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'Transport mess': Passengers at one Sydney station nearly double in three years

'Transport mess': Passengers at one Sydney station nearly double in three years

A population boom is placing pressure on the city's public transport network - and the addition of new apartments in the area is only half complete.

  • by Matt O'Sullivan

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Sydney's inner-city cycling routes could be finished, but not until 2030
Public transport

Sydney's inner-city cycling routes could be finished, but not until 2030

There is overwhelming support among Sydney residents for better cycling routes, with plans to connect the inner city's bike network by 2030.

  • by Megan Gorrey
'Yagoona Metro' on the cards if Bankstown proves too hard
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'Yagoona Metro' on the cards if Bankstown proves too hard

Yagoona station may emerge as the termination point of the metro rail service that has been proposed to run to Bankstown.

  • by Jacob Saulwick & Matt O'Sullivan
Two minutes too long before crossing? Push to shorten pedestrian wait
Public transport

Two minutes too long before crossing? Push to shorten pedestrian wait

Pedestrians in inner Sydney could face shorter wait times to cross the road under a council push to improve safety.

  • by Megan Gorrey
NSW government accused of conducting 'alarming experiment' on Sydney
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NSW government accused of conducting 'alarming experiment' on Sydney

Sydney's north shore could have a population denser than parts of Manhattan under plans released by the state government.

  • by Andrew Taylor
'We have turned a corner': Sydney light rail barrier removal underway
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'We have turned a corner': Sydney light rail barrier removal underway

But repeated delays have made retailers and residents sceptical that contractors will meet their target dates for removal of barriers along the entire route.

  • by Matt O'Sullivan
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Labor promises to extend free public transport to all children
Trains

Labor promises to extend free public transport to all children

The Opposition estimates the pledge will cost the state about $44 million a year in foregone fare revenue - a figure the government says will be much higher.

  • by Matt O'Sullivan & Lisa Visentin
Love them or loathe them, there's another share-bike operator in town
Public transport

Love them or loathe them, there's another share-bike operator in town

A new player has entered Sydney's controversial bike-sharing market despite the failure of two of its predecessors, Ofo and Reddy Go.

  • by James Lemon
Labor promises $2.5bn for public transport improvements to Sydney's south
Rail

Labor promises $2.5bn for public transport improvements to Sydney's south

A state Labor government has pledged to set up a multi-billion dollar public transport acceleration fund and cancel three toll-roads promised by the Berejiklian government.

  • by Jacob Saulwick & Lisa Visentin
Public transport over tolls: Labor to scrap new motorway
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Public transport over tolls: Labor to scrap new motorway

Labor to prioritise the needs of southern and western Sydney commuters over those in the east and north of the city.

  • by Jacob Saulwick
Sydney Trains' spending on rail replacement buses jumps 40%

Sydney Trains' spending on rail replacement buses jumps 40%

The cost of providing buses to replace Sydney Trains services has ballooned to almost $40 million, amid claims the jump has been caused by an increasingly unreliable rail network.

  • by Jacob Saulwick