Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2017 Week 09 Hansard (Thursday, 24 August 2017) . . Page.. 3480 ..
(6) Was the collecting and modelling of the data and assumptions referred to in part (5) undertaken internally or externally; if internally (a) what directorate was responsible for the modelling, (b) what is the verification of data and modelling, (c) when was the modelling undertaken and (d) has the modelling been or will be revised at any time; if externally (a) what directorate contracted the work, (b) how was the contract procured, (c) who was the successful contractor, (d) what was the value of the contract, (e) what is the verification of data and modelling, (f) when was the modelling undertaken and (g) have the assumptions used in the modelling been, or will be, revised at any time.
Ms Fitzharris: The answer to the member’s question is as follows:
(1) TCCS has not calculated the catchment area to the delineated 400m as noted in the Member’s question as part of its analysis of light rail patronage for Light Rail Stage 1.
(2) The patronage modelling used in the Light Rail Stage 1 Business Case estimated that for the entire Stage 1 corridor by 2031, between 44,000 and 67,000 people will live within 800 metres of a light rail stop.
(3) The key data used in the patronage modelling for the Light Rail Stage 1 Business Case includes population, employment, household composition, educational enrolments and other data provided by the Environment, Planning and Sustainable Development Directorate.
(4) The patronage modelling for the Light Rail Stage 1 Business Case was undertaken externally:
a. Capital Metro Agency contracted the work;
b. The contract was procured via a single select exemption in 2013;
c. Veitch Lister Consulting undertook the patronage modelling;
d. The value of the contract was $299,450 inclusive of GST;
e. The Veitch Lister model was validated against observed travel behaviours in Canberra, to levels within industry norms;
f. The modelling was undertaken in 2013-2014;
g. The Light Rail Stage 1 modelling has not been revised since the Business Case.
(5) Patronage modelling for the Light Rail Stage 2 Business Case is currently under development.
(6) Patronage modelling for the Light Rail Stage 2 Business Case is currently under development.
City services—street sweeping
(Question No 438)
Mr Coe asked the Minister for Transport and City Services, upon notice, on 4 August 2017:
(1) When was the street sweeping schedule, published on the website of the Transport Canberra and City Services Directorate, last updated.