Transport policies and strategies can be complex and pose a challenge because the outcomes affect everyone, and often in different ways, depending on the individuals’ needs.
HAVE YOUR SAY ON INTEGRATED TRANSPORT STRATEGY: ACTIVE TRAVEL, SPEED LIMITS, DRONES, AUTONOMOUS VEHICLES PUBLIC FORUM
A comprehensive plan is required for existing congestion at the Dudley Street/ Novar Street roundabout, the Adelaide Street off-ramp to Kent Street, the Kent Street/ Denison Street intersection, as well as the Adelaide Avenue/ Hopetoun Circuit intersections and the Dudley Street upgrade, should not proceed in isolation of these other requirements.
The ISCCC has conveyed feedback to the ACT Government on the proposed new bus network received from participants at the ISCCC’s public forum on 30 July, the Old Narrabundah Community Council’s public forum on 29 July, and directly from residents
Councils fear Commonwealth Avenue and Kings Avenue development plans could lead to traffic chaos
The ISCCC’s submission of 10 February 2017 on DV348 (Incorporating Active Living Principles into the Territory Plan), welcomes the Government’s intention to make such provisions in the Territory Plan and states a preference for many of the Criteria to become Rules, and for shared paths to be wide enough to accommodate shared use.
ACT residents who have an ACT Seniors Card can now apply for a NSW Gold Opal card giving concession travel capped at $2.50 a day (excluding Sydney airport access) across Sydney, the Blue Mountains, Hunter, Illawarra and the Southern Highlands. To apply for the Gold Opal card ACT residents will need to have a valid Click for full article
Incorporating Active Living Principles into the Territory Plan – consultation and drop-in session The ACT Government is seeking comments on Draft Variation to the Territory Plan number 348. This DV proposes to incorporate active living principles into the Territory Plan. Active living is seen as a way of life where people integrate organised and/or informal physical activity Click for full article
The Canberra Times 2 September 2016 Labor has announced the next stage of its light rail network will go to Woden. The planned 11-kilometre route will see trams cross the lake over the Commonwealth Avenue bridge, travel through the Parliamentary Triangle, and down Adelaide Avenue to the Woden town centre. More…
Planners have proposed a bus depot for a narrow, vacant strip of land straddling the Monaro Highway at Fyshwick. The National Capital Authority is producing a development control plan for the site, which sits between the highway and Ipswich Street, before the depot application is formally submitted.
On 26 October 2016 R D Gossip (on behalf of the ACT Government) wrote to the ISCCC advising three road safety improvement projects to be undertaken, commencing on site in January 20117.
The Canberra Times 30 October 2016 David Flannery, a Canberra architect and a researcher in urban planning with Canberra Urban and Regional Futures at the University of Canberra, has written a ‘conversation starter’ on possible routes for light rail from Civic to Woden. More…