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Turnbull can fund Melbourne Metro Rail

Turnbull can fund Melbourne Metro Rail

With a positive business case released for Melbourne Metro Rail, the Greens have said there is no excuse for the federal government to deny Victoria funding for the project.

“Metro Rail adds up and the Prime Minister must put his money where his train selfies are,” said the Australian Greens transport spokesperson Senator Janet Rice.

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Record congestion costs set to continue without express investment in public transport

Record congestion costs set to continue without express investment in public transport

With the cost of congestion in Australia’s capital cities rising to $16.5 billion a year, the Greens have called for investment in public transport to be prioritised.

“The old way of trying to fix congestion with more and more roads is like loosening your belt to fix obesity,” said the Australian Greens spokesperson for transport and infrastructure Senator Janet Rice.

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