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Better investment in public transport is being seen as the key to making a congestion charge work.
Plans for a charging regime are expected as part of the Government's Emissions Reduction Plan, which comes out at midday.
Mevo CEO Erik Zydervelt says in the past in cities like Auckland there was a feeling you needed a car to get around.
He told Kate Hawkesby that's changing.
“We’re right at the stage where we’re really starting to wake up as a country and go: public transport is actually, if you invest in it, really good.”