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Works on King Street bike path to begin next month

By TOKS OGUNDARE Construction on a proposed bike path on King Street is set to begin next month if designs are approved by the City of Sydney Council Environmental Committee next week. According to council documents, the cycleway will form part of the Bike Network identified in the council's Cycling Strategy and Action Plan to […]

‘Long overdue’: Upgrades for Stanmore Station praised despite concern for tree removal

By SEJA AL ZAIDI Measures improving accessibility have headlined a spate of new upgrades for Stanmore Station proposed by Transport for NSW. The proposed changes are currently in the planning stage while the community offers feedback on the key features. The project is set to commence this year, with completion expected around 2023.  Several of the […]

Darcy Byrne calls on the NSW government to ‘come clean’ about travel time data amid Inner West transport delays

By DANIEL LO SURDO Inner West Mayor Darcy Byrne has called for a school special bus service to be introduced following reports of "massive delays" and children arriving late for classes, with the continued closure of the light rail line causing further headaches for students and parents across the area. He also accused the NSW […]

Sydneysiders impacted by inner west “light rail fail” demand answers

By EVA BAXTER New bus routes have begun operating to cover the tracks of the out of order for up to 18 months Dulwich Hill to Central and return Light Rail line. The tram service has been replaced by three separate bus routes running either in the inner city, or from Central to Lilyfield, or […]

Cycling surges in the inner-city

By DANIEL LO SURDO The inner-city has seen a boom in cycling use in the past two years.  The City of Sydney’s 2021 Active Transport Survey revealed that regular cycling has more than doubled since 2019, with more than half of regular cyclists beginning in the last two years.  State Member for Newtown Jenny Leong […]

WestConnex: The Road Tunnel Time Bomb

Opinion by PETER HEHIR There are two approaches to ventilating road tunnels. Obviously the longer the tunnel the bigger the problem, both logistically and in terms of the volume and concentration of the released toxic air. The best method by far is “in tunnel filtration”. This begins with the design of the tunnel. Special areas […]

Are traffic signals discouraging responsible commuting patterns in Sydney?

By DANIEL LO SURDO Leading transport experts have become concerned with traffic signal prioritisation schemes throughout the state, warning that a continued preference for motor vehicles may disincentive sustainable movement patterns in both the inner-city and beyond. While existing traffic signals are designed to ensure the safety of pedestrians, an outdated crossing road system has […]

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 […]

St Peters community demands school zone for their children

By KATELYN MILLIGAN The St Peters community has amplified calls for a school zone at the Campbell Street crossing after a vehicle running a red light almost hit two schoolchildren. Parents of St Peters Public School have lobbied for years to upgrade pedestrian safety and protect their children as they cross Campbell Street to attend […]

Mobility parking space cancelled in council confusion

By GEMMA BILLINGTON Stanmore resident Dr. John O’Brien had his mobility parking space revoked after a complaint was made about the space being unoccupied. O’Brien hadn’t owned a car since his accident in February but needed the space for transport services. Greens councillor Louise Steer tabled a motion in April noting the importance of reinstating […]