Waka Kotahi announces pause in funding Transport Choices programme - our response


Ahead of a new government being formed, Waka Kotahi has paused funding to a programme designed to speed up adoption of more sustainable modes of travel.

Living Streets President, Tim Jones, criticised Waka Kotahi's move. “There are many benefits of walking and other non-car modes, that we need to see accelerated for both health and climate action,” he said.

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