City Conversations 2012 - The Big Decision – how to fix Sydney's transport

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City Conversations 2012 - The Big Decision – how to fix Sydney's transport

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City Conversations 2012
The Big Decision – how to fix Sydney’s transport

Sydney’s transport was listed in the bottom four in a recent survey of 27 global cities – only Los Angeles, Sao Paulo and Johannesburg are worse.

Why are we so far behind and what can be done to get our city back on track?

The City of Sydney has a plan for transport in our city which supports much of the NSW Government’s Draft Long Term Transport Master Plan.

The NSW Government is also considering proposals put forward by Infrastructure NSW, which include a tunnel for buses beneath George Street with just two stops and exhaust stacks.

The City’s plan would turn George Street into a pedestrian and public transport boulevard to replace buses with light rail, ease congestion and support business.

So what’s the right plan for our city?

Join Quentin Dempster for a debate between industry experts, retailers, landowners, leaders.

Panel Discussion

Professor Peter Newman
Curtin University Sustainability Policy (CUSP) Institute, Curtin University

Margy Osmond
CEO, Australian National Retailer’s Association

Tim Williams
CEO, Committee for Sydney

Justin Hemmes
CEO, Merivale

Amanda Tattersall
Director, Sydney Alliance

Trent Zimmerman
Deputy CEO and Director, Transport Policy, Tourism and Transport Forum

Tickets are FREE and ESSENTIAL and available from City Recital Hall Angel Place Box Office on 02 8256 2222 or cityrecitalhall.com

Visit sydney2030.com.au for a full update on our sustainability projects

Presented by the City of Sydney and The Sydney Morning Herald

Event Snapshot

When:

  • On Monday 19 November from 18.30 to 20.00

Where:

Lower Town Hall, Sydney Town Hall , 483 George Street Sydney 2000
Notes: Entrance via Druitt Street
Other Services:

Cost:

Free

More Info:

City Recital Hall Angel Place Box Office
02 8256 2222

How to get to this event:

Rail: Town Hall station
Bus: George, Druitt and York streets
Bike: Free u-rail pavement bike parking located on the Druitt Street side of the building

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Location

Lower Town Hall, Sydney Town Hall , 483 George Street Sydney 2000

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