The Federal Government has allocated $33.3 million to the Northern Territory for new road safety upgrades and improvements under the first round of the $2 billion Road Safety Program.
The duplication of the Tasman Highway causeways and McGees Bridge is now fully funded with a Federal Commitment of $150 million and the Tasmanian Government providing an additional $37
Industry think tank Infrastructure Partnerships Australia has congratulated the Federal Coalition on its 18 May election victory.
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.