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Council seeks tenders for car share operation

 

Redland City Council logoRedland City Council is seeking tenders from organisations to establish and operate a car share scheme at the Weinam Creek ferry terminal in Redland Bay.

The call for tender comes as a result of Council’s decision at its General Meeting on 26th October to implement a variety of car parking options at Weinam Creek to provide a range of choices to consumers.  In the case of the car share scheme, ” … it is proposed to lease the Council-owned residential property in Banana St to one or more private sector car-hire operators.  This site will serve as a collection/drop-off centre.  It is not intended to operate as a servicing or garaging site.

These services will be operated by commercial entities and Council will not regulate their operation other than as a lessor.

The Weinam Creek ferry terminal is the single point of access to the mainland for residents who live on the Southern Moreton Bay Islands (SMBI) – a community of over 6,500 people.

Council is committed to encouraging transport solutions that meet the demands of a growing population, as projections indicate SMBI will eventually accommodate a population of 23,000 people.

The island community makes over 1.2 million trips each year by barge and ferry services to access employment, recreation and medical services.

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