Transport plan signals $54b 10-year spend

Transport plan signals $54b 10-year spend
Gavin Evans
The government says increasing receipts from fuel excise and road user charges will help lift transport investment in the coming decade to a record $54 billion.The draft government policy statement on land transport shows annual expenditure from the national land transport fund rising from $4.5 billion in the 2021-22 year to $5.1 billion by 2030-31.That $48 billion of spending – funded from excise and road-user charges – will be complemented by other council and government spending, but particularly $6.8 billion of spending the government annou...

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