Auckland looks long term to pay-per-km pricing for congested roads

Pattrick Smellie
Tue, 21 Jun 2016

By Pattrick Smellie June 21 (BusinessDesk) - Aucklanders can expect to be paying variable rates per kilometre to travel on the city's most congested roads under an emerging transport strategy being formulated by the government and the Auckland Council. The interim report of the Auckland Transport Alignment Plan says simply building more roads won't solve Auckland's long-term congestion, but that investing in new technologies, including shared vehicles, big data systems to manage traffic systems and variable charging for private vehicles h...

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