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Alternative light rail plan dismissed

Transport for NSW has dismissed an alternative plan for the CBD and South East Light Rail project, but community group People Unite Surry Hills has vowed to respond by registering an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS). People Unite Surry Hills (PUSH) convenor Venietta Slama-Powell said she was concerned about the inconsistent feedback engineer Robin Bean had […]

Fears major bus routes will be cut

There are fears major bus services serving Sydney’s inner east will be cut, with the NSW Long Term Transport Masterplan appearing to show that a raft of bus routes serving Darlinghurst and Surry Hills will be scrapped. While the masterplan does not specifically spell out the fate of the services, the blueprint for Sydney’s transport […]

Prince Alfred proving popular

Citizens from far and wide are making the most of Sydney’s newest public outdoor heated pool, now that the $20.5 million facility in Surry Hills is open after years of troubled development. The popularity of Prince Alfred Park Pool has been buoyed by the decision of the City of Sydney Council to permit casual free […]

PUSH-ing the case for alternative light rail plan

Community action group People Unite Surry Hills (PUSH) is hopeful that the light rail subsurface plan proposed by local Surry Hills engineers has enough merit to be supported by the State Government. "The engineer is touching base with the government this week," said Venietta Slama-Powell, Director of PUSH. "They are reassuring us that they are […]

‘Get it right’, says PUSH

Community action group PUSH (People Unite Surry Hills) is throwing its full force behind an alternative plan for the proposed State Government construction of the South East light rail route along Devonshire St. Under the ‘Get it Right’ plan, PUSH advocates for the light rail route shifting to Foveaux St, involving the construction of a […]

Fresh impetus for Oxford St light rail

Local political and business leaders have vowed to continue the fight for light rail along Oxford St, despite the State Government’s decision to build Sydney’s first new light rail lines since the year 2000 on Devonshire St instead of Oxford St. At a forum held at the Beauchamp Hotel, Darlinghurst on Monday night – hosted […]