This month’s Special Projects Committee progressed changes for Hilton local centre along South Street and in doing so, increased the viability of light rail.
South Street was identified as a desirable light rail route in the future to better connect Murdoch train station, the university and hospitals to Fremantle with fast efficient public transport. Despite this already having a high frequency bus route, the state government (and some detractors) don’t think there is enough patronage growth or activity along this road to justify planning for light rail.
As always, it’s a chicken and egg matter.
Which comes first? The light rail, or the development? Read more »