Everyone Pays For Light Rail Whether You Use It Or Not

ACT Shadow Minister for Transport Alistair Coe has revealed that every household in Canberra will pay $4,419 for the construction of the Green/Labor light rail project. Based on Australian Bureau of Statistics census data and the ACT Government’s figure of $614 million for the construction of light rail, each area…

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Light Rail: $433,333 per Extra Passenger

The ACT Government is spending $433,333 per additional commuter to ride the service, ACT Shadow Minister for Transport Alistair Coe said today. “The Government has stated that light rail patronage will be 4,500 people in the morning peak. However, currently 3,000 commuters ride ACTION on Northbourne in the morning,” said…

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Government Spent Over One Million Dollars On Light Rail Reports

The ACT Government has spent over $1 million on light rail reports, yet very little has been released to the public, said ACT Shadow Minister for Transport, Alistair Coe. The Government’s contract’s register shows the following reports: Northbourne Avenue Bus Priority, Cycleway Facility and Dickson Bus Station – Feasibility Study…

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Government Irresponsible About Light Rail

The document which the ACT Government is using as the basis of their decision to build light rail does not provide the substance required to justify the project, said ACT Shadow Minister for Transport, Alistair Coe. “The Government’s decision making process for light rail has been irresponsible at best, negligent…

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