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Marsh Street to Coward Street cycle path threat

Started this discussion. Last reply by Yvonne Dec 1. 10 Replies

Courtesy of Bob Moore:"Fwd: from Fiona Campbell, Bike MarrickvilleFriends,I need your help to save Alexandra Canal cycleway - it will take less than one minute.The Sydney Airport Master Plan will…Continue

Behind the sound wall on the City West Link

Started this discussion. Last reply by Bob Moore Nov 7. 23 Replies

There was some discussion at the last IWC Bicycle Working Group meeting of a cycle route behind the sound wall along the northern side of the City West Link.This would avoid the notorious hill in…Continue

Tags: Link, West, City, cycleway

The Dot Lane east-west route through Leichhardt is open

Started this discussion. Last reply by Bob Moore Sep 20. 7 Replies

The Kollector cafe adjacent to the western end of Dot Lane has built a deck across the locked gate blocking access through the Forum delivery area and in the process the gate has been painted and the…Continue

City of Sydney Draft Cycling Strategy/Action Plan

Started this discussion. Last reply by Human909 Aug 7. 15 Replies

NOTE: Comments on this plan close on 7/8/18. https://cityofsydney.cmail19.com/t/j-l-nskttd-eamijlj-u/My comments below:City of…Continue

 

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Yvonne replied to Bill's discussion Marsh Street to Coward Street cycle path threat
"An upcoming chance to express support for the Alexandra Canal in person at The Sydney Gateway (the project that will be leading the redesign of this space) - "
Dec 1
JimmyH replied to Bill's discussion Marsh Street to Coward Street cycle path threat
"And for that tiny stretch of yellow road, the bill is $2.6 BILLION … what a staggering waste of money …"
Nov 28
Bob Moore replied to Bill's discussion Marsh Street to Coward Street cycle path threat
"Airport Drive, thin red line I’ve drawn, does look redundant if the Gateway takes traffic to and from Qantas Dr. The Gateway if the video is any guide crosses the Canal Cycleway at the two black crosses marked. The northern one is also the…"
Nov 26
Yvonne replied to Bill's discussion Marsh Street to Coward Street cycle path threat
"No, haven't seen specifics.  We'll have to keep an eye out for the outcome of the Sydney Gateway consultation and any documents - will likely be coming out this year."
Nov 26
mikesbytes replied to Bill's discussion Marsh Street to Coward Street cycle path threat
"Wen I first saw the design I wondered if it meant disconnecting Airport Drive from Qantas drive.  I haven't read anything as to the fate of that connection and when it comes to cycling no news = bad news.  Has anyone read any specific…"
Nov 26
JimmyH replied to Bill's discussion Marsh Street to Coward Street cycle path threat
"OK I have emailed them this (feel free to cut and paste!): To whom it may concern, The Sydney Airport Master Plan will expand the secure and fenced land north and DELETE the existing important cycleway along Alexander Canal, as part of WestConnex…"
Nov 26
Bob Moore replied to Bill's discussion Marsh Street to Coward Street cycle path threat
"If the Gateway comes down from St Peters interchange and connects to Airport Dr to get to T1 they might have to divert the Cycleway around via Princes Highway road bridge and up along the western edge of the airport Northern Lands to Canal Rd or…"
Nov 25
Yvonne replied to Bill's discussion Marsh Street to Coward Street cycle path threat
"Yes the threat is from Sydney Gateway, however, it is Sydney Airport land."
Nov 25
Bill replied to Bill's discussion Marsh Street to Coward Street cycle path threat
"Thank you for this. So it would appear that the threat is from the (Westconnex) Sydney Gateway Project rather than the Airport Master Plan per se?"
Nov 25
Yvonne replied to Bill's discussion Marsh Street to Coward Street cycle path threat
"Draft Masterplan - https://www.masterplan2039.com.au/masterplan2039 Section 2 - Airport Development Plan https://docs.wixstatic.com/ugd/0eb158_0793fdadc69947fb88a49ba979a5a64f.pdf 11.7.5 Northern Lands and South East Sectors (page 152) To…"
Nov 25
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Marsh Street to Coward Street cycle path threat

Courtesy of Bob Moore:"Fwd: from Fiona Campbell, Bike MarrickvilleFriends,I need your help to save Alexandra Canal cycleway - it will take less than one minute.The Sydney Airport Master Plan will expand the secure and fenced land north and DELETE the existing important cycleway, as part of WestConnex Sydney Gateway project.Email masterplan2039@syd.com.au *right now* to say “keep Alexandra Canal cycleway” It removes an existing Green Grid connection in the Structure Plan for the Eastern City…See More
Nov 25
Bill replied to Nat Buckley's discussion Lilyfield Cycleway - $500k wasted?
"The section of the cycleway between Balmain Road and Catherine Street could be implemented as a fully off-road route inside the rail yard, along the northern edge where there is a gap between the storage sheds and the northern property boundary.…"
Nov 25
Bob Moore replied to Bill's discussion Behind the sound wall on the City West Link
"Council has an Internal Ombudsman to investigate complaints.  Darcy did say in May there would be a review of the process, so I guess this is it. Probably should blame TfNSW for dumping this project onto Leichhardt Council in the first…"
Nov 7
Bob Moore replied to Bill's discussion Behind the sound wall on the City West Link
Nov 7
Bill replied to Bill's discussion Behind the sound wall on the City West Link
"Looking at the Six map for the land north of the railway cutting, I would say that the bike corridor would have to rely on a steel deck from about four houses before Balmain Road. Examining the cutting from the Balmain Road bridge, it seems that the…"
Nov 7
Bill replied to Bill's discussion Behind the sound wall on the City West Link
"DG - An excerpt from something I wrote in March 2016: "The Grant: The grant is $500,000 from Transport for NSW, via the RMS, to Leichhardt Council to develop a plan for a separated 2.7km two-way cycleway along Lilyfield Road from the western…"
Nov 7

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