The lack of planning behind the proposed Perth Freight Link has been confirmed once again by recent WA Planning Commission documents, Greens MLC Lynn MacLaren said.
“The headlong rush to throw dollars at a road, even one that goes nowhere, is at odds with the State Government’s more considered long-term planning processes,” Ms MacLaren said, speaking before tonight’s sold-out public forum on Perth Freight Link.
“This is nowhere more clearly demonstrated than in WA Planning Commission documents recently put out for public comment, which provide the basis for the Government’s long-term planning for the Perth-Peel region.
“The draft ‘Towards Perth and Peel@3.5 million’ report, released in May, states: ‘current planning indicates that the Inner Harbour at Fremantle will reach capacity by about the mid-2020s’. Read more »