As a resident of Mosman for the past 35 years I have been angered by the support of the sitting Federal Liberal MPs for Mackellar and Warringah for the NSW Govt’s Beaches Link proposal for yet another tolled motorway from the northern beaches to North Sydney and the WestCONnex at Rozelle, via the proposed Western Tunnel under Sydney Harbour. The NSW Read more about Proposed Garigal Line from Dee Why to Chatswood[…]
It has been obvious for several years now that the big decisions on the routes and nodes of major new public transport infrastructure are not being made by the Premier the Cabinet alone. The Premiers’ puppet masters were working out what decisions would maximise the profit potential for their corporations and then leave Read more about WHO IS REALLY MAKING THE BIG DECISIONS ABOUT METRO WEST?[…]
Now LNP governments in NSW has rarely felt the pressure to release a Business and ROI justification for its major infrastructure projects during the past 8 years can see why, yet again! https://www.smh.com.au/national/nsw/with-costs-climbing-to-20b-metro-west-business-case-runs-behind-20181228-p50olv.html John Young Director Strategy 2-jan-2019
EcoTransit Sydney welcomes the NSW Government’s announcement that they have adopted a policy to build High Speed Rail. We can only hope that it is not just a pre-election ploy to garner votes and distract from their failures such as the implementation of the Sydney and SE Light Rail. High Speed Rail is long overdue on Read more about High Speed Rail in NSW[…]
EcoTransit Sydney’s Gavin Gatenby shows that new rail infrastructure costs in New South Wales have spiralled out of control over the last decade … to the point where prices are several times greater in NSW than they are elsewhere in Australia and internationally.