A grand bargain

We know that lowering vehicle speeds on residential streets increases safety, reduces traffic, and that low traffic neighbourhoods encourage more people to walk and bike. We know that raising vehicles speeds on motorways will attract drivers from local roads to motorways, may encourage more travel by motorway (and maybe overall), but will increase safety riskContinue reading “A grand bargain”

The catchment area drawn up for the brand new Inner Sydney High School excludes locals

I’m a local parent of two children in Redfern, and I’m concerned about the catchment area drawn up for the new Inner Sydney High School. The Government has announced that kids from areas as far away as Double Bay and Woollahra are in the catchment area of the new school on Cleveland Street, yet children whoContinue reading “The catchment area drawn up for the brand new Inner Sydney High School excludes locals”

Managing our roads for better places

The Roads and Maritime Services (RMS) is now planning and building links to form a network of connected motorways in Sydney. In about ten years Sydney will have motorways connecting Sydney – north, south, east, west – providing fast and easy driving for longer trips around Sydney. The individual network projects have all claimed benefitsContinue reading “Managing our roads for better places”