Sydney protest groups line up against road and rail projects

“That was a bloody stupid idea,” says Kristina Keneally, the former NSW premier. In 2010, Keneally cancelled the construction of the CBD Metro line to Rozelle. The decision came at a cost of… Continue reading

Meeting 6th November Randwick Boys High

Response to Gladys Berejiklian Media Release 23 October 2014

The most misleading message is in first paragraph and details right at the end. Media Release is attached below. “Minister for Transport Gladys Berejiklian today announced light rail would have 50 per cent more… Continue reading

Public Participation and Infrastructure Planning

“Joel” posted a comment on this site on 7/7/2014:  “Stop trying to derail this wonderful project.  If you don’t like trams and don’t want to ride them then stay at home!!! “ His… Continue reading

Randwick Council to sign agreement on Light Rail

Councilors FOR:  Nash(Lib), Smith(Lib), Seng(Lib), Roberts(Lib), Stavrinos(Lib),  Matson(Greens), Shurey (Greens), Andrews(Ind) Councilors AGAINST:  Bowen(Lab), Belleli(Lib), DaSouza(Lab), Garcia(Lab), Moore(Lab), Nielsen(Lab),Stevenson(Lab)  (Photo:  Community Protest against)

Furore erupts at Randwick City Council Extraordinary meeting

Update: Letter from Dr Mike Lambros on behalf of 28 medical practitioners to Mayor Nash and Ccouncillors 29.07.14 Matson motion withdrawn Extraordinary Meeting, 29 July 2014 convened by Mayor on 7 days notice… Continue reading

Tram Fan identifies Shortcomings in EIS

Submission to the Light Rail EIS (62 pages)  from engineer and Light Rail supporter identifying major shortcomings -click to read more Wire Free Operation It is incomprehensible that the EIS documentation appears to… Continue reading

Why is Resident Action increasingly important

CENTENNIAL PARK NEWS No22: 21st July2014 Why is Resident Action increasingly important? Firstly, there has been a decline in the quality of the public service at the Federal, State and local government level due… Continue reading

Sydney tram plan will produce peak-hour chaos

A more realistic calculation of maximum capacity would be 24 vehicles per hour each way, carrying up to 250 passenger per vehicle. That’s 6000 passengers each way, well below the claimed 9000. And… Continue reading

Light Rail to Nowhere – North American Experience

  Portland – long considered the mecca of light rail transit in North America – has failed to attract a greater percentage of car commuters over the last 13 years……………. While the number of people who… Continue reading