East Gungahlin High School: traffic estimates

The new school planned for Kenny is currently known as the East Gungahlin High School Kenny (EGHS). It will open in 2023. The Transport Impact Assessment Report for East Gungahlin High School, Kenny (November 2020) shows how the active travel guidelines are applied to a school.

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Ring fencing Molonglo 3

Molonglo 3 East is in an early stage of planning. Molonglo 3 East is a large fenced paddock. In the Planning Design Framework the ACT Government outlines what it does and does not want, with plenty of space left in the middle. 

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Breaking the car habit: culture change

We need to face the facts on climate change. Sustainability has many facets and that includes transport. The ACT has zero emissions from electricity. New suburbs are without gas. The major source of emissions in the ACT is now from transport – and most of these emissions come from private car use.

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Kenny High School: turning things around

The design of the East Gungahlin High School in the new suburb of Kenny has been turned on its head as a result of the project being fast tracked in response to COVID-19.

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Molonglo Valley Stage 3 timeline 2004-2040

This article is a chronological list of the Molonglo Valley Stage 3 development stages and contains the key documents to download. It is mostly for reference purposes.

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Overview of Active Travel Key Documents

Active travel is not in one document but many. This makes it confusing to know where to find something. The ACT Government has a system and understanding it helps locate the key documents.

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Macnamara: a new suburb in Ginninderry

The Ginninderry estate development has some of the best active travel infrastructure in Canberra. They did not invent it but rather were the first to implement our ACT Standards!

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Evolution of the Molonglo Valley

The Molonglo Valley is not flat and that has been well known – and it does cause problems. In Molonglo 3, on the north of the river, the gradients can be a challenge.

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Gradients in Molonglo 3

Gradients are hard to guess. We do not have an eye for it. Riding a bike, we notice when it gets too steep, however, it is hard to say how steep that is. That is what the gradient measures.

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