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Update on Glebe Island Bridge and Bays West Place Strategy
Posted on 8th April 2021

It was with some surprise and also joy that we learned from the Minister for Planning, Rob Stokes, of his plan for White Bay, which also including a plan to open the Glebe Island Bridge to pedestrians and cyclists.  Read more »

Glebe Island Bridge has a website!

New website highlights the past and potential of this wonderful asset, sadly now falling into greater and greater disrepair. The Society wants to see it restored and put into use as an attractive green pedestrian and cycleway linking Rozelle and Pyrmont.  Read more »



Posts about Transport and Traffic

370 bus route change – Have your say!
Posted on 4th June 2021

Transport NSW plans to shorten the 370 bus route meaning that Glebe residents will no longer be able to get a single bus to the eastern suburbs and Coogee. The 370 would end at Sydney University and a new bus route would run from Sydney University through Glebe, to and from Leichhardt.   Read more »

Updates on Bridge Rd Pop-Up Cycleway
Posted on 17th April 2021

Transport for NSW’s survey about the Bridge Road cycleway left much to be desired.  Read more »

A missing transport link – let’s protest!
Posted on 8th April 2021

City buses from Glebe do not stop at the existing bus stop that’s key to accessing important services and transport infrastructure. Instead, passengers must alight at stops nearly ½ km away. What needs to be done.  Read more »

Fire in the Control Cabin on Glebe Island Bridge, 1983
Posted on 8th April 2021

According to NSW Transport’s archives (https://historicalarchive.transport.nsw.gov.au/), a fire irreparably damaged the control cabin of the Glebe Island Bridge, necessitating its complete rebuild and technology upgrade.  Read more »

Update on Bridge Rd ‘pop-up’ cycleway
Posted on 27th February 2021

The COVID-19 legislation that enabled the introduction of a ‘pop-up’ cycleway on both sides of Bridge Rd Glebe/Forest Lodge terminates on 25 March 2021. A decision will be made within 8 weeks of this date to either remove it or establish it on a permanent basis.  Read more »

More disappointment on Glebe-City bus routes
Posted on 1st January 2021

Bus route changes disadvantage people with mobility impairments trying to get into the city.  Read more »

Update on Bridge Rd cycleway: Council and State Government drag their feet on serious safety concerns
Posted on 29th December 2020

The cycleway remains dangerous and neither the City nor the State Government has explained how and when the problems will be addressed.   Read more »

Glebe’s tram ‘sign’
Posted on 21st October 2020

A little snippet  Read more »

Bridge Road pop-up cycleway
Posted on 15th October 2020

The Glebe Society is serious about cycling but serious safety risks with the cycleway have become apparent. A comprehensive article on the issues and what needs to happen.  Read more »

Letter to the editor on the pop-up cycleway
Posted on 15th October 2020

From a family that has lived on Bridge Rd Glebe (near Clare St) for five generations  Read more »

How the Blackwattle Bay Precinct and Fish Market Developments intend to deal with increased traffic and transport needs
Posted on 3rd September 2020

Infrastructure NSW has released the Traffic and Transport Strategy proposed for the new Fish Market and Blackwattle Bay Developments. This article summarises what is proposed and what it might mean for Glebe/Forest Lodge  Read more »

Bridge Rd pop-up cycleway
Posted on 3rd September 2020

The City and Transport for NSW have installed new cycleways using barriers, line markings and lane dividers, with the first locations including Pyrmont Bridge Rd, Glebe. But there are serious questions about its implementation.  Read more »

Carriers of Glebe and Forest Lodge – Meloys
Posted on 3rd September 2020

The first in an occasional series about the families behind the carriers of Glebe and Forest Lodge  Read more »

Bob Connolly remembers local opposition to the Hereford Lodge YHA
Posted on 1st September 2020

Bob Connolly was living across the road from the Hereford Lodge YHA in the early 1990s. Our editor interviewed him about action taken by a group of locals to address the problems arising from a large YHA in a residential street:  Read more »