Sustainable Transport

Should the US bail out General Motors?

Should the US government bail out a company that has resisted government and community calls for stricter environmental and safety standards? General Motors and other car companies have continually resisted calls for their products to meet safety and environmental standards. This reluctance to be a good corporate citizen has created huge environmental, social and economic consequences.

Hale Street Bridge Congestion Nightmare

Premier Anna Bligh must not allow Brisbane City Council to have tolling powers over the Hale Street Bridge. The impact statement for the Bridge shows that it will create massive increases in traffic in her electorate compared with a "no bridge". For example traffic on Cordelia will increase by more than 110% with the bridge, compared with only 50% with no bridge. Refer to the attached file for more information.