The urban development process in the ACT is thorough but slow. Unfortunately, these processes are neither particularly creative nor flexible. Tactical urbanism tries to fix that.
ACT Labor’s cycling ambition is underwhelming which leaves them on the back foot and it takes years to organise routine maintenance. Here is an example.
New estates could showcase what Canberra could be.
ACT Government’s Better Suburbs Program – making old suburbs new
Two barriers lay on the path of the north-south route: the William Hovell Drive and the Molonglo River. William Hovell Drive will be duplicated.
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.
A case study of two independently planned developments that are of particular interest to active travel in the Monlonglo Valley.