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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2011 Week 14 Hansard (Thursday, 8 December 2011) . . Page.. 6073 ..


(3) Does the Government have data on the reasons for the increase of travel on Gungahlin Drive/GDE since the completion of the roadworks; if so, how much of the increased travel is from (a) vehicles moving to the road from another route, (b) people who formerly used public transport or car pooled, and (c) new induced trips.

(4) Can the Minister provide any survey data held by the Government relating to Canberrans’ use of Gungahlin Drive/GDE.

(5) Has the Government measured whether the opening of the GDE has affected travel on other roads in Canberra; if so, can the data be provided.

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

(1) Traffic is flowing well on the Gungahlin Drive Extension (GDE) since it has been fully opened. Prior to this, over the last five years, traffic conditions during peak times were slow with regular delays being experienced.

(2) Roads ACT is currently collection traffic data during November on three sections of the GDE:

a) Barton Highway – Ginninderra Drive;

b) Ginninderra Drive – Belconnen Way; and

c) Belconnen Way – Glenloch Interchange.

A copy of this information will be provided to you together with previous information once it has been collected and assessed.

(3) No.

(4) No.

(5) Roads ACT is currently collecting traffic data on the GDE and monitoring the impact of other roads in North Canberra. A copy of this information will be provided to you once it has been collected and assessed.


Roads—Barry Drive(Question No 1910)

Mr Coe asked the Minister for the Environment and Sustainable Development, upon notice, on 27 October 2011 (redirected to the Minister for Territory and Municipal Services):

(1) In relation to Barry Drive, when was the last time a traffic study was conducted and what are the details of that study.

(2) How much money was spent on the Barry Drive bus lane.

(3) How many vehicles travel on Barry Drive on (a) weekdays and (b) weekends.

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


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