16 Regional Cities Program
Program objectives include:
- Better meet customers travel needs
- Provide equitable access to public transport
- Provide integrated, multi-modal, end-to-end journeys
- Provide cross border journeys (Albury, Queanbeyan and Tweed Heads)
- Improve customer information
- Improve asset usage and operational efficiency
- Streamline service offerings.
The program consists of two work streams they include top priorities and holistic transport planning. Both streams will be undertaken for the identified 16 regional cities across NSW.
Introduces service improvements to the bus network after identifying service gaps. To be delivered mid to late 2020
Whole network bus review. Identifying travel needs to help develop and deliver integrated transport service plans. To be delivered by late 2023.
The 16 regional cities include:
- Wagga Wagga – complete
- Tweed Heads – complete
- Griffith – planning
- Bathurst – planning
- Orange – planning
- Dubbo – planning
- Parkes – planning
- Port Macquarie – planning
- Coffs Harbour – planning
- Grafton – planning
- Albury – planning
- Nowra-Bomaderry – planning
- Queanbeyan– planning
- Tamworth – planning
- Armidale – planning
- Lismore – planning
NSW regional cities have a dynamic and thriving industries across the agricultural, construction, education, health, manufacturing, mining, retail and trade, tourism and food services. The NSW Government is supporting the economic developing of these industries by providing and improvement public transport connections to keep customers moving to where they need to go.