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Canada Bay - new Bike Plan....

Started Feb 6 0 Replies

Canada Bay Council, in Sydney's inner west, has called tenders for the preparation of a new bike plan, including " investigation, community consultation, and concept design work" (Sydney Morning…Continue

Sydney Metro - Waterloo Station

Started this discussion. Last reply by Scientia et Labore Jan 3. 7 Replies

Planning documents for this station have been placed on display by the Department of Planning.  The underground station site is bounded by Botany Road, Raglan, Cope and Wellington Streets.Bicycle…Continue

Lilyfield Cycleway - $500k wasted?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Bob Moore Nov 26, 2018. 9 Replies

Inner West Courier of Nov. 6, 2018 reports (p3) that Inner West Council has spent $514k on consultants fees on the Lilyfield Road Cycleway project, but has not received any "workable plans".Continue

That irritating ad. film on Sydney's bus windows.............

Started this discussion. Last reply by Bob Moore Nov 8, 2018. 11 Replies

Let's get rid of it!ADVERTISING ON BUS & TRAIN WINDOWSPassengers have complained about the contemptuous nature of advertising film on Sydney's bus windows for years. No government or Minister for…Continue

 

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Nat Buckley replied to Nat Buckley's discussion White Bay - "Tramsheds" route - under threat?
"I yesterday received info on the Chapman Road route from City Council's Fiona Campbell. Summarised, the Chapman Road Annandale bike route will be retained.  However, because the parkland is being extended west, through the viaduct arches,…"
Apr 30
Nat Buckley replied to Nat Buckley's discussion White Bay - "Tramsheds" route - under threat?
"In a notice to me from City of Sydney dated 18.4.19, the "Application" has been approved by City of Sydney. The attached documents are of 9 pages and 24 pages. I confess to being a bit bewildered. To start with, the plan of the…"
Apr 18
Nat Buckley replied to Bob Moore's discussion Greenway Masterplan approved, but Sydney Trains dragging the chain.
"We may have a new transport minister next week (from 1 April, 2019). A few letters to him/her might get Sydney Trains / Transport for NSW / Rail Assets Authority(??) off their backsides. (and thanks to Bob, Bruce, and everybody else for your work!)"
Mar 29
Nat Buckley posted a discussion

Canada Bay - new Bike Plan....

Canada Bay Council, in Sydney's inner west, has called tenders for the preparation of a new bike plan, including " investigation, community consultation, and concept design work" (Sydney Morning herald, 5.2.19).  The tender documents are only available through the difficult-to-access tenderlink website. Tenders close on 5 March 2019.I'd suggest interested riders should maintain contact with Council in the months following to determine  a date for the commencement of "community consultation". …See More
Feb 6
Nat Buckley replied to Nat Buckley's discussion White Bay - "Tramsheds" route - under threat?
"Thanks for keeping us posted Bob.... We shouldn't wait until "a decision is made"!! More than enough doubt has already been cast on the survival of the Chapman Road bike route! Letters, emails, NOW, to Clover or the Council General…"
Feb 6
Bob Moore replied to Nat Buckley's discussion White Bay - "Tramsheds" route - under threat?
"I rang CoS to see what is happening with the DA. Rene Hayes has moved on and Bhavisha Sheth is now dealing with it. The DA hasn’t been finalised yet, waiting on responses from other authorities or some such.  What I didn’t realise…"
Jan 21
Scientia et Labore replied to Nat Buckley's discussion Sydney Metro - Waterloo Station
"I think supporting their plan makes sense, with the suggestion that on-street parking/garaging be meter parking."
Jan 3
Scientia et Labore replied to Nat Buckley's discussion Sydney Metro - Waterloo Station
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Jan 3
mikesbytes replied to Nat Buckley's discussion Sydney Metro - Waterloo Station
"Lets hope that 20% of trips relates to 20% ownership and more importantly the cycleway is built before they move in"
Jan 3
Bob Moore replied to Nat Buckley's discussion Sydney Metro - Waterloo Station
"Well, they are saying that’s not true for new residents in the area now and that they will try to keep it that way by only supplying enough car spots to meet their calculated trip numbers, based on 20% mode share. Seems amazing, but that is…"
Jan 2
mikesbytes replied to Nat Buckley's discussion Sydney Metro - Waterloo Station
"Thanks Bob, my concern isn't so much to do with mode of transportation but the parking of motor vehicles.  Most people will own a moto vehicle, let's say for this discussion 75% of households.   Those vehicles will be parked…"
Jan 2
Bob Moore replied to Nat Buckley's discussion Sydney Metro - Waterloo Station
"They are planning on a low 20% mode share for car  trips,  based they say on what is occurring in similar developments in the area, and improvements to public transport and cycling. Still only going for 5 % cycling mode share, which is…"
Jan 2
mikesbytes replied to Nat Buckley's discussion Sydney Metro - Waterloo Station
"Interesting, if I'm reading the plans right, there are 700 resident bike parking places, a COS requirement of 1 per residence, which means that there are 700 residence.  Car parking is 225 places for residents, which if I've…"
Dec 30, 2018
Nat Buckley posted a discussion

Sydney Metro - Waterloo Station

Planning documents for this station have been placed on display by the Department of Planning.  The underground station site is bounded by Botany Road, Raglan, Cope and Wellington Streets.Bicycle parking / storage is planned for 1200 bikes, over three sites.  See drawing at -…See More
Dec 30, 2018
Bob Moore replied to Nat Buckley's discussion Lilyfield Cycleway - $500k wasted?
"Easier to use Lilyfield Rd to Justin than build a ramp down from Balmain Rd to Railyard level at Catherine and not so steep. Also very little room between the western-most warehouse and the cliff. council might still be willing to widen that bit of…"
Nov 26, 2018
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, 2018

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Commuting
Where in Sydney do you live ?
Drummoyne
Tell us about your bikes
Nine of them, including 2 folders
About Me:
An old man

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