Drivers who switch their commute from car to public transport should be paid a £400 a year bonus from the proposed workplace parking levy, a transport expert urged today. Professor David Begg, a former Edinburgh City Council transport convener, called on MSPs to “get serious” about combating Scotland’s climate and obesity crises. He also said the levy should cover all non-residential car parking including out-of-town shopping centres. The Transport Times chief executive, who was chairing the Scottish Transport Summit in Glasgow: “If we really want to tackle pollution, congestion leaving their and the public health and climate crises, then we have to persuade people to change their travel habits.
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