Proposal: Sydney congestion charge

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Proposal: Sydney congestion charge

Postby g-boaf » Tue May 07, 2013 7:50 am

http://m.smh.com.au/drive/roads-and-tra ... 2j36j.html

Another proposal has been forwarded for a congestion charge on vehicles in Sydney.

This is quite a good idea. But since it is proven by multiple people here (and cited in laws) that bicycles are vehicles on the road, will cyclists be happy to pay the charge too?
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Re: Proposal: Sydney congestion charge

Postby wilddemon » Tue May 07, 2013 8:05 am

I wouldn't, but then I doubt bikes would be charged anyway, further infuriating non-cyclists.
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Re: Proposal: Sydney congestion charge

Postby Mulger bill » Tue May 07, 2013 9:48 am

I'd be happy to pay a direct RUC based on reasonable cost recovery.

I'll even stump up $50 now to pre pay my way.

Should be right for the next five or so years :D
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Re: Proposal: Sydney congestion charge

Postby queequeg » Tue May 07, 2013 2:55 pm

Well, it does say "motor vehicles", so that would naturally exclude Bicycles.
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