Jacob Saulwick

Jacob Saulwick

Jacob Saulwick is Transport Reporter for The Sydney Morning Herald.

Transport demands growing at Green Square, the densest site in Australia

Jacob Saulwick The NSW government is struggling to keep pace with the transport needs of the largest urban renewal project in Australia, the construction of almost 30,000 apartments at Green Square, multiple secret...

Government to start construction on two new Sydney bike lanes

Construction will start this month on two new bike lanes in central Sydney, helping to form a network of mostly separated bike lanes from the north end of the city to the south.

Jacob Saulwick Construction will start this month on two new bike lanes in central Sydney, helping to form a network of mostly separated bike lanes from the north end of the city to the south.

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New Sydney light rail project: No plan yet for massive CBD bus changes

Margaret Street is  closed and George Street blocked off for light rail works.

Jacob Saulwick The state government says it is still working on plans to redirect hundreds of buses running to the central business district when major construction starts on Sydney's new light rail project in less...

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Bus chaos: Road closures, broken traffic lights cause Sydney commuter chaos

Buses line up to access the city. Some waited nearly two hours to get across the bridge.

Jacob Saulwick, Pallavi Singhal A broken cable that manages traffic lights is being blamed for the lengthy bus delays experienced by thousands of commuters on Monday morning.

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Newcastle rail closure: Light at the end of the tunnel

Changes evident: Work begins on the Newcastle rail line at Wickham.

Ian Kirkwood and Jacob Saulwick Trains stopped running to Newcastle on Friday, with crowds starting and finishing their rail journeys at Broadmeadow as the state government's plans to "truncate" the Newcastle branch line at Wickham...

How the top end of town muscled in on Welfare Street

Alex Waislitz, part-owner of Centennial Property Group.

Rose Powell, Jacob Saulwick The investment group that bought and sold 12 government-owned houses in Homebush and asked long-time tenants to leave, is owned and run by some of the best connected business people in the country.

Sydney train fares could double under regulator review

IPART analysis produces a dramatically lower estimate of the public benefit derived each time a passenger catches a train in Sydney.

Jacob Saulwick Regulator reduces the book value of passengers on trains but will not influence fares in 2015.

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Newcastle rail line to stay - for now

Train privatisation: New line to skip key inner city stations.

Jacob Saulwick The NSW Government will be unable to remove railway tracks through the centre of Newcastle for the time being after a community group won a last-ditch court judgment.

Newcastle rail infrastructure: court to determine if line can be moved

Save-our-rail protesters take to the streets in Newcastle.

Jacob Saulwick The NSW government has already started to transfer rail infrastructure in Newcastle to a new owner, the Hunter Development Corporation, as it faces a legal challenge to its ability to shut the city's...

Save Our Rail: Newcastle rail campaigners seek Supreme Court injunction

Jacob Saulwick Newcastle's Save Our Rail campaigners are taking their fight to the Supreme Court on Tuesday.

John Robertson's leadership of NSW Opposition shaky: MPs

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - DECEMBER 22:  NSW opposition leader John Robertson addresses the media on December 22, 2014 in Sydney, Australia.  (Photo by Dominic Lorrimer/Fairfax Media)

James Robertson, Jacob Saulwick, Sean Nicholls, Anna Patty Labor figures Michael Daley and Luke Foley are viewed as candidates for the Labor leadership.

Man struck at Wynyard, trains delayed

The latest hack involves sprinting from Erskineville train station (pictured) to the nearby Macdonaldtown train station.

Jacob Saulwick A man has escaped with his life after being struck by a train at Wynyard station on Monday afternoon.

NSW Government confirms it raided the offices of ride-share company Uber

The state government has confirmed it raided Uber offices in April.

Jacob Saulwick The NSW government has confirmed it has raided the offices of Uber, the organisation behind the increasingly popular ride-sharing service UberX.

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Transport for NSW's intercity train tender delayed until next year

The new trains will carry passengers to the Central Coast, Newcastle, the Blue Mountains and Illawarra.

Jacob Saulwick The NSW government has delayed the procurement process on its proposed $2.8 billion order of 65 new intercity trains to run between central Sydney, the Central Coast and Hunter, and the South Coast...

NSW government to fund three trials of medical cannabis

Marijuana plant

Jacob Saulwick The NSW government expects to find out in the next few weeks if it will be able to import cannabis to be used in three medical trials, or if it will have to grow the marijuana itself.

Builder of light rail from Circular Quay to eastern suburbs to face penalties if tram runs late

On track: An artist's impression of the proposed light rail system.

Jacob Saulwick The private builder of the $2.1 billion light rail line to run from Circular Quay to the eastern suburbs could face penalties if they are unable to construct it according to schedule.

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Damning report into WestConnex motorway released by NSW auditor-general

Extra lanes: Artistâ??s impression, looking towards the south-west, of how the interchange of the M5 East motorway and King Georges Road, Beverly Hills, will be upgraded for the WestConnex project.

Jacob Saulwick The only independent review of the business case for the $14 billion WestConnex motorway, the biggest transport initiative in Australia, concluded "it was not able to form a view on whether the...

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UberX's rapid rise: IPART proposes freezing taxi fares

Consumers have been drawn to UberX because it can be cheaper than a regular taxi trip.

Jacob Saulwick About 11 per cent of Sydney residents have used ride-sharing services like UberX in the past six months, the independent regulator says, despite the fact they are illegal.

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Sydney light rail contract signed, likely to open for services in 2019

Transport Minister Gladys Berejiklian says the project will create more than 10,000 jobs.

Jacob Saulwick The light rail line from Circular Quay to Sydney's eastern suburbs is likely to open for services in early 2019, after the $2.1 billion contract for the project was signed on Wednesday night.

Victorian example sparks fresh calls to release WestConnex business case

motorway

Jacob Saulwick Political opponents of the Baird government have seized on the release of more than 9000 pages of information about a controversial Melbourne toll road to argue the NSW government should make similar...

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