The rationale of the Bus Priority Program is flawed: There are more equitable ways to improve bus efficiency than making buses harder to catch, particularly for vulnerable members of our community who depend on public transport.Read more
Labor MP’s Sophie Cotsis (Canterbury) and Jo Haylen (Summer Hill) have written to NSW State Government ministers responsible for transport and roads, asking for an extension to the deadline for consultation on the “Bus rationalisation program.”Read more
The Government plans to remove dozens of bus stops on key routes in the Inner West, including stops close to schools, childcare centres and nursing homes.Read more
Member for Summer Hill, Jo Haylen, is demanding the NSW Transport Minister abandon plans to remove bus stops along key routes servicing the Inner West.Read more
Projects delayed include sorely needed upgrades to Lewisham, Petersham and Dulwich Hill stations. Plans for commuter parking at Summer Hill and Marrickville stations are also delayed.Read more
Jo Haylen, Member for Summer Hill, welcomed today’s decision by the Baird Government to backflip on its controversial decision to force cyclists to carry identification.Read more
Jo Haylen, Member for Summer Hill, today raised concerns about the Greater Sydney Commission’s plans for the inner west.
The Commission released its draft plans for Sydney earlier today, indicating rapid increases in density across the South, West and Inner West of Sydney, with few details on community infrastructure including schools and open spaces.
The plans are open for community feedback until March 2017.Read more
The strategy relies on Westconnex taking cars off Parramatta Road but it’s only the Government that thinks Westconnex will work.Read more
We have an absurd situation where travelling by bus is now more expensive, despite being less reliable. Public transport is a basic right and making it more expensive will hit vulnerable people hardest.
Inner West commuters have voiced their frustration and anger with the Baird Government’s management of the bus network with over 2,660 complaints lodged in the last financial year by Summer Hill residents.Read more