Beverly Hills residents to suffer because of WestCONnex

21 May 2015: Channel 7 News: Locals in Beverly Hills are accusing the State Government of treating them with contempt over the WestConnex Motorway. Sean Berry reports. WestConnex impacts coming to Beverly Hills and Narwee – the King Georges Road Interchange upgrade is a small taste of what is to come… See below for details related to WestConnex Delivery Authority to take […]

Read more

Much Needed Step Forward to Stop WestConnex

WestConnex Action Group: Much Needed Step Forward to Stop WestConnex (19 May 2015) For Immediate Release WESTCONNEX Action Group applauded Marrickville Council for listening to grassroots community groups in formally opposing the sham tollways, and committing real money to community awareness. WestCONnex Action Group organiser Pauline Lockie spoke at council chambers tonight to plead the communities case against WestCONnex tollroads, […]

Read more

Wendy Bacon Speaks Out About WestConnex

Wendy Bacon, noted Sydney journalist and activist, gives her views on why WestConnex will not solve Sydney’s transport problems. See more WestConnex/NorthConnex videos on our Youtube news & community events playlist. Inside Westconnex by Wendy Bacon An investigation into Westconnex, a 33 kilometre motorway that the NSW LNP government wants to build in Sydney. The investigation will include a timeline in parts, a exploration […]

Read more

Evidence strengthens by the day: WestConnex is no good for Sydney

NoW Public Transport Newsletter: May 2015 Subscribe to NoW PT newletters Previous NoW PT newsletters Evidence from every direction – including research commissioned by the City of Sydney and a presentation by the Committee for Sydney – continues to support the facts: expensive and unsustainable toll roads will not solve Sydney’s transport congestion. In line with global cities around the world, experts agree that it’s increased investment in public […]

Read more

Jenny Leong Inaugural Speech: calling for WestConnex Business Case

Jenny makes Inaugural Speech (5 May 2015) Extract – Given this, it seems only appropriate for me to advise those planning to build WestConnex or overdevelop around Petersham Park, those who intend to sell-off the Australian Technology Park site, or fill the Central to Eveleigh corridor with unsustainable, unaffordable housing, or those who seek to ignore the imperative for Aboriginal […]

Read more

Committee for Sydney’s Tim Williams backs down on motorway and WestConnex criticism

For starters, here’s that letter to the Sydney Morning Herald: Committee backs well-integrated WestConnex The Committee for Sydney has been a strong supporter of the state government’s unprecedented level of investment in public transport, roads and other key infrastructure essential to managing Sydney’s future growth (“WestConnex may spur better project“, May 4). We recognise the greatest share of this investment […]

Read more

SMH Editorial: More debate on $15 billion WestConnex initiative welcomed

Sydney Morning Herald: More debate on $15 billion WestConnex initiative welcomed. May 3, 2015 EDITORIAL The Herald welcomes the intensification of the public debate about the WestConnex motorway. Not because debate is good for its own sake but because increased scrutiny of WestConnex, which at $15 billion is the largest transport initiative in Australia, may, at the least, provide the impetus […]

Read more
1 2 3 10