Carpark Fee Plan May Clear Roads

Carpark Fee Plan May Clear Roads

Higher parking fees could form part of an ambitious plan to get one in five people swapping cars for other transport in Tauranga. The initiative will be unveiled by Tauranga District councillors at a three-day workshop this week as a means to cut road congestion as it seeks to set out a long-term community plan. The council has set a target of having up to 20 per cent of road users switching from cars to buses, cycling or walking. At present only 1-2 per cent of commuters use public transport….
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Carpark fee plan may clear roads
Higher parking fees could form part of an ambitious plan to get one in five people swapping cars for other transport in Tauranga. The initiative will be unveiled by Tauranga District councillors at a…

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