Election Announcement: Katy Gallagher (ALP) – 26 September 2012

If re-elected in 2012, ACT Labor will invest $45 million in Weston Creek in a new 50 metre swimming pool, more Xpresso bus links to Civic, 80 more parking spots, a park and ride, bike and ride, better local shops and a new enclosed oval at Stromlo Park.

This investment will see all Weston Creek and Molonglo Valley residents, now and in the future benefit from a strong and vibrant local community.

Invest in more buses and a new park and ride and bike and ride to improve public transport links to the city.

ACT Labor will double the number of Xpresso buses between Weston Creek and the City to four in the morning and four in the afternoon. This includes a direct Xpresso from Cooleman Court to the city. The cost of these increases in services is $150,000.

Construction of the new park and ride facility at North Weston, on Cotter Road near Kirkpatrick Street, will be completed by early 2013, this is already budget funded at a cost of $400,000.

ACT Labor will deliver a new bike and ride facility at Cooleman Court will be constructed in early 2013, and is already funded in the Budget at a cost of $100,000

See full announcement at http://www.katygallagher.net/?p=2349