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Invitation to comment: Sustainable Transport Action Plan 2010-2016 (closing 30 September 2009)

In 2004, the ACT Government released the Sustainable Transport Plan, establishing long-term targets to increase the number of people using sustainable transport modes like public transport, walking and cycling, and promoting integrated transport and land use planning. In 2009, the ACT Government is developing a Sustainable Transport Action Plan, which will set out how the Government will implement the Sustainable Transport Plan in the short to medium term – from 2010 – 2016. The Sustainable Transport Action Plan will consist of four strategies governing how we move around our city and our region. These four aspects of the integrated transport

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Media: ACT Government – Sustainable Transport Action Plan

Both the ABC and WIN News Canberra ran stories on the ACT Government Sustainable Transport Action Plan (STAP) in their Monday 27 July, 2009 news bulletins: ABC News: “Transport Plan” [youtube]ts4MO6QEsS8&rel=0&showsearch=1[/youtube] WIN News: “All Aboard” [youtube]kBVqKTqJQ9w&rel=0&showsearch=1[/youtube]

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Invitation to comment: Sustainable Transport Action Plan 2010-16

The ACT Government has released the Strategic Public Transport Network Plan which was launched at a Sustainable Transport Round table attended by over 70 community leaders on Monday 27 July, 2009. The Plan has been developed by leading transport planning expert Jarrett Walker from McCormack Rankin Cagney, and sets the vision for how public transport in Canberra could operate by 2031, and would help the ACT meet its sustainable transport target of 16percent of work trips on public transport by 2026.

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Weathering the Change – Draft Action Plan No 2 – Submission

In this submission, NCCC comments on sustainable transport, sustainable waste, renewable energy, gas-fired electricity generation, carbon offsets, and proposed pathways to emission reduction strategies. It grades the five pathways presented in Draft Action Plan No 2 to reach the goal of a 40% reduction in greenhouse gas emissions which the ACT Government has committed to. Read submission »…

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Invitation to comment: Sustainable future workshop findings report (closing 28 February 2010)

ACTPLA has released the Sustainable future workshop findings report for public comment. The report contains key outcomes from a series of workshops held under the Sustainable future program. These workshops gathered together some of Australia’s leading thinkers, community members and government and industry representatives to draw out ideas on how to make our city and the ACT more sustainable, particularly in regard to future planning. Those ideas are synthesised in the report, which has been released so people in the community can provide ACTPLA with their feedback.

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Canberra Times: Review urges transport overhaul

In the Canberra Times, 11 November 2009, city reporter Megan Doherty writes about the major review of Canberra’s cycling and pedestrian networks. The article discusses the possible introduction of separated and protected bike lanes. Good information about what defines the “Copenhagen-style” protected bike lane can be obtained from the City of Melbourne website. Specifically there is a “Bike Separated Lanes Fact Sheet” (PDF Document) that clearly outlines the concepts and their use. The Canberra Times article is reproduced below: Review urges transport overhaul A major review of Canberra’s cycling and pedestrian networks has recommended a low-speed ”shared space” in Civic’s

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Invitation to comment: Have your say on the future of public transport in the ACT

Given the ACT Government’s long-term vision for the city and its growth, what must we do to achieve our sustainability goals as they relate to public transport? The ACT Government is developing the Sustainable Transport Action Plan 2010-2016 to help meet the sustainable transport targets set out in the Sustainable Transport Plan (2004). A key element of the Sustainable Transport Action Plan 2010-2016 will be the Public Transport Strategy. The Government is seeking public comment on the geography of a public transport network for 2031 by releasing the Strategic Public Transport Network Plan. The long term ‘frequent network’ proposed by

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Canberra Airport master plan, mixed bag with no real industry support

In November 2008, the Federal Transport Minister Anthony Albanese rejected Canberra International Airport’s draft master plan on the grounds that it did not provide enough detail on the proposal to develop the airport into a freight hub and the airport’s community consultation had been insufficient. The Minister was quoted at the time as saying “The public have the right to know how this development could impact on their homes and the airport’s response to these concerns has been inadequate.” As a result of the rejection of the original master plan the Airport has had 180 days to resubmit their revised

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Latest DAs

Northbourne Avenue, Morphett Street, Dickson, ACT - DA: 201733114 Closes: 2023-02-16;

AMENDMENT TO APPROVED DA201733114 - S197K. Amendment to the development application for construction of two new 9 storey developments comprising 143 dwellings, two levels of basement parking, landscaping and associated works. The development proposes a partially covered roof terrace on the upper level of both new buildings. Changes to the heritage building on the site to accommodate non retail commercial use are also included in the proposal. - the amendment is to make adjustments to the basement, cores, building services, carpark layout, storage, structural layout, floor levels and vehicle ramps, updates to the façade materials and finishes, roof terraces adjusted, landscaping adjustments, waste enclosure amended, and associated works.

15 David Street, O'connor, ACT - DA: 202241066 Closes: 2023-02-16;

PROPOSAL FOR MULTI UNIT DEVELOPMENT AND LEASE VARIATION - demolition of the existing dwelling, structures and garage, the construction of 3 new three storey dwellings, double garages, tree removal, landscaping and associated works. Lease Variation to permit three (3) dwellings.

8 Busby Street, O'connor, ACT - DA: 202241254 Closes: 2023-02-07;

PROPOSAL FOR DWELLING ALTERATIONS AND ADDITIONS - partial demolition and construction of new addition to the existing dwelling, alfresco and associated works.

49 Coranderrk Street, Reid, ACT - DA: 202241148 Closes: 2023-02-06;

PROPOSAL FOR NEW DWELLING - demolition of existing dwelling, detached garage, carport, shed and driveway, construction of new dwelling with basement, driveway, pool, landscaping, and associated works.

16 Mills Place, Hackett, ACT - DA: 202240993 Closes: 2023-02-13;

PROPOSAL FOR DUAL OCCUPANCY- demolition of the existing dwelling, garage, driveway and tree removal, construction of 2 dwellings comprising of a single-storey and two-storey residence with attached garages, new driveway verge crossing, landscaping and associated works.

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