Auckland congestion charge: Drivers could be taxed $3.50 to enter central city at peak hour

  • 30 Nov 2020

congestion charge of $3.50 to enter Auckland’s central city at peak times could happen within three years under a scheme unveiled by officials.

A joint government-council group said the inner-city cordon could be the first stage of wider road charging in Auckland that could reduce traffic volumes by 8-12 per cent – a fall similar to school holiday levels.

Four years of work has produced a detailed proposal focused on reducing traffic and pollution, as a basis for public discussion and political support.

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