Sydney’s traffic congestion, resulting from years of “political neglect”, can only be resolved with the introduction of a “radical” new system of charges for road usage, according to a University of Sydney Business School researcher.
The Queensland Government has supported a Parliamentary committee’s calls for toll operators to improve their customer service performance.
The Federal Government is inviting the heavy vehicle industry to submit proposals on how best to trial a user-pays system designed to fund upgrades to Australia’s road freight networks.
The Victorian Government has introduced legislation into Parliament to permanently direct fine revenue to repairing and upgrading the state’s road network.
The Australian Government has approved federal funding to help carry out regional road upgrades across South Australia.