No matter who wins the election, the task of tackling clogged roads and Sydney’s tolling mess will be immenseGet our morning and afternoon news emails, free app or daily news podcastSydney has been treated to a boom in public transport and road construction over the past decade, but the so far timid transport policies of the New South Wales election raise concerns the foot is coming off the accelerator.
The main policy differences to emerge between the Coalition and Labor surround how each side plans to expand the metro network westwards, Band-Aid solutions to address the cost of commuting through Sydney’s tolling mess and support for a contentious tunnel.
The Perrottet government will push ahead with business cases for four lines to link up with the future western Sydney airport.
Author / Journalist: Elias Visontay Transport and urban affairs reporter
Category: Nation Politics
Topics: Liberal party New South Wales politics Australia news Transport NSW election 2023 Labor party Sydney Australian politics
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News Source URL: theguardian.com
Readership Location: United Kingdom
Published Date: 2023-03-18, 19:00:20
News Timezone: GMT +8:00
Original Article Length: 973 words
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News ID: 1014867