Road Safety Joint Select Committee

The Joint Select Committee on Road Safety, the second of the 46th Parliament, was established by a resolution of appointment that was passed by the House of Representatives on 25 February 2021 and the Senate on 15 March 2021. It follows the previous Joint Select Committee on Road Safety, which tabled its final report on 30Continue reading “Road Safety Joint Select Committee”

Erskineville Station Southern Entrance

Dear Lord Mayor, 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. The proposed southern entrance at Erskineville Station provides another opportunity toContinue reading “Erskineville Station Southern Entrance”

Submission: Reducing trauma on local roads in NSW

NSW Parliamentary Inquiry: Reducing trauma on local roads in NSW (due 3 Feb). WalkSydney is a community advocacy group for pedestrians and we want to see real and immediate action to make walking safer, easier and more pleasant. In 2018 the Inquiry into the National Road Safety Strategy made 12 recommendations to improve road safetyContinue reading “Submission: Reducing trauma on local roads in NSW”

Submission – Alexandria to Moore Park Connector

(Note this submission extends, updates, and adapts a previous WalkSydney post) WalkSydney is pleased to make a submission on the Alexandria to Moore Park Connector. 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 walkContinue reading “Submission – Alexandria to Moore Park Connector”

Submission: Fish Market

WalkSydney is pleased to make a submission on the Sydney Fish Market – Concept and Stage 1. WalkSydney is a community group advocating for walking and better streets and walking networks. Streets provide places for important social and economic engagement as well as infrastructure for walking. WalkSydney wants to see bold coordinated action to makeContinue reading “Submission: Fish Market”

Submission: ​Clovelly Road Masterplan

WalkSydney is pleased to make a submission on the ​Clovelly Road Masterplan. 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. Clovelly RdContinue reading “Submission: ​Clovelly Road Masterplan”

Submission: Hoxton Park Road project connecting Liverpool CBD and Western Sydney International Airport October 2019 

WalkSydney is a community group advocating for walking and better streets. Streets provide places for important social and economic engagement as well as infrastructure for walking and WalkSydney wants to see bold coordinated action to make walking in Sydney safer, easier and more pleasant.  The Western City Deal is intended to transform Western Sydney andContinue reading “Submission: Hoxton Park Road project connecting Liverpool CBD and Western Sydney International Airport October 2019 “

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”

Sydney 2050: Make Sydney the best city in the world for walking

Below is WalkSydney’s submission for Sydney 2050: WalkSydney is a community group advocating for walking. As Sydney’s population grows we want people to be able to walk easily to schools, public transport, local shops and services and shared transport choices. Streets and other spaces provide important social and economic engagement as well as infrastructure forContinue reading “Sydney 2050: Make Sydney the best city in the world for walking”

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”