A balanced view of the new light rail from Crikey.com
I’ve been working with the Arup/Hassell/Aurecon team and the NSW Govt, leading the urban design of the project. More details here http://www.hassellstudio.com/en/cms-news/hassell-to-design-sydneys-light-rail-future
I’ve been lucky to be leading a part of this grand project, finally announced today by the NSW Govt. A big day for Sydney’s future. The plan includes removing cars from George Street and relocating all those damned buses. A new civic street is born….
Induction for public transport is a rapidly developing technology – which is already being commercially developed in Europe.
Already a less attractive element of light rail systems, the removal of overhead wires also removes a serious electrical hazard, makes streets more attractive, and lessens the impact of new systems to existing streets.
Article by Peter Newman, Garry Glazebrook and Jeff Kenworthy of light and heavy rail growth
The swiss are so cool.