Ripped up College St cycleway to be rebuilt again

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Ripped up College St cycleway to be rebuilt again

Postby g-boaf » Thu Oct 07, 2021 11:09 am

https://www.smh.com.au/national/nsw/inn ... 58x2o.html

So they build a cycleway, then the government rips it up, then another one is proposed and cancelled and now the ripped up cycleway is going to be rebuilt again? :roll:

Complete madness - double handling. Little wonder nothing ever happens in this space.

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Re: Ripped up College St cycleway to be rebuilt again

Postby Thoglette » Thu Oct 07, 2021 11:43 am

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Re: Ripped up College St cycleway to be rebuilt again

Postby g-boaf » Sun Oct 10, 2021 12:15 pm

And a proposed Eastern Suburbs cycleway is delayed by COVID:

https://www.smh.com.au/national/nsw/sno ... 58yaw.html

More like a ploy to prevent building it totally. If they were given money to build it, then they must be held to account. If they don’t deliver, then the council heads should face disciplinary action.

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Re: Ripped up College St cycleway to be rebuilt again

Postby find_bruce » Tue Aug 02, 2022 11:58 am

Rode along College St this morning & the first block of the Duncan Gay memorial bike path is almost complete
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Re: Ripped up College St cycleway to be rebuilt again

Postby brumby33 » Tue Aug 02, 2022 12:54 pm

find_bruce wrote:
Tue Aug 02, 2022 11:58 am
Rode along College St this morning & the first block of the Duncan Gay memorial bike path is almost complete
Jeezus.....hope they don't name it "Duncan Gay Memorial" that would be a stinker considering that asshat ripped the original up in the first place.
Who is responsible for which roads? If the SCC is then how can the State gove can come in to destroy a council project ? Whats the point then to have a City Council.

As much as i detested Andrew Constance for the privatisation of Sydney's bus services, at least he was somewhat in favour of cycling routes in the City.
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Re: Ripped up College St cycleway to be rebuilt again

Postby trailgumby » Tue Aug 02, 2022 2:59 pm

brumby33 wrote:
Tue Aug 02, 2022 12:54 pm
find_bruce wrote:
Tue Aug 02, 2022 11:58 am
Rode along College St this morning & the first block of the Duncan Gay memorial bike path is almost complete
Jeezus.....hope they don't name it "Duncan Gay Memorial" that would be a stinker considering that asshat ripped the original up in the first place.

I hope they do! I think it would be perfect, in the middle finger kind of way.

Kind of like naming your pet alligator Fluffy - because he isn't.

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Re: Ripped up College St cycleway to be rebuilt again

Postby find_bruce » Tue Aug 02, 2022 6:29 pm

We're in complete agreement brumby - as trailgumby suggests I was intending as a middle finger salute - he's not dead but at least his political career is
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Re: Ripped up College St cycleway to be rebuilt again

Postby mikesbytes » Fri Jun 30, 2023 9:57 pm

If the R-1 rule is broken, what happens to N+1?

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Re: Ripped up College St cycleway to be rebuilt again

Postby Thoglette » Sat Jul 01, 2023 4:25 pm

mikesbytes wrote:
Fri Jun 30, 2023 9:57 pm
13 minutes? Can someone summarise it in under 200 words and save me (and everyone following) 12 minutes and 45 seconds?
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Re: Ripped up College St cycleway to be rebuilt again

Postby g-boaf » Sun Aug 06, 2023 7:17 am

I didn’t watch but probably it goes 85% of the way then stops at a crucial point like they usually do. :roll:

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Re: Ripped up College St cycleway to be rebuilt again

Postby elantra » Sun Aug 06, 2023 9:29 am

g-boaf wrote:
Sun Aug 06, 2023 7:17 am
I didn’t watch but probably it goes 85% of the way then stops at a crucial point like they usually do. :roll:
Interesting little video.
Not overly familiar with Sydney, but getting bicycle infrastructure done correctly is usually a struggle in most places in Australia (from what I have seen)

Videos such as this are a start in the right direction I think

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Re: Ripped up College St cycleway to be rebuilt again

Postby mikesbytes » Sun Aug 06, 2023 6:45 pm

g-boaf wrote:
Sun Aug 06, 2023 7:17 am
I didn’t watch but probably it goes 85% of the way then stops at a crucial point like they usually do. :roll:
85% would be a good result in Sydney
If the R-1 rule is broken, what happens to N+1?

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Re: Ripped up College St cycleway to be rebuilt again

Postby g-boaf » Sun Aug 06, 2023 7:47 pm

mikesbytes wrote:
Sun Aug 06, 2023 6:45 pm
g-boaf wrote:
Sun Aug 06, 2023 7:17 am
I didn’t watch but probably it goes 85% of the way then stops at a crucial point like they usually do. :roll:
85% would be a good result in Sydney
Hmm, okay, I thought I was being quite critical with that comment. :o Evidently my expectations weren't low enough. :oops:

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Re: Ripped up College St cycleway to be rebuilt again

Postby mikesbytes » Mon Aug 07, 2023 3:59 pm

g-boaf wrote:
Sun Aug 06, 2023 7:47 pm
mikesbytes wrote:
Sun Aug 06, 2023 6:45 pm
g-boaf wrote:
Sun Aug 06, 2023 7:17 am
I didn’t watch but probably it goes 85% of the way then stops at a crucial point like they usually do. :roll:
85% would be a good result in Sydney
Hmm, okay, I thought I was being quite critical with that comment. :o Evidently my expectations weren't low enough. :oops:
Your comment was spot on but Sydney is even worse :(

I think the replaced College st cycleway goes at least as far as the one that got ripped up
If the R-1 rule is broken, what happens to N+1?

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Re: Ripped up College St cycleway to be rebuilt again

Postby splash_dad » Thu Aug 10, 2023 9:32 am

Basically runs the length of Hyde Park joining Oxford St and Macquarie St. That then joins King St which gets you to Pitt St and down to Circular Quay all on a cycleway.

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