Government eyes two-stage opening to flagship Metro amid rising costs

Government eyes two-stage opening to flagship Metro amid rising costs

Escalating costs and construction delays have forced the NSW government to consider staging the opening of the Metro rail line.

  • byTom Rabe

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Free public transport for Ukrainian refugees starting afresh in Sydney

Free public transport for Ukrainian refugees starting afresh in Sydney

More than 250 Opal cards loaded with $200 credit will be offered to Ukrainian refugees beginning new lives in NSW after fleeing the Russian invasion.

  • byTom Rabe
‘We’d be nuts not to’:Stokes wants budget to fix ‘awful’ Circular Quay
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‘We’d be nuts not to’:Stokes wants budget to fix ‘awful’ Circular Quay

The precinct has long been regarded as below its potential,but money is pouring in - with more on the way.

  • byMichael Koziol
This Sydney suburb is a ‘perfect place to live’. So why do people want to move out?

This Sydney suburb is a ‘perfect place to live’. So why do people want to move out?

Frustrated residents say Wentworth Point is a case study for what happens in Sydney when infrastructure does not keep pace with rapid development.

  • byNatassia Chrysanthos
Plans unveiled for ‘strategic cycle corridors’ across eastern Sydney

Plans unveiled for ‘strategic cycle corridors’ across eastern Sydney

A draft blueprint envisages 30 strategic cycleway corridors totalling about 250 kilometres in the city’s east.

  • byMatt O'Sullivan
Liberals at odds over funding for Parramatta light rail extension

Liberals at odds over funding for Parramatta light rail extension

A NSW Liberal minister has warned that the federal government’s reluctance to fund a transport project could jeopardise two key federal seats.

  • byMatt O'Sullivan andTom Rabe
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Sydney’s worst roundabout gets $100m upgrade,work won’t start for three years

Sydney’s worst roundabout gets $100m upgrade,work won’t start for three years

After considering 12 options,transport officials have chosen what is known as a “diverging diamond interchange” for the upgrade.

  • byMatt O'Sullivan
Free fares spark surge in Sydney public transport demand during day

Free fares spark surge in Sydney public transport demand during day

New figures suggest more people are ditching their cars to ride on trains,light rail and ferries during the 12-day free travel period.

  • byMatt O'Sullivan
‘King’s ransom’ paid for secret review of Sydney’s mega rail projects
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‘King’s ransom’ paid for secret review of Sydney’s mega rail projects

External consultants were paid almost $1.1 million for eight weeks’ work on a review of Sydney Metro,internal documents reveal.

  • byMatt O'Sullivan
Commuters didn’t stand a ghost of a chance
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Commuters didn’t stand a ghost of a chance

No wonder COVID has occasioned a drain on spirits.

Ferries full,services cancelled as free public transport hits Easter weekend

Ferries full,services cancelled as free public transport hits Easter weekend

Sydney Ferries urged travellers to “consider alternative travel options” as services were cancelled due to staff shortages on Saturday.

  • bySally Rawsthorne andLaura Chung