Transport sector has a hill to climb to meet climate targets
Department modelling shows public transport fares will need to halve and volume and frequency of provision triple by 2030 to meet sectoral emissions ceiling
Public transport fares will need to halve by the end of the decade, while the volume and frequency of public transport will need to triple, if climate targets are to be met, according to internal government modelling.
While the Department of Transport modelling is not policy, it shows the scale of action needed for legally binding climate targets to be met.
The government has already reduced public transport fares by 20 per cent this year ...