“I would love to see all major roads have a designated bike path so that both workers and families could use cycling as a preferred option for transport and well as building health outcomes.”
Female, 49-58, Casey Next.
“Poor roads are slowing down housing and infrastructure.”
Female, 39-48, Casey Next.
Council will plan, maintain, deliver within its capacity, and advocate when necessary for a transport system that supports the Casey community. The transport system should provide the Casey community with safe, accessible and efficient transport choices.
|Our 2021 Community Outcomes|
|7.1 We have effectively secured State/Federal Government funding for the provision of a transport system that meets Casey’s needs||• The level of State / Federal commitments toward transport infrastructure and services that aligns with Council’s advocacy on transport improvements|
|7.2 We support walking, cycling and public transport modes as a means of reducing emissions and congestion||• Residential estates have access to a shared path and trail network that to the broader Casey area|
|7.3 We have delivered a safe, accessible, and effcient local road network||• Casualty Accident Rates for Casey Local Roads compared to Melbourne Metropolitan area and similar Interface Council areas|
|Our 2018-2019 Actions||Due Date|
|7.1.2 Secure improved transport infrastructure and services for the Casey region by implementing Council’s 2018/19 “Commit to Casey” Advocacy Campaign||30 May 2019|
|7.2.2 Prepare a shared path network delivery plan to increase walking and cycling access to public transport||30 Jun 2019|
|7.2.3 Deliver actions that improve residents’ access to amenities and basic services within a 20 minute walk, cycle, or public transport trip, by implementing the Casey Integrated Transport Strategy||30 Jun 2019|
|7.2.4 Improve local road safety by identifying road grant funding opportunities under the Federal Local Black Spot Program and submitting associated applications||30 Jun 2019|
|7.3.2 Identify and apply for funding support and partnerships that encourage active transport||30 Jun 2019|
Related Strategic Plans
• Integrated Transport Strategy
• 10 Year Capital Works Program
• Casey Cardinia Economic Development Strategy
• Paths and Trails Strategy