From Rapid Transit and Light Rail to Trains and Trams: Exploring Sydney, Australia’s Expansive Public Transit Initiatives: Part Two: Sydney's Light Rail Expansion

Delegates from the Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE) met with staff of Transport for New South Wales to discuss Sydney's light rail system. A modern light rail system with line expansions are part of Sydney's long term master plan. Issues facing the city including travel time, a confusing bus network, traffic congestion, and lack of system capacity to support growth. Light rail line expansion is expected to address these issues and improve active transportation, with financing to be provided through a public private partnership.


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  • Accession Number: 01598109
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Apr 7 2016 9:48PM