The Australian Infrastructure Audit 2019 expects cost of road congestion in Canberra to increase to $504 million in 2031, up from $289 million in 2016.
Different to other surveys, it tells us about cycling in Australia and Canberra over the last decade.
Urban sprawl has many hidden costs.
Public Transport Association of Canberra (PTCBR)
Light rail continues to be a challenge for the ACT Government.
“Only two in five Canberra households have direct access to a footpath.”
Most of the investment is still improving roads. The relative investment in road improvements ($986 million), light rail ($336 million) and cycling ($17.9 million) between 2020-2024.
Using the ACT Rapid Bus service to get to the track heads.
The consultation for the Light Rail Stage 2 is currently open.
What changes can we expect to our work life with the social distancing imposed on us by COVID?
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.
“any form of human powered mobility: walking; using a wheelchair or other personal mobility device; pushing a pram; wheeling luggage; riding a bicycle, e-bike/pedelec, scooter, skateboard, tricycle or rollerblades”