Ministerial Statement Public Bus Transport System
Tabled paper 794
Tabled Papers for 9th Assembly 2001 - 2005; Tabled Papers; ParliamentNT
Tabled By Clare Martin
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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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