Australian Capital Territory

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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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Car park at the National Gallery of Australia, Canberra

Industry consultation begins for Canberra's Smart Parking trial

A NEW real-time parking system that aims to reduce congestion and help drivers find parking spots is a step closer in Canberra, after the ACT Government last week commenced industry consultation for its Smart Parking trial.

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

Two consortia shortlisted for Capital Metro stage one

TWO consortia have been shortlisted to deliver the first-stage of Canberra's light rail network, which will support more than 3,500 jobs during construction and deliver more than $1 billion in benefits to the ACT economy, Minister for Capital Metro Simon Corbell announced last week.

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