We are creatures of habit. The book The Paradox of Choice by Barry Schwartz that we develop rules of thumb to lighten the cognitive load of making decisions. Habits, too, lighten the cognitive load, as they provide the reassurance that the way we have always thought about doing things is somehow the best.
For a few years now, the ACT strategies have promoted a Movement and Place Framework. The idea, best shown in pictures, is difficult to put into practice, as it presumes the ACT Planning and Transport directorates work together.
On the 32nd anniversary of the first day of sitting of the Legislative Assembly, Active travel was discussed during question time. This time the topic was Gungahlin town centre. Below active travel in the hansard from 11 May 2021.
The ACT Legislative Assembly has a number of standing committees. One of those is for transport and discussed active travel at the last Estimates 2020-21.
Molonglo 3 East is in an early stage of planning and the significance easily missed driving by. In the Planning Design Framework the ACT Government outlines what it does and does not want, however, the intention is to leave plenty of space for good urban planning.
Well Station Drive will be upgraded in preparation for the opening of the Kenny School in 2023. The full development application has not been published at this stage but the TCCS website provides some information.
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.
The Romans built a bridge, marched across the Rhine River, beat up the barbarians and then marched back again, destroying the bridge on the way. All part of a good weekends work. It served to remind the barbarians that they were not safe.
Two presentations, one from the ACT Government Suburban Land Agency and the second from Capital Estate Developments who are responsible for developing Denman Prospect. Images from the slide pack.
Back in March 2021, just a few months after the Belconnen Bikeway was finished, it was dug up again. The wound lay open awaiting repairs. All July 2021 the path has been dug up and blocked again. Unlike roads, bike paths can be blocked with little consequence.