A study from the Australian Sustainable Built Environment Council says greenhouse gas emissions from transport are on track to skyrocket 75 per cent within 30 years – worse than in
"People living in the region are projected to require more transport to get to work, school, university, or to go to the shops, visit friends and family or any or undertake many of the other journeys needed in life," it says.
The report also predicts there will not be a fundamental shift in the way we travel, despite plans for major investments in busways and investigations into metro and light rail.
Public transport use projected to remain constant at 4 per cent by 2041 and private vehicle use decrease just one point, to 77 per cent.
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