November 2015: the East West Link zombie is twitching slightly, although Victorian taxpayers have dodged $340 million per year in availability payments, those dodgy as hell “agglomeration benefits” and an estimated 56 years to pay off a idiotic road project that was stupidly planned around freight and peak hour commute issues, both of which can be better mananged with integrated transport options.
- The Fifth Estate: Urban congestion could needlessly cost Australia $37 billion by 2030
- Sourceable: East West Link Cost Blows Out Again
- ABC Victoria: Cost of cancelling East West Link contract blows out, Premier accused of hiding true cost
- The Age: East West Link: Cost of dumping project blows out by an extra $217 million