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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

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Language

English

Subject

Tabled papers

File type

application/pdf

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Copyright

Copyright owner

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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

Clearly buses are an important part of many peoples lives. The Territory can be proud of the scale and nature of services provided and the standard of the bus fleet. Various public transport projects, which are currently being undertaken, will further improve the level and quality of services provided to the Top End community. In the longer-term there are emerging opportunities for development of services and for increasing the importance of public transport in the greater Darwin Area. THE BUS FLEET Madam Speaker, I would firstly like to focus on the bus fleet itself. It is worth noting that on the Darwinbus network, for example, there are over 60 buses used each day for public services and compared with interstate fleets, our vehicles are very modem. Likewise, over 60 per cent of the vehicles used on the Darwinbus public network, are accessible low-floor vehicles- a level which is


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