Transport

Green light for pedestrians

The Canberra Pedestrian Forum has successfully campaigned for improvements to traffic light sequencing on the intersection of Northbourne, Macarthur and Wakefield Avenues.






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Majura Parkway – Recent Media and Comments

The ACT Government, including both the Labor Party and the Liberal Party, seem hell bent on persisting with planning for a new four-lane Majura Parkway rather than upgrading the existing two lane Majura Road, which is the route favoured by the NCCC and the ACT Greens. The






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TURNER Development Application: 201119910 Address: NO ADDRESS Block: 5 Section: 3

Proposal: BLOCK IDENTIFIER ONLY – PUBLIC WORKS – INTERSECTION UPGRADE. Proposed upgrade to intersection of Barry Drive and Clunes Ross Street to include construction of additional turning lanes and relocation of traffic signals. Period for representations closes: 20/06/2011 Click here to view the plans »…






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Canberra Pedestrian Forum comments on the Northbourne Avenue bus priority measures and Dickson major bus station feasibility study

Northbourne Avenue is dangerous and dysfunctional according to the Canberra Pedestrian Forum. It qualifies as a road danger Black Spot on the basis of pedestrian casualties alone, with at least three pedestrian deaths in the past five years between Macarthur Avenue Lake Burley Griffin. Unnecessary traffic signal






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The Elephants in Majura Valley

The North Canberra Community Council (NCCC) has questioned the proposed route of the planned Realignment of Majura Road. The Chair of NCCC, Jochen Zeil, has said that while the NCCC agrees that an Upgrade to the road is needed, the proposed Realignment is more expensive and more






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Transitway will retain feel of Northbourne

ABOUT $2.5 million has been allocated in the ACT Budget 2011-12 to design a transitway corridor along Northbourne Avenue. The transitway will be constructed in both directions along Northbourne Avenue between Flemington Road and London Circuit. It will connect with the previously constructed transitway along Flemington Road,






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ACT Policing: using your mobile phone while driving can kill

ACT Policing: using your mobile phone while driving can kill

ACT Policing today ramped up its zero tolerance campaign against the use of a handheld mobile phone when driving to address the ever-increasing problem of driver distraction. For the months of August and September, police will be out in force and if you’re using your phone while






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ACT Policing: Police urge drivers to stay alert this long weekend (10 June 2010)

ACT Policing: Police urge drivers to stay alert this long weekend (10 June 2010)

Speeding and fatigue are identified by ACT Policing as the two key dangers to drivers travelling to and from the snowfields for the forthcoming Queens Birthday long weekend (June 12-14).






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ACT Government Infrastructure Plan 2010

ACT Government Infrastructure Plan 2010

The ACT Infrastructure Plan outlines short and medium-term infrastructure priorities over the next 10 years in a range of categories, including health, education, transport, housing and community services, justice and community safety, land development, and culture and the arts. The Plan also looks at long-term projects such






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Public forum – ACT Greens 'active transport' discussion paper

The ACT Greens will be holding a public forum on  their ‘active transport’ policy discussion paper. The ACT Greens define ‘Active transport’ as physically active travelling. In particular, it refers to walking and cycling. When more people travel by active transport, a city becomes healthier, more vibrant,






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