Under the provisions unveiled by Ms Boyack, public transport would receive an extra UK£110m (euros 109m) per year and bus travel would receive support through partnerships between local authorities and bus operators. Other new powers for local authorities would include local congestion charging schemes for driving within or into urban centres, and a workplace parking levy for owners of private company car parks.
Scotland's trunk road network would receive more than UK£560m over the next three years with five new roads planned. The proposals include a pledge to recycle all revenues from transport charges back into public transport schemes.
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