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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2011 Week 8 Hansard (18 August) . . Page.. 3591..


ACTION bus service—bus stops and shelters (Question No 1664)

Mr Coe asked the Minister for Territory and Municipal Services, upon notice, on 30 June 2011:

(1) How many (a) bus stops, (b) bus shelters and (c) bus seats at existing bus stops have been constructed, by location, between July 2010 and June 2011.

(2) What was the total cost of construction of (a) bus stops, (b) bus shelters and (c) bus seats at existing bus stops.

(3) How many (a) bus stops, (b) bus shelters and (c) bus seats at existing bus stops are due to be constructed, by location, in the financial year commencing 1 July 2011.

Mr Corbell: The answer to the member's question is as follows:

(1) (a) 65 bus stops upgraded to Disability Discrimination Act (DDA) requirements,

(b) 29 Adshel bus shelters constructed, (c) 394 seats installed. Location lists attached.

(2) (a) $325,000, (b) Zero cost to ACT Government, (c) $709,000.

(3) (a) Approximately 300 bus stops to be upgraded to DDA - locations being developed,

(b) approximately 50 Adshel shelters selected from the attached list, plus 30 bus shelters under Capital Works Program as per attached list, (c) 150 seats as per attached list.

(A copy of the attachment is available at the Chamber Support Office).

ACTION bus service—distances travelled (Question No 1665)

Mr Coe asked the Minister for Territory and Municipal Services, upon notice, on 30 June 2011:

(1) What is the average distance travelled on ACTION buses as measured by the MyWay ticketing system since the introduction of the system.

(2) How many passenger boardings have been recorded, by month, since the MyWay ticketing system was introduced.

Mr Corbell: The answer to the member's question is as follows:

(1) This information will be available from January 2012 when enhancements to the reporting system are completed.

(2) April 2011 773,005 (full operation commenced on Monday 11 April 2011)

May 2011 1,692,257

June 2011 1,557,929


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