What are the options for more transport funding?

Transport professionals need to find innovative ways to deliver transport projects in the face of demands for do more for less.

These challenges have resulted from:

  • strong passenger and freight transport demand
  • governments at all levels tighten budgets, to get their finances in order
  • costs to provide and maintain services and infrastructure have been rising
  • revenue from traditional tax sources is being used to meet other government priorities
  • users are seeking improved service levels for transport by cars, trucks and public transport
  • user pays is not on the political agenda.

How can we think differently about how to resource transport programs?

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