Emissions Reduction Plan - $1.2b transport clean-up

Published on 16/05/2022 at 1:47 pm.

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Targets to cut the use of light vehicles, a subsidy to help low-income households get rid of polluting vehicles and a possible future rebate for electric bikes are among the moves mooted in the Government’s Emissions Reduction Plan.

Legislation to allow congestion charging will be “considered” late this year, initially with Auckland in mind, but discussions will begin with Wellington councils on a scheme in the capital if that proceeds.

A nationwide public transport strategy is to be developed by 2025 and there is to be progress on major infrastructure including mass rapid transit schemes in Wellington and Christchurch, as well as existing plans in Auckland.

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