AusRAIL, Market Sectors

Union unveils public transport plan

<p>The Rail Tram and Bus Union (RTBU) launched a plan for public transport in Australia earlier today (March 12).</p> <p><em>Rail and Urban Public Transport &#8211 A New Policy for a New Century </em> criticises the Federal Government’s approach to this issue and suggests new ways of promoting and assisting passenger transport.</p> <p>RTBU national secretary Roger Jowett said the booklet &#8220puts community objectives ahead of the dogma of market solutions".</p> <p>The ACTU and Australian Conservation Foundation have thrown their support behind the public transport plan.</p> <br />