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Improved Connectivity: 21 New Bus Stops Enhance Public Transport in Townsville’s Northern Suburbs

Improved Connectivity: 21 New Bus Stops Enhance Public Transport in Townsville’s Northern Suburbs

Waiting in Comfort: Council’s Collaborative Effort with Translink

Residents of Townsville’s northern suburbs can now enjoy enhanced comfort while waiting for the bus, thanks to the completion of construction on 21 new bus stops.

In collaboration with Translink, the Townsville City Council has successfully installed new infrastructure along key routes in Burdell, Bohle Plain, Shaw, and Mount Louisa, supported by a substantial $1.45 million funding injection from the Queensland Government.

Expanding Routes: Boosting Connectivity in Growth Areas

Routes 211, 212, and 232, launched in June last year, have added a remarkable 372 new weekly trips to the bus timetable.

This expansion is part of the Queensland Government’s significant $27.2 million investment aimed at enhancing bus services in rapidly growing regions across the state.

Member for Townsville, Scott Stewart, emphasised the importance of providing quality facilities for public transport users, particularly during Townsville’s occasionally extreme weather conditions.

Community-Centric Approach: Council’s Vision for Connectivity

Townsville City Council’s spokesperson highlighted the strategic efforts to achieve the city’s goal of enhanced connectivity.

As one of the fastest-growing areas in Townsville, the northern suburbs now benefit from improved connectivity to areas like Burdell, Bohle Plains, Shaw, and Mount Louisa.

The comprehensive installation of infrastructure, including seating and shade at popular stops, aligns with the Council’s commitment to making public transport in Townsville’s northern suburbs accessible and comfortable for all.

Brini Wines