The Molonglo Valley district development has been divisive. The Murrumbidgee candidates meet at the Election Forum.
ACT Government’s Federal budget requests. An article from The RiotACT. Cycling is “on a list of infrastructure projects sent to the Prime Minister by Chief Minister Andrew Barr.”
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.
Delays on light rail are a setback but there is an upside. There are a whole row of projects off the shelf, which have been sitting there gathering dust for lack of funding.
A city has its own lifecycle for renewal.
“In Australia, however, walking and cycling only receive between 0.1% and 2% of transport budgets.”
A new playground is as good as a holiday. Canberra has plenty.
The play space means bigger and better playgrounds.
The RiotACT reported on the success of a study to make our streets safer.
A blunder of urban planning resulted in a bike path disappearing from the map without the ACT Government noticing.
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.
When we have waited so long that is a reason to get excited! Particularly when it is a missing link.