Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2012 Week 7 Hansard (7 June) . . Page.. 2984..
(2) They are the remaining town centres left after the implementation of 40 km/h speed zones in the Woden and Gungahlin town centres.
(3) Roads ACT will consult with the community in June/July 2012. The physical implementation of the 40km/h speed zones is scheduled to be completed by the end of 2012.
(4) The cost of the implementation of the 40 km/h speed zone in the Woden town centre was $17,000 and in the Gungahlin town centre, $39,000.
(5) a) To determine if a pedestrian crossing is warranted, Roads ACT uses the ACT Design Standards for Urban Infrastructure Part 9 and Australian Standard AS1742.10.
b) 40km/h speed zones are implemented in areas with high pedestrian activities. To create 40km/h speed zones, Roads ACT uses Australian Standard 1742.4 and Austroads Guide to Traffic Management Part 5 and Austroads Guide to Road Safety Part 3.
(6) ACT Design Standards for Urban Infrastructure Part 9 - 2011
Australian Standard 1742.4 - 2008; Australian Standard 1742.10 - 2008
Austroads Guide to Traffic Management Part 5 - 2008
Austroads Guide to Road Safety Part 3 - 2008
(7) Approximate costs:
(a) standard pedestrian crossing - $5,000 to $10,000
(b) raised pedestrian crossing - $50,000 to $70,000
(c) lighting $25,000
(8) Costs of design and construction of new pedestrian crossings in the last two years:
Worgan Street, Phillip $4,000 State Circle: $4,800 Haydon Drive, Newcastle Street, Hindmarsh Drive $6,000 Flemington Road $31,000 (street light required at a cost of $25,000).
Costs of post-construction evaluation can vary depending on whether public consultation is included and the extent of it.
ACTION bus service—school buses (Question No 2300)
Ms Bresnan asked the Minister for Territory and Municipal Services, upon notice, on 3 May 2012:
(1) How many buses out of the ACTION bus fleet are used as school buses and how many of these are (a) diesel and (b) compressed natural gas.
(2) What is the total number of permanent school bus routes.
(3) What process does the Government use to determine where it will operate new school bus routes.