion fee, The Guardian reported. Drivers must pay the fee on the day they incur it or face a 120-pound ($180) fine, which is cut in half if paid within two weeks. I absolutely did say that! said Johnson.

2006-01-05 08:20:36

By Niklas Pollard STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - On an overcast winter morning, traffic heading into Stockholm on the main route from the north is heavy, but it is moving -- unlike the rush-hour gridlock typical in some metropolitan centers.

2006-01-03 14:19:39

By Niklas Pollard STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Stockholm's first day of a congestion charging experiment proved a success in reducing traffic on Tuesday when the number of vehicles entering the city center dropped by about a sixth.


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