Infrastructure

Time to curb the Kiwi 'addiction to cars'

Brent Melville
Thu, 18 Mar 2021

Brent Melville
Thu, 18 Mar 2021
One of New Zealand's top business leaders wants the country to adopt a programme to help wean Kiwis off their "addiction to cars". Former Auckland Transport and district health board chair Lester Levy said Kiwis have an unhealthy obsession with privately owned cars, including electric vehicles. This was the root cause of road congestion and needed to be curbed as many families own multiple cars.Speaking in Auckland to the Institute of Finance on Tuesday, Levy said the car addiction programme could be similar to the country...

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