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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2012 Week 5 Hansard (3 May) . . Page.. 2049..


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Parking—Civic (Question No 2187)

Mr Seselja asked the Minister for Territory and Municipal Services, upon notice, on 29 March 2012 (redirected to the Minister for the Environment and Sustainable Development):

(1) Can the Minister provide figures for each year from 2007 to present in relation to parking in Civic for (a) the number of short-stay parking spaces, (b) the number of long-stay parking spaces, (c) the cost of government parking spaces, (d) parking fees collected and (e) parking fines collected.

(2) Can the Minister provide a list of privately managed parking facilities known to the Government including (a) corresponding parking space numbers and (b) parking charges.

(3) Can the Minister list any future initiatives to increase parking in Civic including (a) description of project, (b) additional parking spaces to be created and (c) cost of project.

(4) What initiatives are in place with developers to decrease the number of parking spaces in the ACT and can the Minister provide a description of (a) these initiatives and the incentives involved and (b) similar initiatives that have been discontinued, and corresponding incentives.

(5) What is the rate of car trips into Civic in comparison to other modes of transport from 2007 to present.

(6) Can the Minister provide the ratio of parking spaces to Civic workers from 2007 to present and how does this compare to ratios in Sydney and Melbourne in similar years.

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

(1) (a) I am not able to provide figures for each year. The last parking survey of major centres was undertaken in late May and early June 2009. Prior to that, the last survey undertaken was in 2001. A new survey has been commissioned and will be undertaken in May 2012. In relation to short- stay parking, the number of publicly available short-stay parking spaces recorded in the City in the 2009 survey was 1,397 spaces.

(b) The total number of long-stay spaces (4-hours or more) was 21,482 spaces, of which 12,507 were publicly available and 8,975 were for tenants.

(c) The fees applying to ACT Government pay parking spaces from mid-2007 until the present are set out in Attachment A.


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