Manchester
Manchester is the UK's cotton textile center, the world's first industrial city, an important transportation hub with commercial, financial and cultural centers. The Greater Manchester congestion charge was part of a bid to the Government's Transport Innovation Fund for a £3-billion package of transport funding and the introduction of a road congestion charge for Greater Manchester.
Congestion Charging Policy

In 2006, Manchester proposed a plan for congestion charges, a charge area outside the boundary line and the inner boundary line, working day from 7:00 am to 9:30 pm to enter the outer boundary charge of £ 2, then enter the inner boundary line plus 1 pound; 16 o'clock to 18:30, the inner boundary line and the outside boundary are charged 1 pound, up to 5 pounds per day. In 2008, 79% of the public referendums of more than one million people in Manchester voted to reject the congestion charges.

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