Se­cured car park­ing for vis­i­tors

Mt Buller News - - NEWS -

MT BULLER Mt Stir­ling Re­sort Man­age­ment has re­sponded to in­creas­ing pres­sure on re­sort car park­ing fa­cil­i­ties for the com­ing sea­son.

Changes have been made at Mir­im­bah car park­ing fa­cil­i­ties with in­tro­duc­tion of paid park­ing and boom gates to con­trol that park­ing space.

A re­sort man­age­ment rep­re­sen­ta­tive said the pres­sure on re­sort car park­ing fa­cil­i­ties over re­cent years has in­creased sig­nif­i­cantly re­sult­ing in a num­ber of ini­tia­tives com­ing into place for the 2017 snow sea­son.

In or­der to bet­ter ac­com­mo­date chang­ing vis­i­ta­tion pat­terns, min­imise pedes­trian and ve­hi­cle in­ter­ac­tion, and im­prove con­nec­tions be­tween pub­lic and pri­vate trans­port, changes ini­ti­ated in­clude:

the cre­ation of ad­di­tional overnight car park­ing fa­cil­i­ties along Corn Hill Road to ac­com­mo­date day ve­hi­cles in CSIR car park;

im­prov­ing and bet­ter main­tain­ing pedes­trian links be­tween car parks and bus ser­vices; and

changes to the car park­ing fa­cil­i­ties at Mir­im­bah in­clud­ing resur­fac­ing, refenc­ing and the in­stal­la­tion of ac­cess gates (boom gates) to en­sure ap­pro­pri­ate, ad­e­quate and se­cured park­ing for those vis­i­tors util­is­ing trans­port ser­vices.

A nom­i­nal fee per ve­hi­cle per day will be ap­pli­ca­ble for this fa­cil­ity ($8 per day or $48 per week).

IN AC­TION: Mans­field skier Mitch Reeves shows his style dur­ing film­ing for world renowned Te­ton Grav­ity Re­search in Wy­oming dur­ing its win­ter.

READY TO ROLL: The newly in­stalled boom gates at the Mir­im­bah carpark - no longer free but with an $8 a day charge.

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