The Liberals Steve Doszpot is having a cry that his progress to corporate hospitality at Manuka Oval was impeded by every other idiot like him thinking he could just rock up in his car and be accommodated at an inner city locale:
Manuka Oval has played host to two international sporting events in the past
month and more are planned for the future but there is still no effective car parking plan. ACT Shadow Sport and Recreation Minister Steve Doszpot will today call on the government to develop a proper parking management plan, so that finding a car park near Manuka Oval during a big event will no longer be near impossible.
“The government was aware well in advance of the crowds that were expected to attend the recent international cricket matches at Manuka Oval, but yet no simple parking plans were put in place,” Mr Doszpot said.
“In fact the government’s only plan was to bring in additional parking inspectors to book cars that were parked contrary to current regulations.
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“Whilst there were free bus services on offer, public transport is not always an option for tourists, families and residents of the area.
Maybe residents of the area could try, I don’t know, walking?
Your correspondent rode his bicycle to the PM’s XI and left a plastic bag covering the saddle. It was delightful and hassle free.
If all those who can take the free bus we imagine the available parking will be more than adequate for those who cannot.