The ACT Government is warning drivers to expect delays in the City, Yarralumla, Acton and surrounding areas this weekend, due to a large number of public events taking place.
Heavy traffic is expected on Lady Denman Drive, Commonwealth Avenue, Perth Avenue and Adelaide Avenue.
Free chartered ACTION buses are running to the Governor-General’s Family Picnic Day tomorrow, and to the various suburbs where embassies are opening their doors for “Windows to the World”, both of which will have few parking spaces.
Free buses to the Governor-General’s residence will depart every half hour from Tuggeranong, Woden, Belconnen, Gungahlin and the City tomorrow.
For Tuggeranong and Woden residents, the first shuttle will depart the Tuggeranong Bus Station at 9.15 am and the last shuttle will depart Government House at 2.20 pm. This service will also drop off and pick up from the Woden Bus Station and the north Curtin playing fields
For Belconnen residents, the first shuttle will depart the Cohen Street Bus Station at 9.30 am and will pick up from the Belconnen Westfield and Belconnen Community bus stations. Return services will depart Government House at 2.30 pm
The first Gungahlin shuttle will depart the Gozzard Street bus stop at 9.25 am and the last shuttle will depart Government House at 2.25 pm and the first service from Civic will depart City Bus Station at 9.45 am and the last shuttle will leave Government House at 2.40 pm. This service will also drop off and pick up from the bus stop on Commonwealth Avenue for people wanting to attend Floriade.
ACTION is also operating free chartered services to Embassies participating in Windows to the World.
Over the weekend, a loop service will depart on the half hour, between 9.30 am and 3 pm, from the City and Woden bus stations. This service will drop off and pick up from the temporary bus stops on Perth Avenue near the Egyptian Embassy and Empire Circuit near the Royal Thai Embassy.
This free chartered service will also be available on Saturday 28 and Sunday 29 September 2013 for Windows to the World.
Visit www.action.act.gov.au for more information on ACTION’s chartered services to these events.