Member for Epping Dominic Perrottet has welcomed the NSW Government’s $50 Opal weekly travel cap which will take effect in the Epping Electorate on Monday, saving tens of thousands of regular public transport users up to $686 a year.
In welcoming the announcement, Mr Perrottet said that the decision to slash the current cap by around 20 per cent will help to ease cost of living pressures for bus, train and metro customers in the Epping Electorate
“The NSW Liberals and Nationals were elected to take the pressure off you, and get it done for NSW.
“From Monday, adults will pay no more than $50 a week and the concession cap will also be reduced from $31.60 to $25 per week.”
Opal benefits already in place will remain, including the Weekly Travel Reward, the Opal Transfer Discount and the $2.50 daily cap for Gold Opal cards.
The NSW Liberals & Nationals Government has saved households more than $800 million over the last year through a raft of cost of living measures, including cheaper Green Slips, $100 Active and Creative Kids vouchers and Free Rego.