Existing levels of road traffic are a major problem for the environment, for public health, and for the economy. Traffic levels also have a major damaging impact on the global environment, and in particular as a major contributor to climate change. For progress to be made in reducing traffic congestion, and for tackling emissions from transport, it is imperative that the price of road use rises so that it more closely reflects the costs it imposes on the economy, society and the environment.

Submission to Consultation for proposed Forth and Tay Road Bridges (Removal of Tolls) Bill by Bruce Crawford MSP