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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2012 Week 7 Hansard (7 June) . . Page.. 2983..


ACTION bus service—school buses (Question No 2297)

Ms Bresnan asked the Minister for Territory and Municipal Services, upon notice, on 3 May 2012:

Can the Minister provide the revenue, expenditure and average daily number of students for each of ACTION's school bus routes.

Ms Gallagher: The answer to the member's question is as follows:

* ACTION delivers over 300 dedicated school services daily.

* For the 2012 school period year to date (as at 28 May 2012), these services carried an average 9,789 students per day.

* The ACTION network has also carried an average of 12,553 students daily on weekday route services over the same time.

* For the 2012 year to date (as at 28 May 2012), school students ticket sales revenue is $1,119,591.25 across the entire network.

* Expenditure details for individual routes are not available.

Roads—speed zones (Question No 2299)

Ms Bresnan asked the Minister for Territory and Municipal Services, upon notice, on 3 May 2012:

(1) In which areas is the Government considering introducing new 40km/h speed zones.

(2) How were these areas identified.

(3) What is the implementation process and timelines.

(4) What has been the cost of implementing the (a) Woden Town Centre and (b) Gungahlin Town Centre 40km/h zones.

(5) What method does the ACT Government use to determine where it is appropriate to (a) install a pedestrian crossing and (b) create a 40km/h speed zone.

(6) When was the last time the standards referred to in part (5) were reviewed.

(7) What is the approximate cost to Government to build (a) a standard pedestrian crossing, (b) a raised pedestrian crossing and (c) lighting to accompany a pedestrian crossing.

(8) Can the Minister provide a list of new pedestrian crossings that were built in the last two financial years and the cost of each, including design, construction and post construction review costs.

Ms Gallagher: The answer to the member's question is as follows:

(1) The new areas include City and the Belconnen and Tuggeranong town centres.


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