Accessible Canberra


Strategic DirectionAction Lead Agency Partner Agencies

5.1 Enhance accessibility by better integrating transport and land use.

5.1.1 Support the integrated transport network by focussing urban intensification in town centres and around group centres and along the major public transport routes, and balancing where greenfield expansion occurs.

EPSDD

TCCS

5.1.2 Support the delivery of the government's transport strategy to expand movement options (particularly active travel) and the delivery of the government's Climate Change strategy to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from transport.

TCCS

EPSDD

5.1.3 Investigate parking provision requirements to confirm they support broader government accessibility and transport policy.

EPSDD

TCCS

5.1.4 Plan and strategically locate community infrastructure, services and open space in order to optimise accessibility and meet the needs of a growing and changing population.

EPSDD

CSD, TCCS, SLA, HD, EDU

5.2 Deliver well designed, safe and sustainable streets and public spaces to create walkable neighbourhoods that are inclusive and fair.

5.2.1 Apply the Movement and Place Framework in future precinct planning to recognise people and place in the design and function of precincts.

EPSDD

TCCS

5.2.2 Support the Active Travel Office to improve walking and cycling network connectivity and urban amenity, particularly close to key transport corridors, local and town centres and education institutions.

TCCS

EPSDD

5.2.3 Through place making and improved urban design, deliver high quality streets and places to facilitate social inclusion, activity and improve accessibility.

EPSDD

TCCS, CRA, SLA

5.3 Create a better experience for walking and cycling into and within the city centre and our town centres.

5.3.1 Work with the City Renewal Authority and other partners to create high quality, lively and safe streets and public spaces in the city centre that encourage walking, cycling and public transport use.

CRA

EPSDD, TCCS

5.3.2 Support the development of high quality, lively and safe streets and public spaces in our town centres that encourage walking, cycling and public transport use.

EPSDD

TCCS

5.3.3 Review parking arrangements in the city centre and develop a city parking strategy.

EPSDD

 

Acronyms

CMTEDD - Chief Minister, Treasury and Economic Development Directorate
CRA - City Renewal Authority
CSD - Community Services Directorate
EDU - Education Directorate
EPSDD - Environment, Planning and Sustainable Development Directorate
HD - Health Directorate
NCA - National Capital Authority
SLA - Suburban Land Agency
TCCS - Transport Canberra and City Services (Directorate)
OCSE - Office of the Commissioner for Sustainability and the Environment

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