Wednesday, December 19, 2012

Why Is Parking At Hospitals So Expensive for Patients and Their Families?

These are the rates for parking at Liverpool Hospital and can't be changed because the carpark is 'contracted out' to a private company. Note that the top rate of $21 starts after only 2&1/2 hours. Westfield in Liverpool provides 2 hours free. Apparently it's more important to have free parking for shopping than for seeing people in Hospital.

Pushbike Hire Scheme in Brisbane

It's quite frustrating that the other cities in Australia are getting into these new programs which work toward improving active travel and public transport. This bike hire scheme is in Brisbane. Active travel can improve urban amenity, personal health and support improved public transport services.

Motorbike Parking In Sydney

There is a huge parking area for motorcycles in the Sydney CBD near the freeway over Darling Harbour in front of the Price Waterhouse Coopers building on Sussex St.

Free Bus For Cancer Patients from Central to RPA

There is a free bus for people undergoing cancer treatments at RPA who need to travel from Central. It leaves from the country train terminal near the taxi stand.

Thursday, December 13, 2012

NSW Long Term Transport Masterplan Released Today

The NSW Long Term Transport Masterplan was released today. Media reports are concentrating on the inclusion of light rail in the Sydney CBD, a second harbour rail crossing and the WestConnex road projects. You can see the plan for yourself by clicking here.