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Now East West deal is done, time for Abbott to fund public transport

Now East West deal is done, time for Abbott to fund public transport

After the Victorian government's agreement with the East West consortium, the Greens say the time is now for the Prime Minister to redirect funding to public transport.

"This is a win for the people of Victoria," said the Australian Greens transport spokesperson Senator Janet Rice.

"Victoria's traffic woes are never going to be solved by more and more polluting toll roads.

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Business cases for East West Link and WestConnex

Senator RICE: I have quite a few Infrastructure Australia questions. I will start by following up on the questions about the East West Link that you have had some questions on so far. You said that you are still continuing your assessment of the East West Link and that you had received material from the Victorian government but have further questions of them. Can you elucidate the nature of those further questions?

Mr Alchin: I will ask my colleague Mr Roe to answer that.

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