The Northern Beaches Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) is another step closer with the NSW Government unveiling details of the new network called the B-Line.
Expected to be up and running by late 2017, services on the new 27 kilometre bus rapid transit network will include…
Pushing ahead with fixing the roads and public transport of the northern beaches and north shore, planning for the future of northern Sydney, creating more local jobs and local government reform were the key points discussed at the SHOROC Leaders’ Forum of NSW Members of Parliament and Mayors. The Hon Brad Hazzard MP, The Hon Rob Stokes MP and Mr Jonathan O’Dea MP met with the SHOROC Board of Mayors and General Managers from Manly, Mosman, Pittwater and Warringah…
SHOROC has thanked the NRMA for today supporting the long running campaign to ‘get the northern beaches moving’, and called on it to get behind the plans already agreed and underway in partnership between the NSW Government and councils. read more about SHOROC’s response to the NRMA’s proposals and what the major priorities are for the region here…
SHOROC Mayors and General Managers met this week with Prime Minister The Hon Tony Abbott MHR and Speaker of the House The Hon Bronwyn Bishop MP in Canberra to discuss major issues for the region.
The major roads of the SHOROC region have once again been identified as high on the list of the Australia’s worst, with congestion coming at a huge economic cost to Sydney and Australia.
A national audit of the country’s infrastructure by Infrastructure Australia identified Warringah Road and Mona Vale Road as two of the top five costliest corridors to the Australian economy, while Transport for NSW has identified the Spit/Military Road corridor as the most congested in Sydney.
“We all know how bad these corridors are,” said SHOROC President and Mosman Mayor Cr Peter Abelson.
“This latest study demonstrates the huge economic impact of congestion on our local roads, reinforcing the urgency of investment to fix the congestion for the long term”.
The priorities are…
SHOROC President and Mosman Mayor, Cr Peter Abelson congratulates the Premier and all local NSW MPs on their election on behalf of SHOROC and its partner councils – Manly, Mosman, Pittwater and Warringah. “The election of The Hon Mike Baird MP as NSW Premier together with The Hon Jillian Skinner MP, The Hon Brad Hazzard […]
NSW Election commitments from candidates for Manly, North Shore, Wakehurst, Pittwater and Davidson have been published here to give voters an overview of where their local candidates stand on key regional priorities.
“We asked all parties and candidates contesting the election to outline their commitments for our region and I am pleased to be able to provide the detailed responses received to the community,” SHOROC President and Mosman Mayor Peter Abelson said.
Candidates for the NSW Elections have provided detailed responses to SHOROC on their commitments for the region.
Business and councils are calling on government to commit to including a Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) route from Dee Why to Chatswood in the Northern Beaches Transport Plan to reduce congestion and create local jobs.
Congestion is hurting local businesses, meaning loss of local jobs and putting pressure on future job creation.
SHOROC supports the NSW Government’s Northern Beaches Transport Action Plan, which includes $633 million for a Mona Vale to the city Bus Rapid Transit, Warringah Road upgrades and feasibility studies for a Northern Beaches tunnel.
“The missing pieces of the Northern Beaches Transport Plan that are key to addressing this congestion are a Warringah Road Bus Rapid Transit route and progressing the tunnel linking the region with the CBD.”
Members of the NSW Business Chamber in the Sydney North region are also calling for a Warringah Road Bus Rapid Transit route that will allow them to get on with growing their businesses.
It’s time to get the Northern Beaches and North Shore moving and SHOROC is calling local candidates for the NSW Election to demonstrate how they plan to fix the transport woes of the region. Our councils have agreed the major regional priorities, including…