25 Oct 2017

Greens transport concessions rile trucking industry

From Morning Report, 8:16 am on 25 October 2017

The policy concessions extracted from Labour by the Greens and New Zealand First for their support of Jacinda Ardern's new government. Policy wins for the Greens include a refocussing of transport funding away from roads and into investment in rail, cycling and walking - including light rail from the Auckland city centre to the airport, which will be paid for by scrapping the East-West motorway link. But the trucking industry is not happy. Road Transport Forum chief executive Ken Shirley joins us now.