The Cairns Transport Study is being jointly developed by the Department of Transport and Main Roads (TMR) and Cairns Regional Council (CRC) under a 'one network' approach.

The study will consider future trends and challenges, and ways to support sustainable, efficient, equitable and affordable transport outcomes consistent with long-term economic, social and environmental goals for Cairns.

The project will develop a strategy that sets out the priorities for developing Cairns city's transport system across all modes to support CRC's Towards 2050: Shaping Cairns Growth Strategy. The strategy will be used to guide state and local government to make future investment decisions for transport services and infrastructure to support the city as it grows.

Have your say

As part of the planning process, TMR is seeking input from transport users in Cairns about how they use transport, key issues with the existing transport network and services, and opportunities for a better future transport system.

The feedback collected will be used to develop a strategic vision and identify priorities for creating a better future transport system for Cairns.

This planning will assist both TMR and CRC with prioritising upgrade options that will be considered for future construction funding.

This consultation has now closed.