ATTARD, M. and ENOCH, M.P., 2007. Valletta dumps V-licence road pricing scheme. Traffic engineering and control, 48 (6), pp. 262-264
On 1 May 2007, the City of Valletta in Malta became one of a small but
growing number of cities worldwide to introduce a form of road user charge in
a bid to reduce traffic congestion and improve the air quality and the level of
economic activity within the historic capital city. This article explains how and
why the so-called Controlled Vehicular Access scheme has been designed and
developed and looks at some of the challenges ahead.