Council must immediately release leaked transport report
Media Release: 23 November
Council must immediately release leaked transport
The AA has called on the Auckland
Council to immediately release the SKM report on the future
of transport in the city centre, following its leaking to
“The Council has an obligation to ensure
there is an informed discussion on local transport
issues,” says AA spokesperson Simon Lambourne.
“The Council must immediately release the SKM report
to allow the accuracy of its findings to be reviewed, and to
ensure an informed public debate takes place.”
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