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by PeFe
Wed May 23, 2012 4:54 pm
Forum: Infrastructure/Transport Development
Topic: News & Discussion: Public Transport Contracts, Service & Policy
Replies: 1884
Views: 302917

Re: ## General Public Transport thread

Next time I go to Melbourne I will pre-order a Myki card online so when I get off the plane and want to travel into the city I can avoid the $17 Skybus fare. Instead use your Myki to catch SmartBus 901 from Melbourne (Tullamarine) Aiport to Broadmeadows Train Station to access the train network. ($5...
by PeFe
Mon May 07, 2012 12:05 am
Forum: Infrastructure/Transport Development
Topic: News & Discussion: Other Transport Projects
Replies: 679
Views: 208775

Re: #Transport Projects

$443m to put city train lines underground http://resources3.news.com.au/images/2012/05/06/1226348/152195-railway-upgrade.jpg An artist's impression of the revamped Victoria St train intersection DELAYS at four major Adelaide level crossings will end when train lines go underground in a $443 million...
by PeFe
Sun May 06, 2012 12:32 am
Forum: CBD Development
Topic: [COM] Victoria Square Upgrade - $24m
Replies: 1661
Views: 293170

[COM] Re: PRO: Victoria Square Upgrade

Adelaide City Council reveals masterplan for $95 million Victoria Square redevelopment http://resources1.news.com.au/images/2012/05/05/1226347/697221-victoria-square.jpg ADELAIDE City Council has unveiled its final detailed masterplan for a $95 million overhaul of Victoria Square. The grand vision i...
by PeFe
Sun Apr 22, 2012 1:07 am
Forum: Visions & Suggestions
Topic: Vision : Adelaide As Next IT Hub
Replies: 22
Views: 7113

Re: Vision : Adelaide As Next IT Hub

I too am amazed and perplexed by the reactions on this forum to this article. I was expecting people with some knowledge of the IT industry to respond with their thoughts regarding a potentially significant investment into Adelaide, instead the level of discourse cant get any further than "OMG HE CA...
by PeFe
Thu Apr 19, 2012 2:09 am
Forum: Visions & Suggestions
Topic: Vision : Adelaide As Next IT Hub
Replies: 22
Views: 7113

Vision : Adelaide As Next IT Hub

Adelaide the next Aussie start-up hub? By Mahesh Sharma, ZDNet.com.au on April 17th, 2012 America's TechStars has long been recognised as one of the world's pre-eminent organisations supporting entrepreneurs via its accelerator program, so, like many others in the local start-up ecosystem, I was co...
by PeFe
Thu Apr 19, 2012 12:38 am
Forum: Metropolitan Development
Topic: North Adelaide | Developments & News
Replies: 17
Views: 4733

North Adelaide - Developments & News

Melbourne St vision http://resources0.news.com.au/images/2012/04/18/1226331/499812-melbourne-st.jpg UNIQUE PUSH: Kate Pattarapongkasame, owner of UR Caffe, wants to make Melbourne St stand out from other strips to help attract people to the precinct. DEVELOPING Melbourne St into a speciality coffee...
by PeFe
Thu Apr 19, 2012 12:25 am
Forum: Metropolitan Development
Topic: News & Developments: Port Adelaide
Replies: 975
Views: 240693

Re: Is it too late to save the Port?

Port locals to devise future plan http://resources2.news.com.au/images/2010/12/20/1225974/156126-newport-quays.jpg Artist's impression of the three-storey Dock One townhouses set for the Newport Quays development at Port Adelaide, SA. A STEERING committee to guide the redevelopment of Port Adelaide...
by PeFe
Wed Mar 28, 2012 12:58 am
Forum: Infrastructure/Transport Development
Topic: PRO: CBD Tram Loop
Replies: 79
Views: 32308

Re: #VIS: CBD Tram Loop

Looks like a very expensive replacement for the "city connector bus". As transport funding is limited I would rather see the money spent on upgrading more railway stations on the Adelaide metro network. I know many (well maybe 5 or 6) stations are due, or in the process of being upgraded but with th...
by PeFe
Sat Feb 11, 2012 12:54 am
Forum: CBD Development
Topic: News & Discussion: Adelaide Development Plan Amendment 2012
Replies: 300
Views: 100790

Re: CBD Development: Planning / City Height Limits Overhaul

Why our city must now grow up http://resources3.news.com.au/images/2012/02/10/1226268/218399-artist-039-s-impression.jpg An artist's impression of a proposed apartment building on Flinders Street, Adelaide. ADELAIDE stands on the edge of its next great transformation - one that aims to stop the outw...
by PeFe
Sun Jan 15, 2012 1:20 am
Forum: Visions & Suggestions
Topic: Little ideas for a big city
Replies: 185
Views: 28676

Re: Little ideas for a big city

Idea worth floating: Pool on the Torrens http://resources1.news.com.au/images/2012/01/14/1226244/463109-torrens-pool.jpg An artist's impression of how the Torrens Lake could look. A FLOATING swimming pool on the River Torrens where people can take a dip in the heart of the city without fear of poll...
by PeFe
Sat Jan 14, 2012 12:55 am
Forum: Regional Development
Topic: #Official Mining Thread
Replies: 1389
Views: 247782

Re: #Official Mining Thread

SA hits paydirt as mine contracts signed http://resources1.news.com.au/images/2012/01/13/1226244/049037-olympic-dam-contracts.jpg Simon Manser is SA manager of Ausco, prefabricators of accommodation huts for the Olympic Dam mining expansion. Picture: Dean Martin THE dollars have begun to flow into ...
by PeFe
Fri Jan 13, 2012 1:21 am
Forum: Metropolitan Development
Topic: News & Developments: Port Adelaide
Replies: 975
Views: 240693

Re: Is it too late to save the Port?

Port Adelaide upgrade founders http://resources2.news.com.au/images/2012/01/12/1226242/999362-johanson.jpg Port Adelaide Enfield Mayor and independent by-election candidate Gary Johanson. A COSTING dispute between the State Government and Port Adelaide Enfield council on a waterfront boulevard is s...
by PeFe
Sun Jan 08, 2012 1:15 am
Forum: Infrastructure/Transport Development
Topic: News & Discussion: Public Transport Contracts, Service & Policy
Replies: 1884
Views: 302917

Re: ## General Public Transport thread

Yobs face public transport ban http://resources0.news.com.au/images/2011/10/05/1226158/896164-buses.jpg PUBLIC transport troublemakers who refuse to curb their behaviour will for the first time be banned from city trains, trams and buses, in a crackdown by the Transport Department. Incidents such a...
by PeFe
Sun Jan 08, 2012 1:05 am
Forum: Beyond South Australia
Topic: Perth : A City with a 2-Tier Economy
Replies: 5
Views: 10018

Perth : A City with a 2-Tier Economy

An excellent article from the business section of The Sydney Morning Herald (07-01-12) discussing the impact of the mining boom on wages and house afforability in Perth. Boomtime Perth isn't El Dorado for everyone January 7, 2012 As the mining sector thrives, the haves are doing very well - but the ...