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Public support for user-pays road funding

Transport report: Transurban chief executive Scott Charlton delivers his keynote speech at the ITS World Congress this week.

Industry and government must prepare for a transport revolution by 2020: Transurban

General News logo11 Oct 2016

By IAN PORTER

- A transport revolution in how Australian roads are used and funded will be here by 2020 and governments and the transport industry need to start investing now to ensure all the benefits are captured to produce the most efficient possible road network, a leading road operator says.

- And a trial in Victoria has shown the road-using public is up for a major element in the revolution: a change to user-pays road charging, Transurban chief executive Scott Charlton told the ITS World Congress in Melbourne this week.

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