Multi-modal urban transport (COFOG-A 116)

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Australian System of Government Finance Statistics: Concepts, Sources and Methods
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Multi-modal urban transport (COFOG-A 116) consists of government expenditure on multi-modal urban transport. This category is further classified into:

  • multi-mode urban transport (COFOG-A 1161).

Multi-mode urban transport (COFOG-A 1161)


Multi-mode urban transport (COFOG-A 1161) consists of:

  • the administration of affairs and services concerning operation, use, construction and maintenance of multi-mode urban transport systems and facilities, that is public transport systems and facilities where road, rail and ferry transport outlays cannot be separated;
  • the supervision and regulation of multi-mode urban transport users (registration, licensing and inspection of equipment; regulations concerning passenger safety, etc.), of multi-mode urban transport system operations (approval of passenger fares and of frequency and levels of service, etc.) and of multi-mode urban transport facility construction and maintenance;
  • the construction or operation of non-enterprise-type multi-mode urban transport services and facilities;
  • the production and dissemination of general information, technical documentation and statistics on multi-mode urban transport system operations and on multi-mode urban transport facility construction; and
  • grants, loans or subsidies to support the operation, construction, maintenance or upgrading of multi-mode urban transport systems and facilities.

Excludes: Outlays that can be allocated to a specific transport mode (classified to the appropriate class of COFOG-A 11).

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