ZED Seselja has spoken out saying the Greens are against every major and important roads infrastructure project.
In light of the recent Infrastructure Australia report to the Council of Australian Government which stated a toll would be the only way ACT Government could afford the Majura Parkway, Mr Seselja said Greens transport spokesperson Amanda Bresnan “was unequivocal in her oppostion to the Majura parkway project”, referring to a comment made this morning to breakfast radio.
She told 666 ABC breakfast this morning; ‘We actually don’t think we should be building this freeway in the first place.’
“It finally confirms for the people of Canberra and in particular the people of Gungahlin that every major and important roads infrastructure project the Greens will be against,” Seselja said. “This was also confirmed in the Assembly only two weeks ago, when the Greens voted against a motion supporting the Majura parkway.”
In a statement released yesterday, Bresnan said the Greens maintained their stance that the existing Majura Road should be upgraded, and that the Government should focus on quality public transport solutions for Gungahlin commuters.
“The ACT Government should examine the issue of whether high speed public transport will bring better solutions for commuters than a new Majura freeway, as well as if the public would prefer public transport over a tolled freeway,” she said.