Woy Woy carpark project remains while others scrapped
A $30 million upgrade of the Woy Woy commuter carpark, announced before the 2019 Federal election, is still listed as an Urban Congestion Fund project despite other less costly projects being cancelled.
The Woy Woy carpark has the highest cost per car space in the list.
Last week, Federal Treasurer Mr Josh Frydenberg scrapped four carparks planned for his own electorate.
A carpark at Camberwell in the heart of the Treasurer's seat of Kooyong was going to deliver just 90 spaces at a potential cost of $142,000 per space.
The Woy Woy carpark would provide 140 car spaces a cost of $211,000 per space.
In a statement to 9News, the Treasurer said he scrapped the funding after talking to local residents and traders and the local Boroondara Council.
"The Federal Government has decided not to proceed with the funding for the proposed car parks at Canterbury, Glenferrie and Camberwell," Mr Frydenberg said.
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