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Sydney bus strikes roll on

By DANIEL LO SURDO The Sydney bus strikes have rolled on this week, as bus drivers in the Inner West began their 24-hour industrial action on Monday demanding equal pay after the State Government’s bus privatisation.  Members of the Transport Workers’ Union and Rail, Tram & Bus Union at Burwood, Leichhardt, Kingsgrove and Tempe depots […]

Removal of direct bus link from Leichhardt to USYD could create dislocation

By KATELYN MILLIGAN The Inner West Council has objected to the NSW government’s plans to modify the 370 bus service to run only between the University of Sydney and Coogee. Council claims that the 370 service no longer operating between the University of Sydney and Leichhardt would create significant dislocation to the Inner West. Transport […]

Bus or bust in the east

BY GEORGIA FULLERTON Labor candidate for Wentworth Tim Murray says he will make revamping eastern suburbs public transport a priority should he win Saturday’s by-election. Ongoing overhauls of bus services around the eastern suburbs over the last few years have had a mixed reception from residents, who have expressed concerns that the bus changes have […]

Busting up our buses

BY JADE MORELLINI Randwick Council is standing up against the privatisation of Sydney buses. During the Council’s last meeting on 28 November, a Mayoral Minute opposing privatisation of Sydney Buses was approved. It stated, “Council voice its opposition to the privatisation of Sydney buses, and its support for the STA bus drivers, on Council’s website […]

Bus to Bondi battle

BY JOSHUA KINDL Concerns are building among Eastern Suburbs resident as government plans to remove key bus stops along the 389 route from North Bondi to Pyrmont move forward. This plan, designed to streamline the route and keep buses on time, would see 16 stops along the route removed, including some servicing local schools and […]

Residents speak out over traffic gridlock

By Stephanie Hua   Green Square residents have attacked the area’s nightmarish traffic conditions as the redevelopment of the area moves forward. “Driving has become a nightmare,” said resident Barbara Rysenbry. “The roads are [so] congested with cars and buses that it has made getting home from work so difficult. Sometimes I end up catching […]