Public transport growth - why are we surprised?

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For more than ten years growth in passenger boardings on Perth’s public transport system have outstripped government forecasts. In June, the West Australian again reported that both transport advocates and government officials were ‘surprised’ at higher than forecast growth rates in 2012-2013, with annual patronage on track to surge past 150 million for the first time.

Acknowledgement of Country

The Committee For Perth acknowledges the traditional custodians throughout Western Australia and their continuing connection to the land, waters and community. We pay our respects to all members of the Aboriginal communities and their cultures; and to Elders both past and present.