Counting cones cost: transport minister warns of 'infestation'

Counting cones cost: transport minister warns of 'infestation'
The transport minister says NZTA wasn't able to tell him how much it spent on temporary traffic management each year. (Image: Getty)
Oliver Lewis
The New Zealand Transport Agency will start quantifying how much it spends on temporary traffic management from September, the transport minister says.Simeon Brown commented at a meeting of the transport and infrastructure select committee on Thursday, describing the proliferation of road cones around NZ towns and cities as an infestation.“When I started the work in terms of drafting the government policy statement on transport I asked the NZ Transport Agency (NZTA) whether or not they actually knew how much money was spent on traffic man...

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