Major transport connections,
including public transport, will link the town centres to Civic,
and link future urban settlement in the Molonglo Valley and the
Kowen Plateau into major employment corridors; Majura Highway will
be upgraded to form part of a critical regional transport link
and together with Gungahlin Drive will form the major outer by-passes
of Civic, keeping through traffic away from the heart of the city.
SHORT TERM IMPLEMENTATION
- Public transport priority systems and dedicated
public transport routes will be provided at the initial stages
of development of new greenfield and major urban renewal sites.
of interchange facilities at Woden and Belconnen.
MEDIUM TERM IMPLEMENTATION
- Detailed structure planning of new greenfields
areas will address transport connections, including roads,
public transport, walking and cycling to encourage less private
- Transport corridors will be provided or upgraded
when appropriate to connect urban areas (including connecting
the new residential areas in Molonglo Valley and Kowen Plateau)
to existing employment and service centres.
- Installation of
trunk cycle and community path network improvements.
to parking policies to minimise the use of private motor
vehicles for commuting.
- Dedicated trunk public transport routes
constructed between Gungahlin and Civic, and Belconnen and
LONG TERM IMPLEMENTATION
- Introduction of new bus priority measures.
of high quality transit stations along trunk public transport
routes and integrated into the town centres.