Excessive use of the private car in cities, and of heavy vehicles for road transport of freight, has many undesirable consequences:
More freeways will only encourage more cars onto the road and make the problem worse. This solution has been tried elsewhere, and has failed.
People will be attracted away from public transport, which will degenerate from lack of funds, and thus lose still more patrons.
Residential and recreational areas will be devastated.
And all to no avail.
In the end, the roads will still be congested.
We must discourage private car use.
Action for Public Transport is a group that campaigns for government policies to achieve this goal.
Our objectives are:
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