Transurban Reports “Strong Uptick” in Toll Road Traffic

The Australian Business Review (subscription may be required) reports, “Transurban says it needs to better communicate the benefits of using toll roads to consumers as the company upped its full-year distribution guidance after reporting a 12.1 per cent jump in underlying earnings for the first half.” The report adds, “Chief executive Scott Charlton said today that a Donald Trump presidency may not be the boon for infrastructure opportunities for the company in the US in the short term as expected, and said that the group currently had better opportunities in Australia.”