Residents campaign for second entrance to stations to increase patronage

After a several year-long campaign for mobility access to the platform, last year the Gladys Berejiklian government promised to build lifts by 2023. Rather than wait another three years for infrastructure that should have been built long ago, the resident action group Friends of Erskineville decided to set our sights higher and push for a second entrance at theContinue reading “Residents campaign for second entrance to stations to increase patronage”

Submission: Redfern Station Southern Concourse

WalkSydney is pleased to make a submission on the Redfern Station Southern Concourse. WalkSydney is a community group working to make it easier, safer and more pleasant to walk in Sydney. With a growing population we need to ensure people can easily walk to public transport, local shops and services, and shared transport options.   HistoricallyContinue reading “Submission: Redfern Station Southern Concourse”

Accessibility and the Sydney Harbour Bridge

This year, our city achieved a major accessibility milestone with the opening of two lifts connecting the existing pedestrian path across the iconic Sydney Harbour Bridge.  The opening occurred in October this year and coincided with the 2018 Invictus Games. The two lifts, located at each end of the bridge, have capacity for two wheelchairs, twoContinue reading “Accessibility and the Sydney Harbour Bridge”