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Is the [WA] Greens’ Transit City a good idea?

Crikey- The Urbanist, 27 June 2016
A “dispersed network” is the smart approach to public transport but politics means the Greens’ Transit City plan for Perth leaves most of the important questions unanswered.
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Transport and Congestion – An international perspective on the transport debate

11.30am, 16 June 2016- Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre
In November 2015, the Committee for Perth and partner RAC launched Get a Move On! – a year-long research project which directly responds to community concerns that the region lacks a comprehensive road, public and active transport network to meet Perth and Peel’s 21st century mobility needs. This Perth in Focus luncheon will feature a keynote address from UK Professor Jon Shaw, co-author of ‘The Transport Debate’. OurGet a Move On! Commuter Survey found that two in five commuters prefer to drive in an ideal world. Over lunch, Jon will reflect on a typology of commuters, including “motorway man”, “car complacents”, “malcontent motorists” and “aspiring environmentalists”.

https://www.committeeforperth.com.au/events/transport-and-congestion-an-international-perspective-on-the-transport-debate

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Senate Report- Decision to commit funding to the Perth Freight Link project

The Senate Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport Committee released on 3 May 2016 its report on the Federal funding of the Perth Freight Link. The full report, titled Decision to commit funding to the Perth Freight Link project, is downloadable from the Senate website: (http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Committees/Senate/Rural_and_Regional_Affairs_and_Transport/Perth_Freight_Link/Report).
The Report’s 7 recommendations are listed below.

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RACWA- Top 10 transport priorities

From the recent April/May 2016 RACWA magazine Horizon, page 22 has a substantial article on the Federal election and their top 10 transport priorities in WA: http://horizons.rvrapid.com/?i=Horizons%20Apr%20May%2016&startpage=22#folio=22

GET ON YOUR BIKE AND HAVE SAY

Community News, 21 July 2015

A THREE-week public consultation period on the City of Wanneroo’s draft cycle plan will start on Monday. The City has invited community feedback on the plan before staff present it to the council later this year. Mayor Tracey Roberts said the plan aimed to improve cycling in its boundaries.

“The City’s vision is to make cycling Read more

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