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Ministerial Statement Public Bus Transport System



Ministerial Statement Public Bus Transport System

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Tabled paper 794


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




Tabled By Clare Martin


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that we value. We therefore have time to plan to avoid some of the problems tha t many of the other great cities now experience. There are some exciting experiments happening overseas and although many of these may not be relevant to the Territory they do help us broaden our thinking about passenger transport. Madam Speaker, public transport is a vital part of this vibrant Territoiy. It contributes significantly to the economic activity of the Territory and it contributes to the social fabric of society. It is part of how we work and how we play. Recent changes in where and how people live and work have meant tha t services have to be adjusted. The recommendations which will flow from the current review process will redefine services to meet current needs and also set a framework to respond as the Darwin region develops further. These are indeed exciting times for public transport. In conclusion Madam Speaker, I move th a t the Assembly take note of the statement.

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