Govt wants residents to ditch cars

Time for public to get Active

Government is asking how it can compel people to ditch their cars in favour of greener, healthier modes of transport.

In a new consultation, the Department of Infrastructure wants to know what improvements can be made to make the transition more accessible, and more realistic.

The document takes a 'cross-department' approach to engaging with the public - with responses being forwarded to Public Health, the DED, and Treasury too.

It's open until 25 September via the government website.

Minister Ray Harmer says it's intended to improve resident's wellbeing:

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