Changes have been announced by the NSW Government to the bus services in the CBD as part of its plans to improve public transport and road congestion, with SHOROC Mayors seeking to ensure quick and convenient connections for travellers to get across the CBD.
The changes include…
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.
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.
Councils are calling for residents and businesses of the Northern Beaches and Mosman to stand up and voice their support for better public transport at a public forum being held on the planned Bus Rapid Transit system (BRT). The Northern Beaches Bus Rapid Transit Forum will be held in Dee Why on 30 January […]
As cities experience increasing traffic congestion, it is essential to think smartly about how road space is used. Cycling and public transport offer greater space efficiency than cars and the extent to which they can reduce traffic congestion is demonstrated in the featured image. The image shows the typical space occupied in a city street […]
The SHOROC councils have welcomed the much-anticipated arrival of the NSW Government’s Northern Beaches Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) pre-feasibility report and called on the NSW Government to take the next step and commit the funds to construct and implement the best solutions for the region. The BRT pre-feasibility study report…
SHOROC has welcomed the NSW Government’s announcement of feasibility planning for a Bus Rapid Transit system on the Northern Beaches, saying its construction was vital for the region. “I applaud the new Government for taking a great step forward by committing funding and resources to plan for a fast, frequent and reliable public transport solution […]