The road not taken: congestion charging legislation

The road not taken: congestion charging legislation
The government policy statement on land transport ended up being very different from what was originally being worked on for Michael Wood. (Image: Getty)
Oliver Lewis
Legislation enabling councils to implement congestion charging could have been introduced into the house by April 2023, according to a newly released indicative timeline.BusinessDesk requested six documents from the Ministry of Transport using the Official Information Act (OIA) in September 2022, but the request was largely rejected.Following a complaint to the ombudsman and an intervention by that office, the ministry released the five outstanding documents – which canvas a range of issues elevated to then-transport minister Michael Wood...

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