New bus shelters are currently
being installed across the Coffs Harbour local government area.
Shelters in Azalea Avenue, Coffs
Harbour, and Pacific Street, Corindi, are being renewed while brand new
shelters are being installed at Solitary Islands Way near Sapphire Crescent,
Nightingale Street in Woolgoolga and at Sandys Beach Drive, Sandy Beach.
They are being funded by
Transport for NSW through the Country Passenger Transport Infrastructure Grants
programme. The sites were chosen following consultation with local bus
The design of each shelter is
unique to Coffs Harbour City Council and is intended to reflect the coastal
character of the city. They are also constructed to be accessible to people
Public transport is important for
those without easy access to cars and is also important for young people, those
with disabilities and the elderly. The more people that use buses also helps
reduce parking and traffic congestion in retail centres.
Motorists are reminded that they
cannot park or stop 20 metres before and 10 metres after a bus stop. These
restrictions are clearly marked by bus stop pole or bus zone signs.