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Budget 2022 Does Not Go Far Enough To Address Transport Inequity

Thursday, 19 May 2022, 3:01 pm | Free Fares NZ

Budget 2022 was heralded as the “Climate and Wellbeing Budget”, but has missed the mark when it comes to enabling a just transition into a sustainable future. This budget needed to include free public transport for tertiary students, under 25s, ... More >>

Free Fares Campaign Disappointed With Emissions Reduction Plan

Monday, 16 May 2022, 1:43 pm | Free Fares NZ

The Free Fares Campaign is disappointed in the lack of mention of public transport fares in the Emissions Reduction Plan, released today by the Government. While the plan has some good wins, such as decarbonizing the public transport fleet and increased ... More >>

Free Fares For Total Mobility Card Holders

Thursday, 28 April 2022, 12:53 pm | Free Fares NZ

The Free Fares Campaign, after consultation with the Aotearoa Collective for Public Transport Equity, has expanded to include Total Mobility Card holders and their support people. This is a move which is necessary to ensure that we create greater equity ... More >>

Free Fares Petition Is Handed Over At Parliament

Tuesday, 22 March 2022, 6:40 am | Free Fares NZ

On Thursday the 17th of March, members of the Free Fares campaign in Wellington handed in a petition of over 13,000 signatures to Minister of Transport Michael Wood calling for free public transport for tertiary students, Community Services Card ... More >>

Free Fares Petition Is Handed Over At Parliament

Thursday, 17 March 2022, 2:32 pm | Free Fares NZ

On Thursday the 17th of March 2022, the Aotearoa Collective for Public Transport Equity will hand over a petition to Minister Woods at Parliament with over 12,000 signatures calling for free fares for under-25s, tertiary students and Community ... More >>

Coalition Calls For Free Public Transport To Counter Rising Living Costs

Thursday, 10 February 2022, 9:24 am | Free Fares NZ

A coalition of 60 organisations is renewing its calls for the Minister of Transport to fund free public transport nationwide for certain groups as a step to combat climate change and rising living costs. “The high cost of living is leaving many people ... More >>

 
 
 
 
 

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