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Another Dud Decision on Transport
Posted on 29th June 2017

The NSW Government recently announced its decision to privatise the bus services in Glebe and Forest Lodge. The concern is that privatising bus routes will mean a decline in services.  Read more »

Cycleways in Glebe – Not Satisfactory: What Happens Now?
Posted on 24th February 2017

The cycleways in Glebe and Forest Lodge are not satisfactory. The ones we have are disjointed and often put cyclists onto our busiest streets, where the risk of injury is a major concern.  Read more »

WestConnex Revamp: Camperdown Traffic Portals Abandoned
Posted on 1st December 2016

WestConnex has announced a revamp of the proposed M4-M5 Link.  Read more »

No WestCONnex Portals Please!
Posted on 28th October 2016

Over 250 Glebe and Forest Lodge residents attended a ‘Stop WestConnex’ meeting on Monday 24 October at Glebe Town Hall which was organised by the Coalition of Glebe Groups.  Read more »

Transport and Traffic Subcommittee Annual Report 2015 – 2016

Transport and Traffic Subcommittee Annual Report 2015 – 2016
Posted on 29th July 2016

Transport and Traffic matters were again dominated this year by the WestConnex project.
The Glebe Society was also involved in opposing a series of changes proposed by IPART to the fares structure for NSW public transport, including a suggested increase of the daily fares for seniors from the current $2.50 a day maximum to $9 a day maximum.   Read more »

Stop WestCONnex Glebe-Forest Lodge
Posted on 29th July 2016

A very successful public meeting was held in Glebe Town Hall on 20 June. A panel of experts focused on providing information. They covered governance, transport, geology, health and the City of Sydney’s opposition to WestConnex.  Read more »

Built Environment 2037
Posted on 5th July 2016

A very well attended public meeting unanimously passed a resolution calling on the State Government to immediately cease all work and all contract negotiations on WestConnex until the findings of the Australian National Audit Office which is now investigating the project are announced.  Read more »

Opposition to WestConnex Heats Up
Posted on 12th June 2016

WestConnex recently released its plans for the Glebe/Forest Lodge sections of the WestConnex project. These involve road tunnels running beneath our suburb, with spaghetti junction interchanges centered around the Rozelle goods yards and on Parramatta Road in Camperdown.  Read more »

WestCONnex – Road Tunnels under Glebe – Public Meetings
Posted on 3rd May 2016

WestConnex recently released its plans for the Glebe section of the WestConnex project. This involves road tunnels running underneath our suburb and spaghetti junction interchanges centred around the Rozelle goods yards and on Parramatta Rd near Missenden Rd in Camperdown.  Read more »

The Past and Future Trams of Glebe
Posted on 29th March 2016

Steam trams ran from 1882 to Cook St, Glebe; with a small extension to Pendrill/Leichhardt Sts in 1896. Horse buses were more widespread, from Millers Point to Lyndhurst and to Forest Lodge. Electric trams ran from 1900.  Read more »

Transport and Traffic Subcommittee Annual Report 2014 -2015

Transport and Traffic Subcommittee Annual Report 2014 -2015
Posted on 29th August 2015

Transport and traffic matters this year were dominated by the WestConnex project, the $15 billion road and tunnel tollway announced by the State Government back in 2012 which is now being constructed.  Read more »

An Inner West Transport Solution?
Posted on 28th March 2015

The inner West faces worsening traffic congestion with redevelopment of the Bays Area and Plans for WestConnex to feed vehicles onto the Anzac Bridge and Victoria Rd.
Yet there is a simple, low-cost way to reduce congestion in our neighbourhood: re-open Glebe Island Bridge as a level, broad, safe pedestrian link between Rozelle and Pyrmont.  Read more »

No WestConnex!
Posted on 14th March 2015

There is growing community opposition to the WestConnex road project which is fast becoming an issue in the run up to the State Government elections due on 28 March.   Read more »

Transport and Traffic Sub-Committee Terms of Reference 2013-14

Transport and Traffic Sub-Committee Terms of Reference 2013-14
Posted on 11th May 2014

Click here to view the Terms of Reference 2013-14 for the Transport and Traffic Sub-Committee.  Read more »

Draft Neighbourhood Parking Policy, and our Submission
Posted on 4th July 2013

Residents are invited to have their say regarding the discussion paper for the Development of Neighbourhood Parking Policy. The aim is to standardise the policy across the LGA and remove discrepancies and illegal activity. It is important to remember that will be an increase of traffic in the near future. Whilst Glebe/Forest Lodge has not had the pressures that other villages have experienced, there will be changes. Of paramount importance is to preserve parking for local residents.  Read more »