Zed Seselja has put out a media release on the amazing travel time claims being made by the Government about their Belconnen-Civic Busway.
This is interesting because Kerces was making a similar point back in December.
Has Zed only just cottoned on? Or was he saving his gold? (in which case why use it now?) In any event “Zed Seselja leader” is turning up in our referrers logs.
For those who came in late, the issue is that the current scheduled trip time is 17 minutes. The Government is claiming the proposed $150 million busway will cut 15 minutes from the travel time. Providing for a 2 minute trip over the roughly 10km route.
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10km in 2 minutes would require an AVERAGE speed of 300km/h. One can only imagine the acceleration and peak speeds required. Good luck to any bicycles racked to the front of these suckers.
Of course the scheduled time was conservative. how Simon Corbell plans to cut 15 minutes from the travel time of people who regularly make the trip in 14 minutes remains an object of some fascination to many of us.