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On the road
to a transport
solution
With hundreds of buses, trains and ferries converging
on Woollahra each day you’d be forgiven for thinking
we’re in public transport heaven.
But a Village Voice snapshot this month has re-
vealed that while some residents are spoilt for choice,
others have been left stranded.
Buses jam our major roads but a lack of services
forces outlying residents into their cars for a lengthy
commute. With roads gridlocked and buses filled, our
waterways could be the key to solving our transport
woes. But a small, under-resourced fleet is struggling
to meet the demands of peak-hour commuters.
Meanwhile, cyclists and pedestrians jostle for
space and community transport stretches to meet a
surge in demand.
Experts say dedicated bus lanes would ease pres-
sure on the roads, but would that leave car users Biologist uncovers desert animals with a lust for life
sidelined and businesses destroyed. And after years Woollahra biologist Chris Dickman has been travelling to Central Australia every winter
of lobbying to the NSW Government, there no solu-
tions on the horizon.
since 1989 to study the habits of desert critters and has discovered a spicey side of life
This month, the Village Voice has asked experts, among the sand. Full story page 14. Photo by Lauren Farrow.
stakeholders and locals what needs to be done to
SEND your news and photo stories to editor@villagevoice.com.au
start fixing transport woes right now.
Join the fight on pages 4-9. FIND your local classifieds on page 43 or at www.villagevoice.com.au

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