afr.com : "Now that the age of entitlement is over, when will road users have to start paying their way?
Here in Brisbane, Premier Campbell “Can-do” Newman simply cannot get his head around the idea of making drivers pay for clogging the roads in peak hour. That would only raise the cost of living, he says.
Our state government will therefore go on spending billions on freeways and other roads which are literally free to use. At the same time, however, those who use public transport have to pay a toll (called a fare) whenever they enter a train, bus or ferry. And in peak hour, these tolls are higher than usual."
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