First, I would like to congratulate Mayor Greg Brownless for his article (Opinion, May 1). This is a good start to a conversation we need to have about transport in Tauranga. Did you know our average vehicle occupancy is just 1.1 people per vehicle? It is probably the worst in New Zealand.

What Mayor Brownless leaves out is that he and his councillors have the means and authority to make a really good start on changing travel behaviour.

Smart parking is a system that would allow variable charging through the day, depending on location, so that we achieve greater turnover

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Road transportation model flawed

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