SHOROC Mayors and General Managers met this week with Prime Minister The Hon Tony Abbott MP and Speaker of the House The Hon Bronwyn Bishop MP to discuss major issues for the Northern Beaches and North Shore.
The government has released the full details of the Northern Beaches Transport Action Plan, including plans for faster and more reliable public transport with the Bus Rapid Transit system, major road upgrades and planning for the tunnel. The full plan can be downloaded here.
“Today is a fantastic day for the northern beaches and north shore,” said SHOROC President and Pittwater Mayor Cr Jacqueline Townsend, welcoming the NSW Government’s $633 million Northern Beaches Transport Action Plan.
Some very positive transport news for the northern beach and north shore is reported in today’s papers. Read all the stories here along with an overview of the regional transport priorities from SHOROC.
SHOROC and its partner councils – Manly, Mosman, Pittwater and Warringah – have been shortlisted as a finalist in the Local Government Managers Australia, NSW 2013 Management Excellence Awards.
The SHOROC Mayors of Manly, Mosman, Pittwater and Warringah councils have welcomed the NSW Government’s announcement that it is planning major road infrastructure upgrades around the site of the soon-to-be-constructed Northern Beaches Hospital.
The future of public transport services across the SHOROC region including Sydney’s Northern Beaches and Mosman looks positive under a NSW Government bus strategy released yesterday. “This plan is a good first step, promising to provide faster and more reliable services by effectively introducing stage 1 of the much-talked-about Bus Rapid Transit system starting next year…
Local NSW Members of Parliament The Hon Mike Baird MP, The Hon Brad Hazzard MP, The Hon Rob Stokes MP and The Hon Jonathan O’Dea MP met with the SHOROC Board of Mayors and General Managers from Manly, Mosman, Pittwater and Warringah councils to continue their collaborative efforts for the Northern Beaches and Mosman.
Progress update on planned new Bus Rapid Transit system and road upgrades
Partnering with the NSW Govt on regional projects & strategies