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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

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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. 17 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

Catherine Street Glebe planter boxes

Started this discussion. Last reply by Bill Feb 19. 24 Replies

City of Sydney LOCAL PEDESTRIAN, CYCLING AND TRAFFIC CALMING COMMITTEE,  meeting of 15 FEBRUARY 2018ITEM 41 CATHERINE STREET GLEBE (2017/602993)The City of Sydney proposes to build eleven 6m x 2.6m…Continue

 

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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
Bob Moore replied to Bill's discussion Behind the sound wall on the City West Link
"“21 hours ago · In a statement to the Courier, Inner West Mayor Darcy Byrne said: “I have referred the matter of council's expenditure and oversight of the Lilyfield Rd Cycleway project to the independent ...” also…"
Nov 7
DG replied to Bill's discussion Behind the sound wall on the City West Link
"Speaking of the new consultancy - i saw this today regarding the old  - "cycleway project has been referred to the council watchdog amid revelations more than $500,000 of taxpayers money has been spent". Don't have a Telegraph…"
Nov 6
Bill replied to Bill's discussion Behind the sound wall on the City West Link
"Perhaps I was wrong about the reason for the RMS surveyors, it was really about Westconnex: "Over the past few days we have noticed the ongoing presence of surveyors in the vicinity of Darley Road but also on nearby local roads who say they are…"
Nov 5
Bill replied to Bill's discussion Behind the sound wall on the City West Link
"Correction: DP1070825 is the old army base and is now "The Parachute Ground", owned by Create NSW and used by "11 arts organisations and major cultural institutions" including Legs on the…"
Nov 3
Bill replied to Bill's discussion Behind the sound wall on the City West Link
"Thanks Bob for suggesting   maps.six.nsw.gov.au   as a source for cadastral plans. The City West Link (CWL) occupies DP1045624 and is bordered on the north side by DP1070825 (the old army base, now owned by the Department of Fine…"
Nov 3
mikesbytes replied to Bill's discussion Behind the sound wall on the City West Link
"And how its impossible to loose one parking spot for cycle infrastructure yet there is no issue declaring a road a peak period clearway"
Nov 3
Dabba replied to Bill's discussion Behind the sound wall on the City West Link
"Interesting how the word "resumption" doesn't seem to be a problem for fixing road issues, but is unheard of to make things safer for cyclists!"
Nov 3
Bob Moore replied to Bill's discussion Behind the sound wall on the City West Link
"Council has just told us that they have investigated the area behind the soundwall west of Charles and it is private property, and they won’t be pursuing any cyclepath along the soundwall there. Can’t all be private property, but some is…"
Nov 3
Bob Moore replied to Bill's discussion Behind the sound wall on the City West Link
"I think the new brief is excluding any one way solutions. "
Oct 31
Bill replied to Bill's discussion Behind the sound wall on the City West Link
"I take your point about the bike lane which really should be uphill to Rayner from both directions. West bound cyclists could divert down Derbyshire This Behind the Noise Wall route has the potential to avoid having any loss of parking or any…"
Oct 31
Bob Moore replied to Bill's discussion Behind the sound wall on the City West Link
"A gap in the wall on the bridge might allow an errant vehicle to crash onto the railway, have heard that from road engineers, but I don’t know. its difficult to go under the bridge due to supporting works for the large pipe on the east side,…"
Oct 30
Bill replied to Bill's discussion Behind the sound wall on the City West Link
"The brick fence on top of the Balmain Road bridge is not a necessary part of the bridge structure, it would simply be another load. If the corridor was OK by the railways then the connection at the bridge would be too. Actually the RMS seems to have…"
Oct 29

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