ICTP - Implementation Plan

An implementation plan has been developed for each of the actions.

This includes a summary of the following:

  • Responsibility: the organisation(s) responsible for implementing the action

  • Timeframe: short (<1 year), medium (1–5 years) or long term (5–10 years).

Monitoring the Plan will be undertaken in line with the key performance indicators (KPIs) for each recommended action. To maximise the Plan’s effectiveness, an implementation committee or team will ensure that the issues and actions of this report are addressed, and will track the success of these objectives against their KPIs. The committee will ensure that ownership of the proposed actions is assigned to teams or individuals to further improve their chances of being implemented.

Council will nominate committee membership and respective role, as well as their levels of authority. Other details such as meeting schedules and agendas will also be confirmed. The Council will be responsible for implementing the Plan, including providing the committee’s funding to operate.

Many of the actions are not directly achievable by Council, requiring state and federal government input and that of other organisations. In these cases, the Implementation Committee will ensure that entities are lobbied appropriately, so that the recommended actions are met.

Table 6-4 Short Term Implementation Plan Summary

Action   Key Responsibility
Action 1a Evaluate the City of Greater Geelong’s approach to all aspects of car parking. Produce an area-wide Parking Plan that aligns with the objectives of this document. City of Greater Geelong
Action 1b

Investigate the available funding and delivery options for providing footpaths where they are needed.

City of Greater Geelong
Action 1c Identify streets in populated areas without footpaths, or with a footpath on only one side of the road. City of Greater Geelong
Action 1e Research the safety issues for people travelling by active transport – where these issues are located, and the extent to which they discourage active transportation. City of Greater Geelong
Action 1f Introduce monitoring processes that will clearly capture accidents involving pedestrians and cyclists. City of Greater Geelong
Action 1g Work with VicRoads to prioritise and deliver the proposed Principal Bicycle Network (PBN14). Ensure regular reviews consider new growth area developments and changes in transport needs. VicRoads and City of Greater Geelong
Action 1h Identify an area wide prioritised list of pedestrian and cycle orientated traffic signal works, as specified in the Central Geelong Transportation Links Study and other documents. Develop an implementation plan. City of Greater Geelong
Action 2b Monitor and assess the results of the truck restriction trial in central Geelong (Malop and Mercer Streets). City of Greater Geelong working closely with VicRoads
Action 2e Consult and identify the safety and amenity concerns held by residents in Geelong’s northern suburbs, in relation to freight movements. City of Greater Geelong
Action 2j Work with DEDJTR and PTV to progress the Avalon Airport Rail Link study. City of Greater Geelong working closely with DEDJTR
Action 2k Work with DEDJTR to further investigate construction of a dual gauge rail line from Lascelles Wharf in Geelong Port that connects with the standard and broad gauge rail networks running north to Melbourne and west to Western Victoria and Adelaide. City of Greater Geelong working closely with DEDJTR
Action 3b Investigate alternative forms of public transport linking Melbourne and Geelong, including commuter buses and ferries to help reduce peak period capacity constraints on V/Line train services. City of Greater Geelong Action 3c Investigate low-cost opportunities (i.e. travel demand management solutions) to manage the peak period demand on Melbourne – Geelong V/Line train services City of Greater Geelong
Action 3i Work with V/Line and PTV to develop Station Access Plans for all railway stations within Geelong. City of Greater Geelong (working closely with V/Line and PTV)
Action 3m Work with state government to develop a long-term rail plan for Geelong that addresses local and regional transport needs. City of Greater Geelong (working closely with V/Line and PTV)

Table 6-5 Short to Medium Term Implementation Plan Summary

Action   Key Responsibility
Action 2a Work with VicRoads to finalise the draft Network Operating Plans, prioritising central Geelong, followed by the remainder of the municipality. City of Greater Geelong working closely with VicRoads
Action 2g Work with Government to address any barriers associated with implementing the freight strategies outlined in the Victoria Freight and Logistics Plan. City of Greater Geelong working closely with DEDJTR, VicRoads and Geelong Port
Action 2i Further investigate options for improving travel time reliability to Melbourne Airport from Geelong for freight, car and public transport trips. City of Greater Geelong, PTV, VicRoads, V/Line, Gull Transport, Metro Trains
Action 3d Work with PTV and V/Line to derive rolling stock configurations that reflect the specific transport needs of the Geelong to Melbourne rail corridor. V/Line (with support provided from City of Greater Geelong)
Action 3f Lobby state and federal government to prioritise an alternative river crossing to the West Gate Bridge. City of Greater Geelong (working closely with the Victorian Government)
Action 3g Lobby VicRoads, DEDJTR and Surf Coast Shire Council to reserve a transport corridor between Geelong and Torquay. City of Greater Geelong (working closely with VicRoads, DEDJTR and the Surf Coast Shire Council)
Action 3h

Lobby PTV to improve public transport connections between the Surf Coast and Geelong so there are more attractive public transport alternatives to private car travel.

City of Greater Geelong (working closely with PTV and the Surf Coast Shire Council)
Action 3j

Work with PTV, active transport groups, and bus operators to improve the marketing of non-car travel from satellite towns and suburbs in the City of Greater Geelong.

City of Greater Geelong , PTV, local bus operators, Cycling and Walking groups
Action 3k Develop a framework for prioritising infrastructure investment by the City of Greater Geelong for actions recommended in this Plan that are the responsibility of Council. City of Greater Geelong , PTV, local bus operators, Cycling and Walking groups
Action 3l Lobby PTV to develop a regional minimum service standard and a policy for minimum level of public transport use in the City of Greater Geelong. City of Greater Geelong (working closely with PTV)
Action 3n Implement the recommendations from the Central Geelong Car Parking and Access Strategy. City of Greater Geelong

Table 6-6 Medium to Long Implementation Plan Summary

Action   Key Responsibility
Action 1d Produce a prioritised delivery program for providing footpaths in populated areas where they do not exist or are not provided on both sides of the road. City of Greater Geelong
Action 2c Improve monitoring systems to better understand the link between industry changes and changes to freight movements, and the ways this is impacting road network operations. City of Greater Geelong working closely with VicRoads
Action 2d

After adopting the Network Operating Plans, work with VicRoads to produce a prioritised road infrastructure plan to upgrade freight routes and accommodate freight movements, including High Productivity Freight Vehicles (HPFVs).

City of Greater Geelong working closely with VicRoads
Action 2f Undertake a review of all the municipality’s freight-generating land uses to understand opportunities for consolidating these land uses where possible. City of Greater Geelong
Action 3e Work with state and federal government to develop local job-creation strategies in a range of industries, to reduce the need for workers from the City of Greater Geelong to commute to Melbourne. City of Greater Geelong (working closely with state and federal government)
Action 3o Implement the recommendations from the Geelong Road Safety Strategy. City of Greater Geelong
Action 3p Implement the recommendations from the G21 Public Transport Strategy. City of Greater Geelong (working closely with state government and bus operators )
Action 3q Work with PTV and V/Line to prioritise disability-related improvements to bus and rail infrastructure, including buses, V/Line rolling-stock, stations and bus stops. City of Greater Geelong (working closely with state government )
Action 2h Work with the Geelong Port and Government to address any key infrastructure barriers (planning and/or policy), towards recommendations for improvements to the Geelong Port. City of Greater Geelong working closely with Geelong Port, DEDJTR and VicRoads
Action 3a Work with PTV, DEDJTR and federal government to reinforce the priority of resolving peak capacity and comfort issues on V/Line trains to and from Melbourne. City of Greater Geelong (working closely with PTV and V/Line)



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