The WSPTU is an apolitical, independent umbrella group made up from Western Sydney public transport consumers. It includes representatives of local groups and individuals working on public transport issues in Western Sydney.
At the February WSPTU Policy Forum we met with members of Ecotransit. They outlined their concerns about the current plan to make the North West Rail Link (NWRL) tunnels smaller than the ‘standard loading gauge’.
Vikki Campion (Urban Affairs reporter for the Daily Telegraph) has an article in Saturday’s newspaper (2/2/13)
Ben Keneally (Mayor of the City of Botany) wants Sydney to plan for a second airport; in the article he personally states “he cannot see why it’s not Badgerys Creek. The site has been zoned, it’s close to people, it will mean jobs, and it will mean convenience for both businesses and holiday makers”.
So we’re off to the Polls… 2nd July 2016..the big day… Below is an extract what I wrote back before the last Federal Election. Sadly, it still rings true today!
What does this election mean to you?
I know what it means to me, I say with a sigh…. heaps and heaps of Political Ads, Flyers and brochures and off course Social Media…
We have trains (not enough according to locals)!
We have heaps of cars (too many if you ask most people)!
The question is do we need an Airport?
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