In 2013 promised the bourgeois parties that Fornebubanen should be built as quickly as possible whether it was bourgeois majority. "We can begin to build the path already now," said the then-current KrF leader Knut Arild Hareide.
today Hareide minister of transport, and we have had seven years of bourgeois rule. You would think that people are already able to travel quickly and environmentally friendly from Fornebu to Oslo on a brand new T-line. It is not so.
It was therefore not so strange that the Norwegian public roads administration cheered the 10. June of this year, when they signed the agreement with Oslo and the Bay that secured local funding. Finally, we should get the largest expansion of the Subway since the war!Now, can the beast be stopped Debate
the Joy was short-lived. Just three weeks after Hareides fagetater gave the green light for the Fornebubanen, turned samferdselsministeren: In a letter to Oslo and the Bay, he wrote that he will not stand by their promises to give to 8.1 billion to Fornebubanen with smaller counties also go with on it polluting and trafikkøkende motorveiprosjektet E18-Vestkorridoren.
It is, to quote Aftenposten's commentator Andreas Halvorsen, "a strange game". The highway has in fact never before been a premise to build the path. Anyone who looks at the map, you will understand that it is unnecessary to build the freeway through Bærum to build the Metro rail to Fornebu.
Hareide has thus held wide majority in the Creek county and Oslo city council for mockery. All of a sudden, all agreements will be void unless the government get to build a highway that lacks local support. Motorveiplanene is in conflict with climate - and environmental policy, both locally and nationally, and will provide more queue, cork and chaos, in addition to sky-high tolls.
the Government's own agency Miljødirektoratet spoke out about the E18 project in august 2017. Their main conclusion was that the project involved "increased risk for increased greenhouse gas emissions and a development that is not environmentally friendly". They also concluded that "the present utbyggingsplaner results in a capacity increase for veisystemet west of Oslo as a whole". The same says a total environment within transportforskning, bigger and wider roads only provide more queue.
In Oslopakke 3-the agreement from 2016 to determine the Oslo and Akershus that there is local consensus about the design of the road, and requesting the government to come back with new plans that do not increase the veikapasiteten.
This spring passed the Parliament, nevertheless, that they will build a kapasitetsøkende E18. But the road is missing, increasingly, local funding, because the Creek county council has withdrawn its lånegaranti. Now Hareide use Fornebubanen as a hostage, and at the same time refuse to honour the already signed agreements will give billions to eco-friendly transportation.
Norway's two most populous counties and several municipalities should be punished because we are trying to comply with the government's own traffic - and climate targets. We can only get state funds as far as we go with to increase traffic and pollution.- Put the money where you mouth
It sounds like a bad joke from Hareide: When he was told he excited that he would put klimahensyn at the top of the priority list. Instead, he chooses to put both Fornebubanen and kollektivsatsingen in the metropolitan area in danger. Oslo and the Creek now see no other solution than to suspend the contracts that should have been concluded in the beginning of July. This can mean the deferred startup of the project.
It also shows a frightening arrogance from the bourgeois parties: Lokalvalget in the last year was both a miljøopprør and a bompengeopprør, and the bourgeois lost power in several places in the metropolitan area. Now they will still introduce a way that both provides more pollution, more congestion and more toll roads, and run from his valgløfte from 2013 to build Fornebubanen.
"by their fruits shall the tree be known," says the scripture. With Hareides entry in government we have a minister who will not prioritize climate change, which do not respect the lokaldemokratiet and not listening to expert advice from the environment - and transporteksperter.Bailed by this revolution Comment You can submit your article and opinion piece in Dagbladet here
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