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Ministerial Statement Public Bus Transport System

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Title

Ministerial Statement Public Bus Transport System

Other title

Tabled paper 794

Collection

Tabled Papers for 9th Assembly 2001 - 2005; Tabled Papers; ParliamentNT

Date

2003-02-19

Description

Tabled By Clare Martin

Notes

Made available by the Legislative Assembly of the Northern Territory under Standing Order 240. Where copyright subsists with a third party it remains with the original owner and permission may be required to reuse the material.

Language

English

Subject

Tabled papers

File type

application/pdf

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License

https://www.legislation.gov.au/Series/C1968A00063

Parent handle

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/285727

Citation address

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/406407

Page content

While a t the end of this process there will be some major improvements to some routes and schedules, I also expect that in many areas, only minor adjustments will be necessary. I also expect th a t the network will be in a much stronger position to accommodate changes to services as demands change and resources become available over the next few years. OTHER SERVICE IMPACTS: As you have heard, over the next couple of years there are a num ber of major projects in the public transport area th a t will result in significant improvements for the travelling public. The arrival of the Adelaide to Darwin railway will impact on the public transport system. Then there are the technological developments which are available and those tha t are on the horizon. For example, geographical positioning systems (GPS) are being used by large public transport networks in other jurisdictions, sometimes linked with ticketing or security systems. How these might be introduced in the Territory will need to be carefully considered in the near future.


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