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Artist's impression of light rail on Northbourne Avenue, Canberra

Report shows light rail successful in low-density cities: ACT Government

LIGHT rail increases public transport patronage, delivers benefits to landowners and creates flow-on effects in diversifying the economy, improving liveability and increasing sustainability in cities of similar size and density to Canberra according to a newly released paper from the University of Canberra.

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Car park at the National Gallery of Australia, Canberra

Request for Proposal opens for Canberra's smart parking trial

THE ACT Government last week released a Request for Proposal (RFP) to industry for the smart parking trial, which will commence early 2016 and aims to make it easier for drivers in Canberra to find free and paid parking both on-and off-street.

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Artist's impression of light rail on Northbourne Avenue, Canberra

Infrastructure audit confirms need for light rail: ACT Government

A REPORT into traffic congestion in Canberra has confirmed the need for light rail between City and Gungahlin, according to ACT Capital Metro Minister Simon Corbell, with the cost of congestion potentially reaching $700 million per year by 2031 if no action is taken.

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