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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2011 Week 14 Hansard (Thursday, 8 December 2011) . . Page.. 6117 ..


the higher speed environment on this road is not suitable for people transferring between bus services;

reduction in the level of service of Anthony Rolfe Avenue as a major collector and ring road; and

additional costs associated with rerouting buses.

(7) A separate study of light rail from Gungahlin to City is currently being undertaken. The study will fully consider the integration of a future light rail service.

(8) ESDD has instructed SMEC Consulting to undertake more work around this issue in the context of urban design and future development in Hibberson Street and to recommend a feasible solution in the final report of the Gungahlin town centre bus station project. This report is due in mid January 2012. Also, it is important to acknowledge that public transport supports shopping and outdoor activities and that foot traffic and public transport are integral components.

(9) ESDD acknowledged this oversight when it was brought to its attention by a developer of Gungahlin Business Park and indicated that a technical amendment would be prepared to change rule R41 from 18 metres to 23 metres. This technical amendment commenced on Friday 16 December 2011 to coincide with the commencement of Variation 300.


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