Business News

Plans for a mid-tier public transport network connecting infill suburbs are gaining traction with industry.

As the state government pushes ahead with its METRONET rollout, property and planning experts say more transport infrastructure is needed to fill the gaps.

While the concept of mid-tier transport has been touted by various levels of government for some time, a recent push by a collection of local governments and property groups has brought the issue to the fore.

A consortium of at least 15 local governments, led by City of Canning planning manager Sergio Famiano, is encouraging the state government to fund a mid-tier transport plan in its next budget.

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