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9. 2031 transport networks for the cities of SEQ
The cities of SEQ include the local
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government areas of Brisbane City Council,              Population in 2006: 2.8 million
Moreton Bay Regional Council, Logan City                Forecast population in 2031: 4.4 million
Council, Redland City Council, Ipswich
City Council, Gold Coast City Council and               Dwellings in 2006: 1.05 million
Sunshine Coast Regional Council. While
                                                        Forecast additional dwellings in 2031: 690 000
there are many rural communities within
the region, more than 90% of SEQ residents              Daily trips by residents in 2006: 9.8 million
live and work in urban areas.
                                                        Daily trips by residents in 2031: 14.3 million
The SEQ Regional Plan seeks to contain
urban sprawl and concentrate the vast
majority of population and employment                Note: These are the population forecasts contained in the SEQ Regional Plan. They do not take into
growth over the next two decades into                account the commitment from the Queensland Growth Management Summit to review population
these urban local government areas.                  forecasts in consultation with local governments. Any changes to population forecasts will require
                                                     transport infrastructure projects and delivery timeframes to be revised.
Solutions for the 2031 transport networks
need to be tailored at a local level. The
draft Connecting SEQ 2031 establishes                 Figure 9.1 – SEQ 2008 daily mode share
transport planning policies and actions for
each urban local government based on:
• key local challenges
• transport and land use integration
  issues
• 2031 transport network                                                                                        Walk/Cycle, 10.2%
• transport projects.
                                                                                                                Vehicle driver, 58.4%
Some high level strategic active transport
corridors are shown on the maps. These                                                                          Vehicle passenger, 24.3%
represent priorities for investment established
through the Connecting SEQ 2031 process.                                                                        Public transport, 7.1%
However the SEQ Principal Cycle Network
Plan (2007) remains the main source
document for establishing and delivering the
                                                     Source: Department of Transport and Main Roads 2008 Household Travel Survey
region's active transport spines.

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                                                                  Figure 9.2 – 2008 journey to work trip length
     Population in 2006: 991 000
     Indicative planning population in
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Transport issues and challenges for                                      Public Transport          Walking               Cycling                Car
Brisbane to 2031

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                                                                         2006           2031    2006         2031    2006      2031    2006            2031
• trips made by Brisbane residents will                                  Actual        Target   Actual      Target   Actual   Target   Actual         Target
  grow by 23% from 3.47 million in 2006
                                                       All trips         10.3%         20%      10.6%       13%      1.0%      11%     78.1%          56%
  to 4.27 million in 2031
                                                       Work trips        18.1%         35%
• significant job growth in the CBD,       AF
  South Brisbane, Woolloongabba and
  Bowen Hills will require public transport            Figure 9.5 – a verage composition of 25 trips made per person each week
  infrastructure to take passengers close                            for Brisbane city
  to where they work
                                                                                 2.5
                                                                    3 trips                                                                       19.5 trips
• lack of an orbital road network results              2006                    trips
  in many trips passing through inner
  suburbs, compounding congestion
  on the radial road network and also                   2031
  reducing amenity in inner suburbs                    target                  6 trips            5 trips                                             14 trips
• the Brisbane Urban Corridor from                   To achieve these targets, the weekly travel patterns of the average Brisbane resident would need to
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  Ipswich Motorway (Rocklea) to Gateway              change only incrementally.
  Motorway (Wishart) has limited
  potential to expand traffic capacity
  due to incompatible land uses and a
                                                     • significant job growth in the Australia               Targets
                                                       TradeCoast will increase travel demand
  constrained corridor                                                                                       Brisbane has significant potential to
                                                       to the area. The type of employment,
• congestion on the road network is                    24-hour nature of some industries and                 increase the share of trips by public
  adversely impacting travel times and                 the large scale of land use will present              and active transport. The strong focus
  reliability for all vehicles using the road          challenges for servicing this area with               on denser urban development through
  network                                              public transport. Roads servicing the                 urban infill will support a shift to more
                                                       area are likely to experience significant             sustainable transport modes. Achieving the
• ability to improve rail services is                  traffic growth                                        transport targets of Connecting SEQ 2031
  increasingly constrained by inner-city rail                                                                would result in:
  capacity                                           • congestion is affecting access to the
                                                       Port, which impacts on economic growth                • increasing in the share of trips by public
• lack of direct cross-town public transport           capabilities                                            transport from 10.3% to 20% taking
  services to provide access to activity                                                                       daily trips from 360 000 in 2006 to
  centres outside the CBD                            • road network constraints limit                          860 000 in 2031
                                                       opportunity to expand development at
• around 50% of forecast job growth is                 Acacia Ridge and alternative locations                • increasing in the share of trips by
  expected to be outside activity centres,             for industry are needed                                 walking from 10.6% to 13%
  spread between low density industrial
  or logistics hubs, office parks, smaller           • lack of continuous, direct active                     • increasing in the share of trips by
  activity centres and home-based offices.             transport facilities to the CBD and                     cycling from 1.0% to 11%.
  This type of development can be more                 centres in Brisbane city                              This would see the share of trips by private
  difficult to service with public transport,                                                                car reduced to 56%, with private car trips
                                                     • The National Land Transport Network
  which will place increasing pressure on                                                                    made by Brisbane residents reducing from
                                                       passing through the south and east of
  congested roads                                                                                            2.7 million in 2006 to 2.4 million in 2031.
                                                       the city gets congested with commuters
                                                       during peaks – this slows down inter-                 However, with high levels of population
                                                       and intra-state freight traffic.                      growth in all the local governments
                                                                                                             adjacent to Brisbane City Council, coupled
                                                                                                             with strong jobs growth, the number of car
                                                                                                             trips made on the road network within the
                                                                                                             city limits will still increase.

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Transport and land use integration             Increasing densities along transit corridors          In later years of Connecting SEQ 2031,
in Brisbane city                               The policy for urban redevelopment                    land use mix and densification is also

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                                               in Brisbane relies on high-frequency                  strongly advocated along:
Centres access hierarchy                       public transport services linking multiple            •	the Eastern Busway corridor to Carindale
The Brisbane CBD and city frame is the         precincts of higher density residential
primary activity centre and public transport   areas, major employment locations, major              •	Northern Busway corridor to Chermside
hub for SEQ. By 2031 the inner city will       hospitals and universities.                           •	along the rail corridor between
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need several new rail stations. With many
more trips to the CBD and inner city,
through traffic will need to be minimised
and much more space provided for
                                               Some areas along rail lines and busways
                                               contain character housing or other
                                               important cultural heritage features making
                                               them unsuitable for redevelopment.
                                                                                                        Carseldine and Strathpine
                                                                                                     Implementation will be subject to further
                                                                                                     detailed land use planning in partnership
pedestrians, cyclists and public transport.                                                          with local government.
                                               However, there are many parts of the city             The proposed additional rail corridor
Bowen Hills and Boggo Road/Park Road/
                                               where regeneration can occur in tandem                from Alderley to Strathpine will provide
Buranda will be sub-regional hubs for the
                                               with increased investment in the UrbanLink            opportunities to increase densities and
inner city with multiple high-frequency
                                               services, busways and high-frequency bus              develop a priority transit corridor near
‘turn up and go’ public transport services
                                               corridors.                                            stations.
converging at these locations. They will
be major interchange locations in the          'Priority transit corridors' have been
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                                                                                                     The centres access hierarchy and transit
network, allowing passengers to transfer       identified in inner Brisbane to connect               corridors for focusing higher density
to access multiple destinations across the     a large number of specialist and general              residential development are illustrated in
inner city and greater Brisbane.               employment precincts and other major                  Map 9.1.
                                               destinations such as universities and
Upper Mount Gravatt, Indooroopilly
                                               hospitals.                                            Accessible business and industry areas
and Chermside are designated as
sub-regional hubs due to the existing          These priority transit corridors are where            The SEQ Regional Plan establishes
momentum of development, mixed use             land use planning is significantly advanced           accessible enterprise precincts at Australia
and employment in those locations              and building stock is predominantly of                TradeCoast, South West Industrial Gateway,
and the convergence of several high-           redevelopment age, enabling land use                  Rochedale and the Northern Industrial
frequency priority public transport            change in the short term.                             Region. These areas will be the focus for
corridors. These sub-regional hubs                                                                   business and industry that needs good
should be the focus for encouraging                                                                  access to the priority freight network.
clustering of public transport contestable                                                           Industry expansion at Acacia Ridge will
employment outside the inner city.                                                                   be minimised due to the need to protect
                                                                                                     the inter-modal freight terminal from local
                                                                                                     congestion, and the limited opportunity to
                                                                                                     expand the traffic capacity of the Brisbane
                                                                                                     Urban Corridor.

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 Map 9.1 – 2031 transport and land use integration in Brisbane city

                                                                                                                                                                                       Modeshare         4.3 million
                                                                                                                                                                                                         trips/day
                                                                                                                                                 Redcliffe

                                                                                                            North Lakes
                                                                                                                                                                                           3.5 million
                                                                                                                                                                                           trips/day

                                                                                                                                                                                                             56%
                                                                                     Petrie
                                                       Moreton Bay
                                                       Regional
                                                       Council

                                                                                                                                                                                              78%

                                                                        Strathpine                                                                                                                           20%

                                                                        Brendale                                                                                                                             13%
                                                                                                                                         Shorncliffe
                                                                                                                  Fitzgibbon                                                                 10.3%

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                                                                                                                                                                                             10.6%           11%
                                                                                                                       Carseldine
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                                                       Regional                                                                                 Northern
                                                       Council                                 Chermside                                        Industrial                 Brisbane Airport
                                                                                                                                                Gateway

                                                                                                                        Toombul /
                                                                    Mitchelton                                          Nundah
                                                 Ferny                                                                                                                             Port of Brisbane
                                                 Grove

                                                                                              Alderley
                                                                                                                               Albion

                                                   The Gap
                                                                                             Herston /                          Bowen
           2031 Brisbane                    5%                                            Kelvin Grove                          Hills                                                         Wynnum
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                                                                                                                                                                                              Central
           CBD journey to                                                                                                         Newstead
           work targets                  75%

                                                                                                            CBD
                                         10%
                                                                                               Southbank
                                                                                               South Bne
                                         10%                              Toowong                                         Woolloongabba
                                                                                                       Boggo Rd
                                                         Indooroopilly                                 /Buranda
                                                                                                  UQ
                                                       Kenmore                                                                      Stones
     KEY                                                                                                                            Corner
             Motorway                                                                                                                                        Carindale

             Major road                                                                                                                                                                           Capalaba
                                                                                                           Yeerongpilly
             Railway
                                                                                                                                                                                                                Redland
             Existing and committed busway                                                                                                                                                                      City
                                                                                                                     Griffith
                                                                                                                                                                                                                Council
             Future busway or on-road bus priority
                                                                                                                     University                         Upper Mt
             Urban footprint                                            Darra                                                                           Gravatt

                                                                                               South West                                                            Eight Mile Plains /
             Principal activity centre
                                                                                               Industrial                                                            Rochedale
                                                                                               Gateway
             Major activity centre

             Accessible business & industry area

             Regional hub
                                                                                                                                                                               Springwood
             Sub-regional hub

             District hub
                                                                                                                                                                                                 Logan City
                                                                                                                                                                                                 Council
             Priority transit corridor                                                                                                                                   Logan
                                                                                                                                                                         Central
             Transit corridor (post 2021)
                                                                                                                                                                                                          Logan
                                                                                                                                                                                                          Hyperdome
                                                                                       Logan City                                       Browns Plains
       Ipswich City                                                                    Council
       Council                                                                                                                                                     Meadowbrook
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2031 transport network                          Green bridges will also be used to provide
                                                river crossings for public transport, cyclists           Partnering with Brisbane City
Public transport                                and pedestrians.                                         Council
With significant investment in rail as the
                                                Ferry services                                           • updating planning policies and
backbone of the public transport network,
                                                                                                           regulations to allow increased
Brisbane’s urban rail network will be           The current network of ferry services
                                                                                                           densities in priority transit corridors
separated into two networks:                    including the CityCat and cross river ferry
                                                                                                           located along urban rail and
                                                network are operated and managed by
• a high-frequency UrbanLink network                                                                       busway corridors
                                                Brisbane City Council.
  using higher capacity trains that carry
                                                                                                         • supporting the high public transport
  more passengers and have more doors           Ferry services play a relatively minor
                                                                                                           targets to the CBD and frame
  to allow faster boarding/exiting              role in the total transportation task for
                                                                                                           through traffic management, land
                                                SEQ. The ferry network does strongly
• an ExpressLink network with services                                                                     use planning and parking policies
                                                enhance the livability and connectivity of
  connecting the principal activity centres     the inner Brisbane transport network by                  • providing western bus priority from
  of Cleveland, Caboolture, Beenleigh           providing access to many areas which are                   Kenmore to CBD in parallel with
  and Ipswich as well as other rail termini

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                                                challenging to access by other forms of                    delivery of Northern Link tunnel
  including Ripley, Kippa-Ring, Ormeau          public transport.
  and Flagstone. These services will run                                                                 • delivering community boulevards
  all stops to a change point where they        Active transport                                           along older arterials when through
  meet the UrbanLink network, and then                                                                     traffic is moved to a new major
                                                Active transport infrastructure will be
  run express to give passengers a rapid                                                                   road
                                                provided to the inner-city and centres,
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  connection to Brisbane CBD.
Delivery of Cross River Rail will allow
services to be increased across the entire
SEQ rail network as well as providing
                                                supported with end-of-trip facilities to
                                                encourage significant growth in commuter
                                                cycling.
                                                                                                         • providing more facilities for
                                                                                                           pedestrians, cyclists and buses in
                                                                                                           the CBD and city frame
                                                Linking active transport to ‘healthy and                 • providing safe cycle routes on the
new inner city rail stations, enabling
                                                active’ messages to combat growing health                  north side of Brisbane and to the
rail passengers to get closer to their
                                                problems presents significant potential to                 CBD.
destination. The addition of a rail corridor
                                                deliver broader benefits to the community,
from Alderley to Strathpine will provide
                                                while also addressing oil dependence,
communities in the north-west of the city
                                                congestion and environmental issues.
with a high quality public transport service
and support urban regeneration where            New green bridges will provide additional
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appropriate.                                    river crossings for cyclists and pedestrians.
To support high levels of population and        Roads
employment growth in inner Brisbane, a
                                                Significant employment growth coupled
new subway is proposed from Toowong to
                                                with commercial and residential
Newstead.
                                                development in inner city Brisbane means
The Brisbane subway will be separate            governments will need to work together to
to the existing rail network with the           remove traffic from inner city suburbs and
ability to operate at steeper grades and        increase the space for pedestrians, cyclists
tighter turning circles making it easier to     and public transport.
implement in the dense urban fabric of
                                                Part of the solution will be completing
Brisbane city. A new Toowong to West End
                                                the orbital road network for Brisbane,
green bridge will be used for public and
                                                providing motorists with alternative routes
active transport.
                                                that do not require them to pass through
An extension of Doomben rail line to            inner city suburbs.
Hamilton North Shore should be preserved
                                                Brisbane City Council will also continue
as an option for future transport solutions.
                                                development of its strategic TransApex
The extension of the Northern Busway            program of road tunnels to reduce traffic
to Kedron and the Eastern busway to             passing through the Brisbane CBD, and
Coorparoo are under way. Planning               upgrading Kingsford Smith Drive arterial
is underway to extend the Northern              road to improve freight access to the
Busway to Bracken Ridge and the Eastern         northern sector of the Australia Trade
Busway to Capalaba. Interim bus priority        Coast.
treatments will also be considered.
                                                This will provide strong support for the
TransLink will continue to roll out high-       policy of ‘trucks off suburban roads’ which
frequency ‘turn up and go’ UrbanLink            seeks to remove a high proportion of the
bus services on radial and cross-town           340 000 large truck movements made
routes. These routes will be packaged           in the metropolitan area each day on
with improvements to bus stops and bus          suburban roads.
priority on the road network where needed
                                                Maps 9.2 and 9.3 show the 2031 strategic
to provide faster and more reliable bus
                                                projects for Brisbane city.
travel times.

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 Map 9.2 – 2031 strategic projects Brisbane city

        KEY
                                                                                                                                                                          Redcliffe
                 Existing motorway
                                                         Moreton Bay                                                   North Lakes
                 Existing major road
                                                         Regional
                 Existing rail                           Council
                 Existing busway
                 Proposed strategic road corridor                                      Petrie
                 Proposed strategic railway
                 Proposed strategic bus corridor
                 Proposed strategic active
                 transport corridor
                 Proposed strategic freight                                                                                                             11
                 corridor
                                                                                                      Strathpine
                 Enhanced existing corridor
                 Transport network investigation                                                                                            18
                 Key long term opportunity                                                                                                                      23
                                                                                Brendale                    19
                 (post 2031)                                                                                               Fitzgibbon

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                 Major park ‘n’ ride
                 Principal activity centre
                                                                                                                                  Carseldine
                 Major activity centre                                                                 1
                                                                                            20                         12

                 Regional hub
                                                                                                 8                                                      Northern
                 Sub-regional hub

                 District hub

                 Map not to scale
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                                                    Ferny
                                                    Grove
                                                                     Mitchelton
                                                                                      21

                                                                                       11
                                                                                                       Chermside

                                                                                                     Alderley
                                                                                                               33
                                                                                                                22
                                                                                                                            12

                                                                                                                                  16
                                                                                                                                        2
                                                                                                                                                        Industrial
                                                                                                                                                        Gateway

                                                                                                                                                 Northgate

                                                                                                                                                             Toombul /
                                                                                                                                                             Nundah

                                                                                                                                                                              16
                                                                                                                                                                                 Nudgee

                                                                                                                                                                                   23
                                                                                                                                                                                                  Brisbane Airport

                                                                                                                                                                                                         Port of Brisbane

                                                                                                                                                                                                                      29
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              30

                                                                                                           Newmarket
                                                                                                                                        Albion

                                                                                           3               8
                                                     The Gap                                                                                 1111                                                                                   Wynnum
                                                                                                        11                              44               40 36
                                                                                                               16                            Bowen Hills                                                                            Central
                                                                             11
                                                                                                 Herston /                                   33
                                                                                                                                             32
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                                                                                                 Kelvin Grove                                                Bulimba
                                                                                                                                     Newstead                                                                             5
                                                                                                                              7
                                                                                                                                                                            30
                                                                                                  4                                                                                                                                      23
                                                                                                                       CBD                                                                    Tingalpa

                                                                                      See Map 9.3              36     13  38                 11

                                                                          Toowong                17                                     16
                      Centenary Highway:                                                                35
                                                                                                        34
                      managed motorways                                                          11                                                                  14
                                                       Indooroopilly                                           UQ                            Stones
                      corridor (bus priority
                                                                                                                                             Corner                                     Carindale
                      on motorway ramps)                     11                                            Fairfield         11                                                                                     42
                                                                                                                                                                                                               Chandler
                                                        6                                                                                               11
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Capalaba
                                                                  11
                                                                                                                    Yeerongpilly
                                                                                                                     Yeerongpilly
                                                                                                                                                 16
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Redland
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          City
                                                                                                                 30                                                                                                                       Council
                                               Mt
                                             Ommaney                                                                              Griffith University                                                                          25
                                                                                                                      24                                                     Upper Mt
                                                                                                                                                       24
                                                                        Darra                                                                                                Gravatt
                                                                                  38
                                                                                                       South West                                                                     18
                                                                                                       Industrial                                                                        Eight Mile Plains /
                                                                                                       Gateway                                                                           Rochedale
                                                                       43 Richlands                       Acacia Ridge
                                                                                                                                                                                        15
                                               23 28                                                                                                            23
                                                                                                                                                   11
                                                                 9                                                                                                                           39

                                                                                                                      31                                                                          Springwood
                                                            26
                                                                                                                                                                          Gateway & Logan
                                                                                                                             10                                           Motorways:
                                                                                                                                                                          managed                           Logan City
                                                                                                                                                                          motorways                         Council
                                                                                                                                                                          corridor (freight
                                                                                                       27                                                                                   Logan
                                                                                                                                                                          priority on
           Ipswich City                                                                                                                                                   motorway ramps) Central
           Council
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Logan
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Hyperdome
                                                                                                                                                      Browns Plains
                                                                                      Logan City
                                                                                      Council                                                                                              Meadowbrook
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                                          Alderley
Map 9.3 - 2031 strategic projects inner city Brisbane

                                                                                                     Albion
                                          11                 Newmarket                                                                         KEY
                                                                                                                                                      Existing motorway
                                                                                                                       36
                                                                                                                                                      Existing major road
                       3                                 8                                                       11
                                                                    16                  2                  44                                         Existing rail line

                                                                                                   Bowen Hills                                        Existing busway
                                                                         Herston /
                                                                                                                                                      Proposed strategic road corridor
          11                                                             Kelvin Grove
                                                                                                                                                      Proposed strategic railway
                                                                                                            32        Bulimba
                                                                                                                                                      Proposed strategic bus corridor

                                                                                                    Newstead                                          Proposed strategic active transport
                                                                                                                                                      corridor
                                                                                              35
                                                                               16                                                                     Proposed strategic freight corridor

                                                                                                                                                      Enhanced existing corridor
                                                                          7
                                                                                                                                                      Transport network investigation
                                 4
                                                                                                                                Morningside           Major park ‘n’ ride

                                                                                        37
                                               11                              CBD                                                  30
                                                                          13

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                                                              35
                                                         Southbank                      7             11                                 B28	Upgrade Ipswich Motorway from
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                                                          16                                                                                  Dinmore to Darra
            Toowong
                           17                                                                                                            B29	Upgrade Port of Brisbane Motorway
                                         West End                                            Woolloongabba
               16                                                                                                                        B30	Rail freight improvements from
                                                                                                                      16 Coorparoo

  11

       Indooroopilly
                            11
                                AF                  34

                                                         UQ
                                                                          Boggo Rd /
                                                                          Buranda

                                                                                                            Stones Corner
                                                                                                                                              Acacia Ridge to Port of Brisbane
                                                                                                                                         B31	Enhance Paradise Road corridor for
                                                                                                                                              strategic freight movement
                                                                                                                                         B32	Investigate green bridge from
                                                                                                                                              Bulimba to Newstead
                                                                                                                                         B33	Investigate Stafford Road as
                                                                    Fairfield                                                                 motorway option (in tunnel)
Summary list of projects                                                   B14	Busway from           Coorparoo to
                                                                                11
                                                                                Capalaba                                                 B34    Investigate green bridge from
B1	North-west motorway from Everton                                                                                  11
                                                                     30    B15	Extension of South East Busway to                                West End to UQ/St Lucia (pedestrian
    Park to Bruce Highway to complete
                                                                                Springwood 16                                                    and cycle)
    the orbital motorway network
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    (potentially in tunnel)                                                B16	Strategic active transport corridors                     B35	Investigate Brisbane subway from
                                                                          B17	Investigate     green bridge from 40                           Toowong to Newstead/Bowen Hills
B2	Airport Link from Kedron to                                    Yeerongpilly
                                                                                     Toowong to West End Bridge                               via West End and city (potentially in
    Brisbane Airport (in tunnel)
                                                                                                                                              tunnel)
B3	Western Orbital Motorway from                                          B18	Upgrade of Gateway Motorway
                                                                                                                                         B36	Investigate Brisbane subway from
    Toowong to Everton Park (in tunnel)                                    B19	Urban arterial upgrade from                                   Bowen Hills to Airport village via
B4	Northern Link from Toowong to                                               Strathpine to Carseldine                                      Hamilton/Northshore (potentially in
    Kelvin Grove (in tunnel)                                               B20	Upgrade to urban arterial from                                tunnel)
B5	Tilley Road extension from Lindum                                           Albany Creek to Aspley                                   B37	Investigate green bridge from
    to Mt Gravatt-Capalaba                                                 B21	Upgrade to urban arterial from                                Kangaroo Point to city
B6	Kenmore bypass from Centenary                                               Strathpine to Albany Creek                               B38	Plan upgrades to Ipswich Motorway
    Motorway to Moggill Road                                               B22	Upgrade Stafford Road as urban                                from Darra to Rocklea
B7	Cross River Rail                                                            arterial                                                 B39	Upgrades to Pacific Motorway
B8	North-west rail corridor from                                          B23	Passenger rail upgrades; Eagle                                from Gateway Motorway to Logan
    Strathpine to Alderley and possible                                         Junction to Domestic Airport; Manly                           Motorway
    connection to Cross River Rail (in                                          to Cleveland; Darra to Redbank;                          B40	Preserve rail corridor to Hamilton/
    tunnel)                                                                     Sandgate to Shorncliffe; Kuraby to                            Northshore
B9	Darra to Springfield rail line                                              Beenleigh
                                                                                                                                         B41	Ferny Grove major park ‘n’ ride
B10	Passenger rail service on interstate                                  B24	Safety upgrades to Brisbane Urban
                                                                                Corridor                                                 B42	Chandler major park ‘n’ ride
     rail corridor Salisbury to Flagstone
                                                                           B25	Upgrade Redland sub-arterial road                        B43	Richlands major park ‘n’ ride
B11	Strategic bus/HOV priority corridors
                                                                           B26	Upgrade Centenary Motorway from                          B44    Upgrades to Kingsford Smith Drive
     packaged with UrbanLink bus
     services                                                                   Toowong roundabout to Springfield
B12	Busway from Kedron to Bracken                                         B27	Upgrade Logan Motorway from
     Ridge                                                                      Ipswich Motorway to Pacific
B13	Victoria Bridge Bus Access                                                 Motorway
     improvements

Note: responsibility for delivery of these projects is to be determined

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                                                      Figure 9.6 – 2008 journey to work trip length
  Population in 2006: 142 400
  Indicative planning population in
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Transport issues and challenges for                                    Public Transport        Walking              Cycling                   Car
the city of Ipswich
                                                                       2006         2031    2006      2031     2006        2031      2006            2031
• daily trips made by Ipswich residents                                Actual      Target   Actual   Target    Actual     Target     Actual         Target
  will triple from 500 000 in 2006 to
                                                  All trips             6.5%        12%     9.5%     11%        0.7%       7%       83.3%           70%
  1.52 million in 2031
                                                  Work trips            8.6%        17%
• providing adequate transport
  infrastructure to keep pace with rapid
  population growth                               Figure 9.8 – average composition of 25 trips made per person each week
• increasing congestion on the road                               2        1
                                                                                                                                                    22 trips
  network will impact on freight and               2006       trips     trip
  commercial vehicle movements
• increasing pressure on road network
                                                   2031
  capacity due to population growth and
                                                  targets             4 trips 2.5 trips                                                         18.5 trips
  high car dependency

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• supporting growth in local jobs so local      To achieve these targets, the weekly travel patterns of the average Ipswich resident would only need
                                                to change incrementally.
  employment opportunities are available
  for residents
• staging of new urban development
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  to manage population growth and
  allow adequate provision of transport
  infrastructure and public transport
  services early in new development areas
                                                Transport and land use integration
                                                Centres access hierarchy
                                                Ipswich CBD is the regional hub for
                                                                                                      The new rail line to Springfield will be
                                                                                                      completed by 2013. To support the new rail
                                                                                                      corridor from Ripley to Ipswich after 2021,
                                                                                                      Ripley will be master planned to ensure
                                                the western corridor and provides an                  land use mix and densification occurs
• encouraging more trips by public and                                                                around the future rail stations. In the longer
                                                interchange point between rail and bus
  active transport for travel to Ipswich                                                              term a transit corridor may be established
                                                services. Ipswich CBD is a focus of the
  CBD as it grows in importance as a                                                                  along the existing rail line between Ipswich
                                                SEQ Regional Plan as an alternative major
  service and employment centre.                                                                      and Goodna.
                                                business location to the Brisbane CBD.
                                                Springfield is designated as the sub-                 Land use density and mix should also be
2031 targets
                                                regional hub and will develop into a major            generally supported within 400-800 metres
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With high levels of population growth           retail, tertiary education and employment             of public transport stations or stops along
forecast for Ipswich, increasing the share      centre. It will be linked to destinations in          high-frequency public transport corridors.
of public and active transport will be          Brisbane city by the frequent UrbanLink
important to help manage growth in travel       services. There will also be frequent bus             Accessible enterprise precincts
demand.                                         services linking Springfield to Ipswich,              Business and industry areas with good
                                                Goodna and Ripley.                                    access to the priority freight routes are
The 2031 transport targets for Ipswich city
                                                                                                      Redbank, Riverview/Bundamba, New Chum,
aim to reduce the share of trips made by        Ripley, Amberley and Goodna are                       Swanbank, Purga and Ebenezer/Willowbank.
private car from 83.3% to 70%. This will        designated as district hubs. Ripley town              Amberley Aerospace Park will be provided
consist of an:                                  centre will ultimately accommodate a large            with quality road and public transport
• increase in the share of trips by public      number of jobs and will be upgraded to                access as it will have both office jobs and
  transport from 6.5% to 12%, taking daily      a sub-regional hub, when population and               requirement for heavy vehicle access.
  trips from 33 000 in 2006 to 185 000 in       employment numbers increase.
  2031 (460% increase)
                                                Increasing employment density around
• increase in the share of trips by walking     transit corridors
  from 9.5% to 11%                              The priority transit corridor for Ipswich
• increase in the share of trips by cycling     is between the University of Queensland
  from 0.7% to 7%.                              Ipswich Campus and Brassall via the Ipswich
                                                CBD and Riverlink shopping centre. A high-
This would still see the number of daily        frequency public transport service will be
private car trips increase by 165%, from        provided all day, seven days a week to link
415 000 in 2006 to 1.1 million in 2031.         multiple destinations along this corridor.

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                                                                                                                                                                                    2031 Transport and land use integration
                                                                                                                                                                                                    Ipswich
                                                                                                                                                                                                          2031 Ipswich CBD
                                                                                                                                                                                                          Journey to Work Targets
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       66%

                                                                                                                                                                                                                       25%
                                                                                                                                                                          Marburg
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        7%                                                                                              Darra
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                        2%
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Brassall

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Redbank

                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Wulkuraka                                        Riverview &
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Bundamba            Goodna
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Ipswich
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               New Chum                                   Carole Park
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                                                                                                                                                                    Rosewood                               Amberley
                                                                                                                                                                                    DR
                                                                                                                        KEY                                                                                                                             Swanbank
                                                                                                                              Motorway
                                                                                                                                                                                            Ebenezer &
                                                                                                                              Major road                                                    Willowbank                                                                                     Springfield
                                                                                                                                                                                                              Purga                                                              1.52 million
                                                                                                                              Rail line
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Ripley                            trips/day
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Modeshare
                                                                                                                              Urban footprint

                                                                                                                              Principal activity centre

                                                                                                                              Major activity centre

                                                                                                                              Accessible business & industry area
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     70%

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                                                                                                                              Sub-regional hub

                                                                                                                              District hub
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   0.5 million
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   trips/day

                                                                                                                              Priority transit corridor

                                                                                                                              Transit corridor
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        T             83.3%

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      6.5%
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     12%

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     11%

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      7%
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      9.5%
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      0.7%
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2031 transport network
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An improved rail network is the
                                                Substantial revitalisation and employment
                                                growth is planned for Ipswich CBD. To
                                                support the redevelopment of Ipswich
                                                                                                         Partnering with Ipswich City
                                                                                                         Council
centrepiece of the future transport             CBD an inner ring road network will be
network for Ipswich city. A new rail line       completed, allowing a stronger focus on                  • supporting redevelopment
from Darra to Springfield will link new         public and active transport in the city centre.            along the north–south corridor
communities to Brisbane city by 2013.                                                                      between Brassall and University of
                                                Much of the population growth in Ipswich                   Queensland Ipswich Campus
UrbanLink rail services will operate            city will be in new communities. Creating
from Springfield to Brisbane, providing         a quality urban arterial network that                    • supporting redevelopment of
a high-frequency service all day.               caters for active transport, buses and                     Ipswich CBD, an inner ring road and
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                                                private vehicles will support local travel                 redeveloped rail station complex
The new Ipswich to Ripley line will link
the major emerging Ripley community to          by sustainable transport modes. Priority                 • focusing on achieving higher public
the principal regional activity centre of       for buses will be provided on bus routes                   transport, cycling and walking
Ipswich by 2031. This is consistent with        where it is needed, to deliver reliable                    mode share for travel to Ipswich
Ipswich City Council planning priorities        travel times.                                              CBD through supportive land use
to ensure development in Ripley that            Provision of active transport infrastructure               planning, traffic management and
supports employment and government              within five kilometres of Ipswich CBD,                     car parking policies
services in Ipswich. This will support local    Springfield and Ripley will be prioritised.              • ensuring the Ipswich city planning
employment growth and reduce overall            Key strategic active transport corridors                   scheme requires medium density
travel. A rail connection from Ripley to        connecting these major centres will also                   mixed use development around
Springfield is a longer term opportunity.       be planned and prioritised.                                stations along the future rail
ExpressLink rail services will provide fast     The Southern Freight Rail corridor will be                 corridor between Ripley and Ipswich
travel times between Ipswich CBD and            preserved from Rosewood to the interstate                • providing active transport facilities
central Brisbane of about 45 minutes, and       rail line at Kagaru to ensure a future                     within five kilometres of Ipswich,
to Brisbane Airport in just over an hour.       connection can be provided if the inland                   Ripley and Springfield town centres
This will support growth of Ipswich CBD         rail project is progressed. This line would
into a sophisticated employment centre of       also link the Ebenezer strategic inter-modal             • ensuring local road upgrades
regional significance.                          freight terminal to the freight rail network.              consider bus and active transport
                                                                                                           needs, particularly on designated
There will also be high-frequency UrbanLink     Map 9.5 shows the 2031 strategic                           high-frequency bus routes
bus services packaged with bus priority         transport network for Ipswich city.
facilities to provide access from the                                                                    • protecting land around accessible
residential communities to the rail stations                                                               enterprise areas from incompatible
and activity centres within Ipswich city,                                                                  land uses (for example residential,
supported by an upgraded local bus                                                                         retail).
network.

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                                                                                                                                                                                          12
         Marburg

                           9                                                                                                                                                                            Darra
                                                                                       9
                                                          8
                                                                                                                                                                                                      Richlands
                                                                            Brassall                                      Dinmore
                                                                                                                                       3
                                                                                                                          19
                                                                                           7                                                                 Redbank
                                                                      Wulkuraka                             2                          Riverview &     10
                                                                                                                                       Bundamba
                               Walloon                                                             21                                                       Goodna
                                    20                                      Ipswich                                              New Chum
                                                 1                                                                                                                        Carole Park
                                                                                                                  7
                                                                                                                                                               7
                                                                       7

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                                                                                                                                   6
    Rosewood                                               Amberley                                                                                                                        5
                                                                                   6
                                                                                                   6                                                                                 13
                                                                                                                      Swanbank
                                                                                                        7                                              Keidges Rd
                                                                11
                                    Ebenezer &                                                                                             16                18
                                                                                               4
                                    Willowbank       AF                                                                                         6
                                                              Purga                                     Ripley             14
                                                                                                                                                            Springfield
                                                                                                                                                                                15

                                                                                                                 KEY
                                                                                                                           Existing motorway                              Preserve corridor for
                                                                                                                                                                          long-term opportunity
                                                                                                                           Existing major road
                                                     17                                                                                                                   Major park ‘n’ ride
                                                                                                                           Existing rail
                                                                                                                                                                          Principal activity centre
                                                                                                                           Proposed strategic road corridor
                                                                                                                                                                          Major activity centre
                                                                                                                           Proposed strategic railway
                                                                                                                           corridor                                       Regional hub
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                                                                                                                           Proposed strategic bus corridor
                                                                                                                                                                          Sub-regional hub
                                                                                                                           Proposed strategic active
                                                                                                                           transport corridor
                                                                                                                                                                          District hub
                                                                                                                           Enhanced existing corridor
                                                                                                                           Transport network investigation

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Summary list of projects                                  I 7	Strategic active transport corridors                                        I 1 4	Upgrade Centenary Highway from
                                                                                                                                                  Springfield to Cunningham Highway
I 1	Western Ipswich Bypass                               I 8	Upgrade of Warrego Highway
                                                               and Brisbane Valley Highway                                                 I 1 5	Upgrade to urban arterial from
I 2 	Ring road around Ipswich CBD                             interchange                                                                        Springfield to Greenbank
      including upgrading existing roads
      and extension of Norman Street to                   I 9	Upgrade Warrego Highway between                                             I 1 6	Ripley to Springfield passenger rail,
      provide an additional crossing of                        Ipswich and Gatton                                                                 preserve corridor
      Bremer River
                                                          I 10	Upgrade Ipswich Motorway from                                              I 1 7	Preserve Southern Freight Rail
I 3	Cunningham Highway to Warrego                              Dinmore to Darra                                                                  Corridor from Rosewood to Kagaru
     Highway connection
                                                          I 11 	Upgrade of Cunningham Highway                                             I 1 8	Keidges Road major park ‘n’ ride
I 4 	Ipswich to Ripley rail line                                from Ripley Road to Ebenezer
                                                                                                                                           I 1 9	Dinmore Road major park ‘n’ ride
I 5 	Darra to Springfield rail line                      I 12        Upgrade Centenary Highway
                                                                                                                                           I 2 0	Walloon Road major park ‘n’ ride
                                                                      Toowong to Ipswich Motorway (M5)
I 6 	Strategic bus/HOV priority corridors
                                                                                                                                           I 21      New Ipswich rail station
      packaged with UrbanLink bus                         I 13        Upgrade Centenary Highway Logan
      services                                                        Motorway to Springfield (M5)

Note: responsibility for delivery of these projects is to be determined

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  Population in 2006: 333 000
  Indicative planning population in
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Transport issues and challenges in                                         Public Transport        Walking              Cycling                Car
Moreton Bay
                                                                           2006        2031    2006       2031      2006      2031    2006            2031
• daily trips made by Moreton Bay                                          Actual     Target   Actual    Target     Actual   Target   Actual         Target
  residents will increase by 56% from 1.17
                                                      All trips             6.2%       11%     8.9%       11%       1.7%      8%      83.2%          70%
  million in 2006 to 1.83 million in 2031
                                                      Work trips           7.10%       22%
• dispersed land uses and low residential
  density, together with high car

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  availability and inexpensive parking,               Figure 9.11 – average composition of 25 trips made per person each week in
  encourage private vehicle use                       Moreton Bay

• strong local employment growth is                                   2       1.5
                                                                                                                                                 21.5 trips
                                                       2006       trips     trips
  needed to prevent a future shortfall in
  jobs and offer employment diversity for
  residents
• poorly connected arterial road network,
  with heavy reliance on the Bruce
  Highway (M1) for local trips
• limited crossings of the Pine River
  reinforce reliance on the Bruce Highway
                                           AF          2031
                                                      targets             4 trips 2.5 trips

                                                     need to change only incrementally.
                                                                                                                                                 18.5 trips

                                                     To achieve the 2031 targets, the weekly travel patterns of the average Moreton Bay resident would

                                                     Transport and land use integration                    Increasing densities along transit corridors
• lack of transport infrastructure and                                                                     Planning for urban arterial road corridors
                                                     Strathpine is designated as the sub-
  services for rapidly developing new                                                                      east of the Bruce Highway and west of
                                                     regional hub and will be the hub for rail
  communities                                                                                              Strathpine may provide an opportunity
                                                     services from Sunshine Coast, Caboolture,
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                                                     Brisbane city and Kippa-Ring. Local bus               to progressively redevelop Gympie Road
• current urban form of Caboolture/
                                                     services will use Strathpine as a hub.                through Strathpine to a mixed mode
  Morayfield and Strathpine does not
                                                     Caboolture, Petrie and North Lakes will be            community boulevard for a redeveloped
  encourage active transport or allow easy
                                                     district hubs and Caboolture will continue            and expanded Strathpine town centre.
  servicing by public transport
                                                     to be the terminus for the ExpressLink rail           Implementation will be subject to further
• capacity constraints on the Caboolture             services.                                             detailed land use and transport planning
  rail line, particularly for increasing peak                                                              in partnership with local government.
  express services to the Brisbane CBD.              Caboolture is currently a Principal Activity
                                                     Centre under the SEQ Regional Plan and                Land use density and mix is generally
                                                     will continue to be the focus for health              supported within 400-800 metres of all
2031 targets                                                                                               other public transport stations or stops
                                                     and business services.
The 2031 transport targets aim to reduce                                                                   along high public transport corridors.
the share of trips made by private car from          Improved centre planning in Caboolture
                                                     will support a walkable town centre                   Accessible enterprise precincts
83.2% to 70%, through an:
                                                     with improved access to the rail station.             Caboolture Airport, Burpengary, Narangba
• increase in the share of trips by public           Moreton Bay Regional Council and the                  Business Park, Elimbah East and Brendale
  transport from 6.2% to 11%, taking daily           Queensland Government are working in                  Industrial Area will have a high standard
  trips from 72 000 in 2006 to 190 000 in            partnership to develop masterplans for                of access to priority freight routes.
  2031                                               Caboolture and Strathpine. Relocation of              Freight movement will be supported by
                                                     the park ‘n’ ride facilities to the east of           the upgrade and delivery of managed
• increase in the share of trips by walking
                                                     Caboolture rail station will allow for transit        motorways initiatives on the Bruce Highway
  from 8.9% to 11%
                                                     supportive redevelopment close to the                 (M1).
• increase in the share of trips by cycling          station.
  from 1.7% to 8%.
                                                     The car-oriented strip development and ‘big
This would still see private car trips               box’ retail at Morayfield is not suited to
increase from 970 000 in 2006 to 1.3                 encouraging a high intensity of employment
million in 2031.                                     or supporting public and active transport
                                                     use and will not be a strong focus for
                                                     increased public transport services.

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Map 9.6 – 2031 transport and land use Integration Moreton Bay

                                                                                               Sunshine Coast
                                                                                               Regional Council

                                                                                            Elimbah East

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                                                                                                                                                                     Bribie Island

                                                 Caboolture
                                                 West      Caboolture                     Caboolture Airport
                                   AF                                        Morayfield

                                                                                                                                                         Moreton

                                                                                                                                                              Bay
                                                                                            Burpengary
DR

                                                                                Narangba
      Dayboro                                                                                                                                     Scarborough

                                                                                                                                       Newport
                                                                                                                         Rothwell

                                                                                       Dakabin
                                                                                              North Lakes                                             Redcliffe

       KEY
                Motorway                                                                 Kallangur             Mango Hill

                Major road                                                                          Murrumba
                                                                                                    Downs
                Rail line                                                                  Petrie                                                Modeshare         1.83 million
                                                                                                           Griffin                                                 trips/day
                Busway or bus priority
                                                                            Lawnton
                Urban footprint                                  Joyner

                Principal activity centre                   Warner         Bray Park
                Major activity centre                                      Strathpine                                                              1.17 million
                                                                                                                                                                      70%
                                                                                                           Brisbane City                           trips/day
                Accessible business & industry area                                                        Council
                                                                              Brendale
                Regional hub

                Sub-regional hub
                                                            Albany Creek
                                                                                                                     Carseldine
                District hub                                                                                                                          83.2%

                                                                                                                                                                      11%
                Priority transit corridor

                Transit corridor (post 2021)                                                                                                                      11%
                                                                                                                                    Northern           6.2%
                                                                                                                                    Industrial                    8%
                                                                                                                                                       8.9% Brisbane
                                                                                                Chermside                                                            Airport
                                                                                                                                                       1.7%
                                                                                                                                    Region
                                                                                                                                                     2006         2031 Targets
                            Map not to scale

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2031 Moreton Bay transport network
                                           AF        There will be links to Brisbane’s orbital
                                                     road network through Old Northern Road                   Partnering with Moreton Bay
By 2031 Moreton Bay will have a stronger             and the new north-west motorway from                     Regional Council
rail network.                                        Bald Hills to Darra (via Everton Park).
                                                                                                              • developing integrated transport
A new rail line from Petrie to Kippa-Ring will       Enhancing the arterial road network                        and land use master plans for
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be in place by 2016 providing ExpressLink            both to the east and west of the Bruce                     Strathpine and Caboolture centres,
services for the communities at North                Highway (M1) is a crucial component of                     including community boulevard
Lakes, Mango Hill, Kallangur and Kippa-              improving accessibility for all modes of                   treatments
Ring.                                                travel in Moreton Bay. These new roads
                                                     will be designed to provide quality links to             • supporting redevelopment
An additional rail line from Strathpine to
                                                     destinations within Moreton Bay for public                 around Strathpine including
Alderley and upgrades to the Caboolture
                                                     transport and cycling and general motor                    increased densities and mixed use
line, will allow more frequent ExpressLink
                                                     traffic.                                                   development and management of
services, with UrbanLink services starting at
                                                                                                                car parking location and supply
Strathpine.                                          Priority will be given to active transport
                                                     infrastructure provision within 5km of                   • master planning in Caboolture town
CoastLink services from the Sunshine
                                                     Strathpine, Caboolture, Petrie, North                      centre to improve connectivity to
Coast line will also stop at Caboolture and
                                                     Lakes, Redcliffe and Kippa-Ring. A strategic               rail station, including relocating of
Strathpine. This will provide enhanced
                                                     active transport corridor from Strathpine                  park ‘n’ ride on the eastern side of
access to Strathpine, Caboolture, Brisbane
                                                     to Redcliffe will also be prioritised for                  the station.
city and the Sunshine Coast.
                                                     delivery in the short to medium term.
High-frequency UrbanLink bus services
packaged with bus priority measures                  A potential new intermodal freight terminal
from surrounding communities will hub at             will be investigated between Caboolture
Caboolture, North Lakes and Strathpine to            and Landsborough to better service the
reinforce their role as centres and provide          Moreton Bay and Sunshine Coast councils
access to the rail network. UrbanLink bus            and freight from Northern Queensland.
services from Redcliffe will link to the rail        Map 9.7 shows the 2031 strategic
network at Kippa-Ring, or use the bus                transport network for Moreton Bay
priority on the Ted Smout Memorial Bridge            Regional Council.
to link to the Northern Busway and the
Shorncliffe rail line at Sandgate.

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Map 9.7 – 2031 strategic projects Moreton Bay Regional Council
                                                                                                                            Sunshine Coast
                                                                                                                            Regional Council

                                                                           15
                                                                                                                   15

                                                                                                          6
                                                         15

                                                                                                                                                                                                     Bribie Island
                                                                                                              Caboolture
                                 Caboolture West                                                                Airport                                  7
                                                                                             18
                                             3                5
                                                                                                      3
                                                                  Caboolture
                                                                                4

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                                                                                    8
                                                                                             Morayfield
                                                                  9

                                                                                                  3                         17

      KEY
                Existing motorway
                                 AF                                                     10
                                                                                                  12
                                                                                                              Burpengary
                                                                                                                                                                                         Moreton

                                                                                                                                                                                           Bay
                Existing major road                               16
                Existing rail
                                                                                                                        8
                Proposed strategic road corridor
                                                                                             Narangba
                Proposed strategic rail corridor                            11                                                                                                       Scarborough
                                                                                                               6
                Proposed strategic bus corridor                                                                                                                            Newport
                                                                                                                                                         Rothwell
                Proposed strategic active
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                transport corridor                                                                12      Dakabin
                Enhanced existing corridor                                                                                                          19
                                                                                                                                                                      Kippa              Redcliffe
                                                                                                                            North Lakes                               Ring
                Transport network investigation
                                                                                                                                       2
                Major park ‘n’ ride
                                                                                                                4            3                    Mango Hill                         3
                Principal activity centre
                                                                                                                                              1
                Major activity centre
                                                                                                                                    Griffin
                Regional hub
                                                                                                              Petrie

                Sub-regional hub
                                                                       Joyner                                  Lawnton
                District hub                                                                 13

                                                                                         Strathpine

                                                                                                                                   Brisbane City
            Map not to scale                                                                      Brendale
                                                                                                                                   Council

                                                                   Albany Creek 14

                                                                                                                                              Carseldine
Summary List of Projects                                           M8	Upgrade Caboolture to Redcliffe                                                       M14	Upgrade road from Strathpine to
                                                                       corridor to urban arterial                                                                 Albany Creek to urban arterial
M1	North South Urban Arterial from Bruce
    Highway to Mango Hill                                          M9	Upgrade urban arterial from Morayfield                                                M15	Investigate need for urban arterial
                                                                       to Upper Caboolture                                                                        network north of Caboolture
M2	Rail line from Petrie to Kippa-Ring                                                                                                                                  Northern
                                                                   M10	Upgrade rail line from Lawnton  to
                                                                                                Chermside                                                    M16	Investigate improved urban
                                                                                                                                                                       Industrial          Brisbane Airport
M3	Strategic bus/HOV priority corridors                                                                                                                               Region for local trips in new
                                                                        Caboolture                                                                                connections
    packaged with UrbanLink bus services
                                                                   M11	Urban arterial connection from West                                                       growth areas
M4	Strategic active transport corridors
                                                                        Moreton Bay arterial to Burpengary                                                   M17	Investigate east Moreton Bay urban
M5	Upgrade of Caboolture West                                          Road                                                                                      arterial from Mango Hill to Caboolture–
    connection (Bellmere Road)                                                                                                                                    Bribie Island
                                                                   M12	Upgrade road between Burpengary
M6	Upgrade Bruce Highway intersection at                               and Strathpine to urban arterial                                                     M18 Major park 'n' ride at Caboolture North
    Pumicestone Road and Boundary Road
                                                                   M13	Upgrade road from Joyner to                                                          M19 Major park 'n' ride at Kinsellas Road
M7	Upgrade Caboolture–Bribie Island road                               Strathpine to urban arterial

                                                                                                                                 Note: responsibility for delivery of these projects is to be determined

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                                                       Figure 9.12 – 2008 journey to work trip length
  Population in 2006: 260 000
  Indicative planning population in
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Transport issues and challenges                                        Public Transport            Walking            Cycling                 Car
• new road and public transport corridors                                  2006         2031    2006      2031    2006      2031     2006            2031
  will be required to service new                                          Actual      Target   Actual   Target   Actual   Target    Actual         Target
  communities
                                                   All trips               5.5%        10%      8.1%     10%      0.6%      7%       85.8%          73%
• need to improve links to Ipswich
                                                   Work trips              7.0%        22%
• links need to be provided to major
  employment and industrial growth area
                                                   Figure 9.14 – average composition of 25 trips made per person each week in Logan city
  at Bromelton in Scenic Rim Regional
  Council.                                                                       1.5
                                                               2.5 trips                                                                            21 trips
                                                    2006                       trips
2031 targets
Logan city will experience a significant
growth in travel demand with trips made             2031
                                                   targets                                2.5
by Logan city residents increasing by 64%                              4.5 trips                                                                    18 trips

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                                                                                        trips
from 910 000 trips per day in 2006 to 1.49
million trips per day in 2031.                   To achieve these targets, the weekly travel patterns of the average Logan city resident would need
                                                 to change only incrementally
The 2031 transport targets are to reduce
the share of trips by private car from           Transport and land use integration                       Increasing densities around transit
85.8% to 73%, through an:
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• increase in the share of trips by public
  transport from 5.5% to 10%, taking daily
  trips from 50 000 in 2006 to 140 000 in
                                                 Centres access hierarchy
                                                 Logan Central is a sub-regional hub and is
                                                 the administration centre of the Logan City
                                                                                                          corridors
                                                                                                          In later years of the plan, land use mix
                                                                                                          and densification is supported between
                                                                                                          Logan Central and the Meadowbrook
  2031                                           Council. It is located on the Beenleigh/Gold             TAFE/University/Hospital precinct.
                                                 Coast rail line and has better land use                  Implementation will be subject to further
• increase in the share of trips by walking      characteristics to support public transport              detailed land use planning in partnership
  from 8.1% to 10%                               use than other centres in Logan.                         with local government.
• increase in the share of trips by cycling      Beenleigh, Springwood, Browns Plains and                 Land use density and mix is generally
  from 0.6% to 7%.                               Meadowbrook will be district hubs.                       supported within 400-800m of all public
                                                                                                          transport stations or stops along the other
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This would still see private car trips           The proposed major greenfield centres of
increase from 780 000 in 2006 to 1.1             Flagstone and Yarrabilba will be included                priority public transport corridors.
million in 2031.                                 in the centres access hierarchy as they
                                                 develop.                                                 Accessible enterprise precincts
                                                                                                          Heavy industry should be encouraged to
                                                                                                          locate in Park Ridge as it has good access
                                                                                                          to the priority freight network.

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                                                                                                                                  Motorway                                                                                                                                  Redland City
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Council
                                                                                                                                  Major road

                                                                                                                         Ipswich                                                                                                                            Springwood
                                                                                                                               Rail line

                                                                                                                                  Urban footprint                                Ipswich City
                                                                                                                                                                                 Council
                                                                                                                                  Principal activity centre                                                                                            Logan
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Central
                                                                                                                                  Major activity centre
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Hyperdome
                                                                                                                                  Accessible business & industry area
                                                                                                                                                                                                               Browns Plains                                     Meadowbrook
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Berrinba/
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                                                                                                                                  Regional hub                          Springfield                                                   Crestmead                  Uni/TAFE/Hospital

                                                                                                                                  Sub-regional hub

                                                                                                                                  District hub                                                                                         Park Ridge

                                                                                                                                  Priority transit corridor
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Beenleigh
                                                                                                                                  Transit corridor
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Map 9.8 - 2031 transport and land use integration Logan

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Gold Coast City
                                                                                                                                                                                                   Greenbank                                                          Bahrs Scrub                            Council
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Yatala
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Logan Village

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     1.49 million
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     trips/day

                                                                                                                                                                                           Flagstone
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Yarrabilba                                     Modeshare

                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Jimboomba                                                                  0.91 million       73%
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     trips/day

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        85.8%

                                                                                                                                                                           Scenic Rim
                                                                                                                                                                           Regional
                                                                                                                                                                           Council
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         T
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Scenic Rim
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         5.5%
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         8.1%
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         0.6%
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        10%

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        10%

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         7%
                                                                                                                              Map not to scale                                                                                                      Regional                                            2006        2031 Targets
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Council
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2031 transport network for                       New multi-modal arterial road corridors
Logan city                                       need to be planned and provided to all                   Partnering with Logan City
                                                 new population growth areas. Park ‘n’ ride               Council
The passenger rail service is expected to        access will also be provided at the edge of
extend from Salisbury to Flagstone by 2031       urban development to allow the dispersed                 • ensuring the planning scheme
to service existing and new communities          semi-rural communities access to high                      supports long-term change towards
and will provide ExpressLink services to         standard public transport services.                        high density employment and mixed
Brisbane. The extension of this line to                                                                     use development between Logan
Beaudesert is a longer term opportunity.         A southern extension of the Gateway                        Central and Meadowbrook
                                                 Motorway from the Logan Motorway
UrbanLink bus services will provide              to the Southern Infrastructure Corridor                  • providing road and rail
quality connections between activity             will provide access to the region's                        infrastructure to service the major
centres at Logan Central, Springwood,            motorway network for new communities.                      new communities of Flagstone and
Logan Hyperdome and Browns Plains. The           This extension will also enable freight                    Yarrabilba
extension of the South East Busway to            vehicles from the Park Ridge Enterprise                  • working to ensure appropriate
Springwood will also provide benefits to         Precinct improved access to the Port,                      transport network design and
residents travelling to destinations located     Pacific Motorway and Ipswich Motorway.

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                                                                                                            infrastructure charging before
on the busway network in Brisbane city.          A corridor study will confirm the corridor                 approving new development areas
There will also be an UrbanLink bus              alignment and timing.
                                                                                                          • investigating major infrastructure
service from Yarrabilba to Ripley via            The Southern Infrastructure Corridor is                    projects including
Flagstone and Springfield. Bus services          expected to be in place between Flagstone
will link Yarrabilba to the rail network at                                                                  – the passenger rail to Beaudesert
Beenleigh and Loganlea.
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There will also be a focus on
improvements to the Logan Motorway
                                                 and Yarrabilba, with a corridor preserved
                                                 from Yarrabilba to the Pacific Motorway.
                                                 A long-term road corridor from Flagstone
                                                 to Bromelton will be preserved.
                                                                                                             – freight rail from Bromelton to
                                                                                                               Rosewood via Kagaru
                                                                                                             – the Southern Infrastructure
and Mt Lindesay Highway to ensure the
                                                 Improved active transport infrastructure                      Road Corridor from Yarrabilba to
efficient movement of freight. Delivery of
                                                 will include a focus on routes within five                    Ormeau.
the Southern Freight Rail Corridor between
Rosewood and Kagaru in conjunction               kilometres of the centres of Logan Central,
with the Inland Rail project would enable        Springwood, Beenleigh and Browns Plains.
standard gauge rail connections from             Map 9.9 shows the 2031 strategic
western Queensland, the southern states          transport network for Logan city.
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and Ipswich industrial areas to Bromelton,
Acacia Ridge and the Port of Brisbane.

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           Map 9.9 – 2031 strategic projects Logan city

                                                                                                                                                       3
                                                                                                                                                   4

Ipswich                                                                                                                                                          Springwood                                     Redland City
              KEY                                           Ipswich City
                                                            Council                                                                                                                                             Council
                         Existing motorway
                                                                                                                                                                 2
                                                                                                                                                       2
                         Existing major road
                                                                                                                                                           Logan
                         Existing rail line                                                                                               5                Central
                                                                                                                                                                          6
                         Existing busway                                                                            2
                         Proposed major road corridor
                                                                                                                                                                                    Hyperdome
                                                                                                             Browns                           9
                         Proposed strategic rail                                                                              Berrinba/                              Meadowbrook
                                                                Springfield                                  Plains                                                  Uni/TAFE/Hospital
                         corridor                                                                        1                    Crestmead
                         Proposed strategic bus corridor
                                                                               5                18
                         Proposed strategic active                                                                                                 2
                         transport corridor                                                                                                   5
                                                                                                                             Park Ridge                                                                    16
                         Proposed strategic freight                                                                            5
                         corridor
                                                                                                     5
                         Enhanced existing corridor                                                                                                                               Beenleigh
                         Transport network investigation                                                                                                                                               8

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                                                                           Greenbank                            7                                                         Bahrs Scrub
                         Preserve corridor for long-term                                                                13                                                                        15
                         opportunity
                                                                      10                                                                                                                                          Yatala
                         Major park ‘n’ ride
                         Principal activity centre                                                                                                                                       5
                         Major activity centre
                                                                                                                                                  Logan Village
                         Regional hub                                 AF
                         Sub-regional hub

                         District hub                                                                                                                                14
                                                                 Flagstone
                                                                                                                                                                                             19
                                                                                                                                                           Yarrabilba
                                                                               11

                                              17                                                                 Jimboomba

                                                                     Kagaru              12
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                                                        Scenic Rim
                                                        Regional
                                                        Council
                                                                                                                                                             Scenic Rim
                                                                                                                                                             Regional
                                                                                                                                                             Council
                    Map not to scale

          Summary List of Projects                                                  L7        Upgrade Mt Lindesay Highway                                  L15	Investigate upgrading arterial
                                                                                                                                                                connections from Gateway Motorway
          L1	Passenger rail service Salisbury to                                   L8	Upgrades to rail line from Beenleigh
                                                                                                                                                                to Oxenford to improve north-south
              Flagstone                                                                 to Robina
                                                                                                                                                                links for local trips
          L2	Strategic bus/HOV priority corridors                                  L9	Upgrade Logan Motorway from
                                                                                                                                                           L16	Investigate urban arterial connection
              packaged with UrbanLink bus                                               Ipswich Motorway to Pacific
                                                                                                                                                                from Logan city to Intra-regional
              services                                                                  Motorway for freight
                                                                                                                                                                transport corridor
          L3	Extension of South-East Busway to                                     L10	Investigate urban arterial from
                                                                                                                                                           L17	Finalise and preserve Southern
              Springwood                                                                 west Mt Lindesay to east of Spring
                                                                                                                                                                Freight Rail Corridor from Rosewood
                                                                                         Mountain
          L4	Strategic active transport corridors                                                                                                              to Kagaru
                                                                                    L11	Investigate passenger rail from
          L5	Upgrades to urban arterials: Logan                                                                                                           L18	Hillcrest major park ‘n’ ride
                                                                                         Flagstone to Beaudesert
              Central to Browns Plains; Browns                                                                                                             L19 	Investigate Southern Infrastructure
              Plains to Flagstone; Springfield                                      L12	Investigate Flagstone to Bromelton
                                                                                                                                                                 Corridor to Pacific Motorway
              to Greenbank; Greenbank to                                                 Road corridor
                                                                                                                                                                 Beaudesert-Beenleigh Road
              Logan Reserve via Park Ridge;
                                                                                    L13	Extend Gateway Motorway extension
              Meadowbrook to Yarrabilla;
                                                                                         from Logan Motorway to Southern
              Yarrabilba to Beenleigh
                                                                                         Infrastructure Road Corridor
          L6	Upgrade of Pacific Motorway from
                                                                                    L14	Construct Southern Infrastructure
              Gateway Motorway to Loganholme
                                                                                         Road Corridor from Flagstone to
                                                                                         Beaudesert-Beenleigh Rd

          Note: responsibility for delivery of these projects is to be determined

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                                                    Figure 9.15 – 2008 journey to work trip length
  Population in 2006: 131 000
  Indicative planning population in
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Transport issues and challenges                                            Public Transport          Walking            Cycling                Car
• dispersed settlement is difficult to                                     2006           2031    2006      2031    2006      2031    2006            2031
  service with public transport                                            Actual        Target   Actual   Target   Actual   Target   Actual         Target
• even with local employment growth                    All trips            5.7%         10%       8%      10%      1.5%      8%      84.8%          72%
  many residents will need to travel to
                                                       Work trips           8.4%         20%
  Brisbane, Logan and the Gold Coast for
  work
• ferry transport and car parking for
  Moreton Bay islands which could grow                 Figure 9.17 – average composition of 25 trips made per person each week in Redland city
  from a population of 5200 to more than
                                                                   2.5 trips 1.5 trips                                                               21 trips
  24 000, depending on council policies                2006
  and infrastructure availability
• traffic congestion on some routes affects            2031
  travel time reliability, particularly Old

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                                                      targets              4.5 trips 2.5 trips                                                       18 trips
  Cleveland Road, Redland Bay Road and
  Finucane Road.                                     To achieve these targets, the weekly travel patterns of the average Redland city resident would
                                                     need to change only incrementally.
2031 targets
The 2031 transport targets aim to reduce   AF        Transport and land use integration
the share of trips made by private car from
84.8% to 72%, with an:                               Centres access hierarchy
                                                     Capalaba and Cleveland will be district
• increase in the share of trips by public
                                                     hubs and the focus for public transport
  transport from 5.7% to 10%, taking daily
                                                     contestable employment growth. The
  trips from 25 000 in 2006 to 65 000 in
                                                     sub-regional hub at Carindale in Brisbane
  2031
                                                     city, will be a hub for many bus services
• increase in the share of trips by walking          and will be the terminus for the Eastern
  from 8% to 10%                                     Busway, with Capalaba linked by bus
                                                     priority. Planning for Capalaba and
• increase in the share of trips by cycling          Cleveland includes intensified, well-
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  from 1.5% to 8%.                                   planned residential and commercial
This would still see private car trips               development, with provision for eight
increase from 390 000 in 2006 to 480 000             storey buildings focused around walkable
in 2031.                                             town centres.

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