This is just ridiculously bad. People should be ashamed they put this into the public domain as a project, and we should make sure we let the government know that.
WestConnex is another example of the ill-considered and poorly implemented initiatives that have been the Baird Government’s trademark.
From 2019, the M5 will terminate at the interchange. The new M5 will have a carrying capacity of 150,000 vehicles per day, 50 per cent more than the…
Tunnel vision: the Sydney Metro ‘consultation’ has been anything but a consultation, argues Darren Jenkins.
One’s not enough: Erskineville resident Danny Carroll calls for multiple local Metro stations to provide a holistic, integrated transport system to service the densely populated inner city.
REDFERN: Basement Skate is a new specialist skate shop in Regent Street (downhill a short distance from the BP service station). Director Dave Robertson is assisted at Basement by chief collaborator and champion skater Maga McWhinnie, this month taking part in various competitions in Europe. Dave talks to the SSH about the thrills and simple pleasures of skateboarding.
WATERLOO: After months of indecision, support is growing for a Sydney Metro station right in the heart of the Waterloo public housing estate.
ULTIMO: South East Sydney Community Transport (SESCT) and Inner West Community Transport (IWCT) have announced a merger that will deliver numerous benefits to clients across nine Local Government Areas. From July 1, 2015, the new service, Access Sydney Community Transport (ASCT), will consolidate the achievements and commitments of its antecedent organisations. John Reynolds, Chair of the SESCT Transitional Board (from May 22), says: “I think it’s fantastic what’s happening. The merger was unanimously endorsed by members at the special general meetings in April. The good will developed by both organisations over the years has remained. Commitment to excellence will continue.”
The newly planned Southern Growth Area is loosely defined from the Eastern Distributor to the Southern Railway and from Cleveland Street to Gardeners Road. The City is being redrawn dramatically, with the old Waterloo Swamp now transforming into the dense heart of the city.
REDFERN: The recent closures of platforms six and seven are the first signs of the promised lift being installed at Redfern station.