16 Sep / 2022

Light Rail Civic to Woden & Urban Intensification. ISCCC Public Forum

Report on the 13 September 2022  ISCCC Public Forum on Light Rail Civic to Woden and Urban Intensification
There was a great turnout – about 60 people in the room and about 32 online 13 September 2022, 7-9pm at Yarralumla Primary School Hall, 24 Loftus Street, Yarralumla.

Due to the topic being of strong interest to people in Deakin and Yarralumla, many residents were in attendance, but there were also others from beyond.

There was political representation with Elizabeth Lee and Mark Parton from the Liberals and Jo Clay from the Greens, although not any Labor MLAs or online.
The Chief of Staff to Senator David Pocock, Fiona Scott, was also there.

  1. Overview of the ACT Government’s current  consultation on Stage 2A light rail (City to Commonwealth Park)
  1. Light rail stage 2 in the budgetary context
  1. Reflections on Light Rail Stage 2
  • Graham O’Loghlin, Fellow of Engineers Australia, former national engineering firm director and management consultant on major projects (click for slides and paper)
  1. Urban intensification on the City to Woden corridor, including findings of ACT Government-funded Mecone consultancy report

See also report by Meconne on  Urban-Infill-Capability-Assessment

See also DRA Zoom meeting in light rail