The test of Active Travel Standards is whether they are applied in new estate developments.
New estates could showcase what Canberra could be.
We cannot make a baby without a baby-making machine.
Where’s Wally? for bike paths.
The play space (playground) in the new estate of Taylor, Gungahlin.
The suburb of Coombs was completed a few years ago but without playgrounds, paths or amenities. This is now slowly being built.
For a strategy to be implement it must be specified in detail what the vague ambition means in concrete terms. Putting the financial cost of infrastructure to one side, what does it mean to build a bike path. For this the urban planning practitioners need a specification.
“It is not intended to represent the facilities that currently exist on the routes, rather it shows the best alignments for human powered transport and recreation. …”
A case study for Molonglo 3 East Planning and Infrastructure Study Project Brief and urban planning of new estates in the ACT. The ACT Government announced in the 2012 ACT Planning Strategy that it “sought to create a more compact, efficient and inclusive city” The proximity between new suburbs in Molonglo Valley and the cityContinue reading “What is wrong with Molonglo 3 East”
A case study of two independently planned developments that are of particular interest to active travel in the Monlonglo Valley.