Rosny Park Transit Mall
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Rosny Park Transit Mall is a section of Bligh Street in Rosny Park located between Eastlands Shopping Centre and Rosny Park Post Office which is currently closed to normal traffic to allow it to be devoted as a Metro Tasmania bus interchange. The transit mall is the section of Bligh Street located between Bayfield Street and Ross Avenue. Clarence City Council has indicated it intends to re-open the road to general traffic with works expected to be finished by December 2012.
The transit mall's ideal position places it right in the administrative and commercial centre of the central business district of the city of Clarence, and provides excellent public transport access to the state's largest shopping centre as such it is the Eastern Shore and City of Clarence's main transport hub.
Metro Tasmania only operate passenger buses from the transit Mall. However the routes operating from or through the transit mall not only access almost all of Clarence's suburbs, but also provide access to Greater Hobart's other cities of Glenorchy and Hobart itself.
The transit mall has seven main stops, all with weatherproof bus shelters. Each stop has a letter designation from A to G. One of the spaces is left with no stop as a designated loading zone. Each stop caters for bus services to different destinations.
Stop A, closest to Ross Avenue caters entirely to eastern shore suburbs. It serves Bellerive, Clarence Street, Rokeby, Clarendon Vale, Lauderdale, Seven Mile Beach, Sandford, Cremorne, South Arm and Opossum Bay. The route numbers are: 289, 292, 293, 296, and 300.
Stop B serves Bellerive Quay, Clarence Street, Howrah Beach, Tranmere and Camelot Park. The route numbers are: 276, 285, 286, and 287. The service to Bellerive Quay links commuters with a passenger ferry service to Sullivans Cove, right at the heart of the Hobart CBD.
Stop D serves nearby Warrane, Mornington, Mornington Heights, TAFE Clarence campus, Curralong Street, and a Doorstopper Bus service to Warrane and Mornington Heights. The route numbers are: 241, 242, 243, 244, 245, 246, 247, 248, 249, 250, 251, 253, 254, 256, 258, and 286.
Stop E is exclusively for service to Hobart Bus Station in Elizabeth Street, Hobart. It is one of the busiest commuter routes in the state, and carries hundreds of workers across the River Derwent into Hobart CBD for work every day.
Stop G serves the northern suburbs of Clarence as well as providing bus links to the city of Glenorchy. The suburbs it serves are Rose Bay, Lindisfarne, Derwent Park, Risdon Vale, Goodwood, Moonah, Glenorchy, Otago, Old Beach, Gagebrook and Bridgewater. The route numbers are: 132, 268, and 277.