Light Rail Stage 1 - Light Rail Stop Design on Northbourne Avenue and Federal Highway
On 8 May 2017, Transport Canberra and City Services Directorate (TCCS) submitted an application for Works Approval for the detailed design of the six light rail stops and 10 mid-block crossings on Northbourne Avenue and Federal Highway between Elouera Street and Flemington Road. The design for the Alinga Street (Civic) terminus will be subject to a separate WA application. The following report details the public consultation process undertaken by the NCA relating to this application.
The Report was prepared in accordance with the NCA's 'Commitment to Community Engagement (February 2015)' which details how the NCA conducts consultation. The full consultation report is below.
Purpose of consultation report
The purpose of the report is to provide a greater level of consistency and transparency in the NCA's decision making process. The Consultation Report outlines the submissions received and provides responses to any of the issues raised. Public consultation took place between 13 May and 2 June 2017. Comments The NCA received 21 submissions during the consultation period.
The key issues raised in the submissions were:
- Lack of stop in Mitchell
- Lack of weather protection afforded by the stop design
- Design of the stop
- Design of the mid-block crossings
- Design considerations for pedestrians and cyclist crossing the tracks
- Lack of bike parking facilities
Works approval has been granted for the for the detailed design of the six light rail stops and 10 mid-block crossings on Northbourne Avenue and Federal Highway between Elouera Street and Flemington Road.
The Consultation Report is now available for download below.