Roads vs public transport

Oct 6, 2015

Q: Do you think it is more important to expand public transport or more important to build new roads and freeways?

  Total   Vote Labor Vote Lib/Nat Vote Greens Vote Other
More important to expand public transport 56% 57% 52% 77% 52%
More important to build roads and freeways 33% 34% 41% 18% 36%
Don’t know 11% 9% 7% 5% 12%

56% think that it is more important to expand public transport and 33% think it is more important to build roads and freeways.

Those more supportive of expanding public transport were aged 18-24 (65%), people from Victoria (64%) and those with university education (66%).

Those more supportive of building roads and freeways were aged 35-44 (40%) and people from Queensland (41%).

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