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"Passenger Transport - connected, liveable and healthy communities"

 

Completed

 

0-3 years

 

3-5 years

 

5-10 years

 

Regional Integrated Transport Plans (Southern, Northern, Cradle Coast)
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Develop urban travel demand model

 

Agreed urban growth boundaries

 

Assess Public transport priority- separation of public transport and private vehicles

Passenger Transport Framework completed
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Regional settlement strategies

 

Progress implementation of key urban cycleways for active transport

 

Improved central bus terminals

 

Cycling and Walking Strategy
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Application of accessibility principles to affordable housing initiatives

 

Development of best practice approaches to accessibility, subdivision design and suburb development

 

Implementation of transit corridors on high-frequency bus service corridors

Core Passenger Services Review
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Investigate and plan key cycleways to facilitate active transport between major activity centres

Trial Wi-Fi services on selected urban fringe and regional bus services

Develop initial park and ride facilities in Greater Hobart and Greater Launceston

 

Implement measures to improve cyclists and pedestrians  priority on key routes and in shared urban spaces

 

Implementation of metropolitan car - parking strategy

 

Develop walking and cycling guidelines to ensure new and upgraded road projects incorporate appropriate infrastructure

 

Investigation of key cycling links to other major urban State arterial roads

 
 

Improved delivery of urban fringe bus services and associated off-bus infrastructure at strategic locations

 

Development of metropolitan car-parking strategy

 
 

Campaign to promote public debate on and encorage use of alternative forms of transport including:
• State Government carpooling website
• Travel behaviour change program (including Travel Smart)
• Establish the Urban Passenger Transport Advisory Group

 

Further Park and Rides

 
 

Marketing campaign for travel by public transport, including improved provision of on-line and real-time passenger information

 

Trial on-road public transport priority in Hobart

 
   

Investigate urban transit corridors in Hobart, incorporating high frequency bus services, on-road priority and upgraded supporting infrastructure

 

Progress implementation of transit corridors

 
   

Develop the Greater Launceston Metropolitan Passenger Transport Plan

 

Redevelopment of bus interchanges

 
      Deliver high frequency bus services on identified priority corridors - Launceston and Burnie-Devonport. Plan for implementing transit corridors in these centres.  

Benefits for all Tasmanians

  • Healthy, active communities
  • Better designed urban areas
  • More transport choice
  • Reduced distances travelled
  • Reduced greenhouse emissions
  • Liveable and accessible communities
  • Reliable and attractive public transport services
  • Coordinated transport and land use planning

Strategy & Planning

Project

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