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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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Interchanges and the City Terminus as well as trunk services to connect these three sites. This configuration has developed as Darwin and Palmerston grew and as the population of the rural area increased arid dispersed. It has served the community well bu t because of the changes tha t have been seen across the greater Darwin area it is now time to look afresh at all public service routes and timetables, I will speak more about the review a little later, bu t first, Madam Speaker, I will discuss school bus services. SCHOOL SERVICES: Numerically students are a very important client group; they are also a very diverse group with a range of needs which require various and sometimes flexible transport solutions. Most school students travel to and from their schools on public buses or on the dedicated school services. These dedicated school services, particularly in the rural and regional areas, play an indispensable role in ensuring equitable access to education

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