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The closure of George Street north of Market Street
Park Street at Pitt Street intersection Right-hand turns into George Street from Park Street have been proscribed from the opening of the Harbour Bridge. Turns into Pitt Street from Park Street were discouraged with a concrete separator. The congestion in G...

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Lights, cameras, no action
Bus lane monitors in Elizabeth Street Investigative journalism has ceased to exist in NSW. Most people will have never seen bus-lane cameras. Fortunately blogs and social media are now available to keep people informed. This post not only shows what the cam...

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Necessity knows no law
For a post more than two years ago, How do you solve a problem like Elizabeth? 10 Sept 2013, I observed and photographed the congestion in Elizabeth Street during the morning peak. Transport for NSW had released figures confirming that bus routes in Elizabe...

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Do unto others as you would do unto yourself
The George Street trams exacerbate congestion in York Street. Inflicting collateral damage on Eastern Suburbs bus services and directing buses at the physical barriers across Grosvenor Street at York Street makes things worse. The damage inflicted on the ra...

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Relieving congestion in the City Circle and Northern rail lines
The tram network north of the Harbour started with cable grip cars from the ferry terminal at Milsons Point but eventually extended through Mosman to the Spit bridge. A line from the northern side went to Manly and Collaroy. Tram lines dropped down to other...

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A fraudulent bus-route plan nested within a fraudulent EIS
The Sydney Harbour Tunnel added four traffic lanes to the Harbour crossings but the train rails across the Harbour Bridge, one each way, have remained the same. The original Bradfield plans were for the Bridge to be symmetrical with train rails on each side...

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"Such a little thing"
Chris (Grid) Lock expounds Chris Lock occupies a unique place in the annals of the Australian public services: he is the first senior public servant to be stood down for incompetence. In true "Utopia" style his post Deputy Director General Projects Division...

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The Oyster Card and Victoria Road
As was discussed in the post on 25 February 2014 The world is your Oyster Card Sydney was on the brink of becoming a future-proof world city when the previous state government selected the Pearl Consortium as the preferred tenderer for a smart card public t...

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Victor is not Victoria
Rozelle Metro station The CBD Metro was designed to give residents along Victoria Road a rail line to the CBD. There was no rail line to this area of the city. Originally it was conceived to link up with the Northern Line and take pressure of Stratsfield St...

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Ve vill tell you where to go
For 40 years following the demise of the Askin government Public Transport in Sydney has been based on demand. The frequency of services increased according to the patronage of the buses at that time of day. The system was flexible. On a hot day for instanc...
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