Half price public transport fares could become permanent

Published on 9/05/2022 at 7:37 am.

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Commuters could enjoy half-price public transport fares indefinitely, with the Government considering making its three-month-long trial permanent. According to sources who have been involved in budget discussions, the decision is expected to be made after the May 19 Budget, which Finance Minister Grant Robertson says will focus on “investing to meet our climate change goals”.

One source, who has provided advice to Transport Minister Michael Wood, said officials were leaning towards making the reduced fares permanent. Free public transport has also been discussed, but is unlikely.

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