Perth Greater CBD Transport Plan

Creating a safe, connected and vibrant city centre for Perth.

CBD Greater Plan

  About the Plan

The Perth Greater CBD Transport Plan will be a strategy to guide the transport future of Perth’s city centre for the next decade, enhancing liveability, supporting new business opportunities and attracting visitors and new residents.

It will outline a series of initiatives and investments that will help residents, workers and visitors move around our city centre

The Plan is being developed by the Department of Transport, in collaboration with the City of Perth and portfolio partners the Public Transport Authority and Main Roads Western Australia and will incorporate advice and contributions from local and State Government representatives, industry bodies, health and educational establishments, local businesses, residents, disability access and inclusion groups and the WA community about their transport vision for the city.

The Plan will include a five-year program of evidence-based initiatives and a 10-year vision for future transport investment in the Perth Greater CBD.

The Plan is being delivered in two phases. Phase One is a list of transport priorities and initiatives that fall within the Perth Parking Management Area (PPMA) for implementation from 2020-21.

Phase Two will be the final Perth Greater CBD Transport Plan outlining the transport vision, objectives and outcomes for the city centre as well as identifying those initiatives that fall outside the PPMA and a list of projects for implementation within a 10-year horizon.

  The Perth Greater CBD

The Perth Greater CBD refers to the area shown in the map below including the neighbourhoods of Crawley, Nedlands, West Perth, East Perth, Northbridge, Claisebrook and the central Perth CBD.

The Perth Greater CBD Transport Plan will consider the transport requirements within this geographical area and the flow-on impact to the wider metropolitan network.

Perth Greater CBD Transport Plan - Map

  Consultation process

The Perth Greater CBD Transport Plan is being developed in consultation with key stakeholders across local and State Government, industry bodies, local businesses, residents, disability access and inclusion groups and the WA community.

An inner city local government workshop attended by representatives from City of Perth, City of Vincent, City of South Perth, City of Subiaco, City of Nedlands, Town of Victoria Park and Town of Cambridge was held in December 2018 to help identify key issues facing the city centre and surrounding areas.

An online survey and mapping activity took place between August and September 2019. Key stakeholders and interested community groups were invited to have their say on the development of the Plan.

This online activity attracted more than 1000 responses from the community and interested stakeholders and helped identify opportunities and current challenges experienced while travelling to, from and around the Greater CBD.

To better understand transport challenges faced, an accessibility workshop was held with the City of Perth Access and Inclusion Advisory Group, and the input of the business community was sought through a series of focus groups to explore the transport network and its impacts on business.

Feedback received is guiding further work to identify transport priorities for the Perth Greater CBD. The summary report available below outlines how the community consultation helped shape Phase One of the Plan.

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  CAT bus review

Between October 2018 and January 2019, the Department of Transport and the Public Transport Authority reviewed the Perth CAT service to identify how it could be further enhanced to better serve Perth’s nightlife sector and tourists. 

An online survey was open for the community to provide their thoughts about the service – what they liked and any changes they would like to see. Three community information sessions were held during the period, and four focus groups were run with current, infrequent and non-users of CAT services.

The online survey and focus groups were one component of a staged review of the Perth CAT bus network. The feedback collected as part of these activities will be used in the review of the Perth CAT system, and will feed into the development of the Perth Greater CBD Transport Plan.

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