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A Return to City Centre

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While Harbour Bay has grown, City Centre has been neglected, which unfortunately has led to a fair amount of abandonment.

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However, the CBD has seen some healthy growth.

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The construction of a country club sees some of the old agricultural land across the bridge to be converted to residential (this is also next to the airport)

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While nosying around at the commute, I found someone who enjoys the ferry so much that they will walk miles to work just to take it...

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With a focus to streamline transport at the city centre, the old stations are demolished.

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A single grand station is built, with an additional smaller capacity station to the east. Light rail stations have been moved to align with these.

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The tram line is also extended to the west to make a loop back to the rail. Future plans will link it back to the tram line again.

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These few changes and some loosening on density restrictions have lead to notable growth in the area.

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Returning to Harbour Bay, a few extra projects are also completed.

Capacity issues across the eight lane highway has led to the construction of a new bridge, and retrofitting of the interchange.

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Further east, a single road is changed into a set of one way roads, capitalising on the heavy pedestrian traffic around the rail station for commercial growth.

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Congestion north of this had led to more of the rail line being viaducted.

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Meanwhile north of the bridge, a light rail system is installed with a connection to rail to service the ever growth area to the west.

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The line is underground under the highway, but becomes at ground later.

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A station is strategically located within the high density growth zone.

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The line currently ends behind the airport, which surprisingly utilises the tram well.

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Reconfiguration of the industrial zone attracts high tech growth.

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An interchange is also changed to account for connection to this industrial zone and a off ramp is removed as it is somewhat redundant.

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Things are certainly growing up and out.

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And the transport network is becoming more and more effective.

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