The documents found here are for Molonglo Stage 2 Transport Planning related information between 2010-2019 and were obtained through FOI 21-101215 1 April 2021, EPSDD. We highlighted 18 development plans (EDP), planning design frameworks (PDF), or development applications (DA) for the suburbs Coombs, Wright, Molonglo and Denman Prospect.
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2014 AECOM Walking and cycling feasibility and options report
The Walking and cycling feasibility and options report prepared by AECOM continues on where the strategic work 2012-2014 left off. The ACT Strategic Cycle Network Plan prioritises routes between town and group centre for development. The AECOM report considers the challenges of building a cycle path along these routes.
Repetition without consequence: transport planning cycle
Paralysis through analysis: we have enough data, we know what we need to do, we are just not doing it. Policy work in the ACT has gone around in circles since 2004. The recommendations of the ACT Transport strategies and consults reports are all too often never implemented – it is not for lack of reports. Here is the history of cycling transport policy in the ACT.
2012 ACT Strategic Cycling Network Plan, Spackman Mossop Michaels
“Separation of cyclists and motorists is paramount to increasing cyclists numbers.” Most cyclist do not feel safe riding on the road, and Austroads agrees with them. The 2012 ACT Strategic Cycle Network Plan (FOI 20-030) by Spackman Mossop Michaels makes clear that cycle lanes are a mistake. Furthermore, ACT achievements between between 2012 and 2022, shows that cycling network has made little progress. Cause for concern!
ACT Labor 2020 follow up
There was little cycling in the lengthy 2020 ACT Labor Policy Position Statement (no longer online) and most concerning was lack of specifics. ACT Labor did poorly on active travel in the 2016-2020 legislative term, however, seem to be doing better since. Minister Steel speech reaffirmed the pledges before the ACT Legislative Assembly (7 May 2022). This article compares ACT Labor’s progress on active travel between 2016-2020 and 2020-2022.