Tag Archives: SWRL

Counting the cost of the Sydney Metro

The latest warning over the impacts of the Sydney Metro currently under construction on the rest of the city’s rail network doesn’t say anything particularly new. What makes it special however is that it was written not by committed lobby … Continue reading

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Taking the train downtown – how four Australasian cities are embracing CBD rail

First, an apology. A number of technical and other issues made it very difficult to post to this blog when I was travelling overseas and some of these issues have also complicated the resumption of regular The Strategic Week posts … Continue reading

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The Strategic Week (no. 8, Thursday 11 February 2016) – the week in governance, planning, infrastructure and transport

Governance Federal opposition calls for Cities Minister replacement Federal Shadow Minister for Infrastructure and Transport, Cities and Tourism Anthony Albanese has called on the Prime Minister to appoint a new Minister for Cities to replace Jamie Briggs who resigned recently (see TSW4). Mr … Continue reading

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Another Sydney transport travesty as rail promise shunted

Today’s announcement that Federal Government funding earmarked for the Parramatta-Epping rail link in Sydney’s west has been shifted to a fund for projects not to be built until after 2019 should come as no great surprise, but it is still … Continue reading

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