Legislative Assembly for the ACT: Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2018 Week 5 Hansard (10 May) . . Page.. 1892 ..
(2) How often is traffic speed and traffic volume monitored in this area and what other safety traffic measures has the Government undertaken in this area.
(3) What is the total of number of vehicles passing through this area that have been speed-checked in the past 2 years and how many of these vehicles were found to be driving (a) within or (b) in excess of 10km/hr above the prescribed speed limit.
(4) Has there been monitoring of the volume of heavy vehicles travelling through this area; if so, (a) when did the monitoring occur and (b) what is the average total of number of heavy vehicles found to be travelling through this area on a daily and weekly basis; if not, why not and will the Government consider monitoring the volume of heavy vehicles in this area.
(5) What safety measures will the government take in the future to reduce speeding at these intersections and surrounding areas.
Ms Fitzharris: The answer to the member's question is as follows:
(1) No. A study has not been undertaken in the past five years. The next traffic survey is programmed for June 2018.
(2) Traffic surveys are programmed once in every four to five years. The intersections and mid-blocks are regularly monitored for any deterioration in traffic conditions.
(3) There were 21 occasions where the speed camera vans monitored the area between O'Reilly Street/Starke Street in the past two year period and a total of 14,071 vehicles had their speed checked.
a. 25 of these vehicles were found to be driving within 10km/h above the prescribed speed limit
b. 57 of these vehicles were found to be driving in excess of 10km/h above the prescribed speed limit.
Please note: These counts refer to vehicles that have been issued with infringements. The counts exclude speed checks and infringements issued by ACT Policing.
(a) The last traffic survey was undertaken in September 2013.
(b) There were approximately 80 trucks travelling daily through this section of road, and about 575 trucks travelling weekly.
The next traffic survey is programmed to be undertaken in June 2018, which will also include the collection of heavy vehicle data on this section of road.
(5) Survey indicates moderate levels of speeding on this section of road. This is managed through enforcement by ACT Policing.
Ginninderra Creek—flood mitigation (Question No 1078)
Mrs Kikkert asked the Minister for Transport and City Services, upon notice, on 23 March 2018: