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Should there be congestion charges for central Auckland?

Photo / Dean Purcell
Photo / Dean Purcell

Auckland Mayor Len Brown and the Government are at loggerheads again over the $2.4 billion inner city rail loop - this time over how it will be funded.

Mr Brown yesterday proposed road tolls and congestion charges in the central area as ways to pay for what he called the city's key project for the next 10 years.

A regional fuel tax and a "betterment" levy on properties which benefit from the rail loop are also being considered by a council team that has spent months investigating alternative cash sources for large transport projects.

Should there be congestion charges for central Auckland? Here is the latest selection of Your Views:

- NZ Herald

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