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‘Barely on their radar’: Motorcyclists fume over lack of parking in Sydney CBD

‘Barely on their radar’: Motorcyclists fume over lack of parking in Sydney CBD

North Sydney Council is seeking to increase parking spaces for motorcycles and scooters, but it is a different story on the other side of Sydney Harbour.

  • by Andrew Taylor

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Calls to reform NSW road safety fund as black spot spending declines

Calls to reform NSW road safety fund as black spot spending declines

Government spending from the Road Safety Fund on ‘black spot’ programs has halved in five years, prompting calls to reform the scheme, which is also spending millions on sporting partnerships and police wages.

  • by Tom Rabe
Blast plans dumped for final stretch of WestConnex construction

Blast plans dumped for final stretch of WestConnex construction

The contractor tested the use of explosives to excavate parts of the underground M4-M5 Link from Haberfield to St Peters, which would have affected thousands of inner Sydney homes.

  • by Megan Gorrey
‘Win-win’: Drop in speed limit on one of Sydney’s most congested roads

‘Win-win’: Drop in speed limit on one of Sydney’s most congested roads

Cleveland Street is being reduced to 40km/h, partly to make it safer for cyclists following the death of a food delivery rider hit by a truck.

  • by Angus Thompson
‘Our kids play school sports nearby’: Locals fear contamination from new tunnel

‘Our kids play school sports nearby’: Locals fear contamination from new tunnel

Community groups are concerned about the environmental impact of a tunnel under Middle Harbour, as the NSW government maintains it will be built according to strict conditions.

  • by Andrew Taylor
The speed camera so successful they stopped issuing fines

The speed camera so successful they stopped issuing fines

In September alone, the cameras at the corner of Oxford and Crown streets in Darlinghurst snagged more than 300 motorists a day, raking in $1.5 million in fines.

  • by Michael Koziol
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Sydney toll road profits grow despite pandemic as public transport usage dropped

Sydney toll road profits grow despite pandemic as public transport usage dropped

Sydney’s public transport patronage remains 43 per cent lower than February 2020, but road traffic is sitting at 98 per cent of pre-coronavirus levels.

  • by Tom Rabe
‘Traffic nightmare’: How a single boat can paralyse one of Sydney’s busiest roads

‘Traffic nightmare’: How a single boat can paralyse one of Sydney’s busiest roads

Motorists and public transport users using one of Sydney’s busiest roads are forced to wait six times a day for recreational sailors.

  • by Andrew Taylor
Child rushed to hospital after being struck by car in Hunters Hill

Child rushed to hospital after being struck by car in Hunters Hill

The boy, 8, was struck by a four-wheel drive vehicle on Blaxland Street in Hunters Hill just after 8am. He suffered head, facial and chest injuries.

  • by Natassia Chrysanthos
Beaches Link tunnel built on our old way of life
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Beaches Link tunnel built on our old way of life

Even before the COVID-19 pandemic, the planned multibillion-dollar Beaches Link tunnel under Middle Harbour was an outdated transport solution.

  • by Louise Williams
Road traffic almost back to pre-COVID levels as commuters shun public transport

Road traffic almost back to pre-COVID levels as commuters shun public transport

Patronage on buses, trains and ferries is down 44 per cent over the course of a year as COVID-wary commuters choose to drive to work instead.

  • by Andrew Taylor