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Sep 14

Sydney’s buses get digital ‘third eye’ view to prevent collisions

iTNews: “The NSW Government has unveiled plans to equip the 38 double-decker buses travelling on the B-Line with intelligent collision avoidance devices. The state government initially trialled the Mobileye technology on the CBD to Northern Beaches line back in February. Statistics from the NSW Centre for Road Safety show that 30 people were killed and 472 […] Read More »

Apr 18

B-Line bus battle erupts on Sydney’s northern beaches

Former Labor premier Barrie Unsworth has slammed the expected privatisation of the new bus corridor between the northern beaches and the CBD, calling the proposed B-Line bus service a “Trojan horse” for development. “We’ve had government bus services for as long as anyone can remember. We’re all happy with the operation of the buses now,” Mr Unsworth told Fairfax Media. […] Read More »

Sep 5

North Sydney route changes cause for concern from Monday

Only twelve months after a major overhaul of routes, more services face the chop. A number of bus routes from Sydney’s north will no longer extend to the CBD, forcing commuters to switch to other services earlier in their journeys to get to the city. Read More »

May 12

The ‘Hell 90’

The Daily Telegraph reports on the longest commute in Sydney – the L90. Read More »

Mar 9

Patients before Profits doorknocking

If you live on the Northern Beaches and are concerned that the new hospital will be built and run by a private corporation – then join nurses and midwives to door knock in Manly on Saturday 21 March. Read More »

Sep 19

Union win on travel time payments

Through a routine dispute over excess travel time payments for drivers on loan from North Sydney to the Northern Beaches, the RTBU discovered the Northern Beaches General Manger was not paying the drivers their correct entitlements. As a result, the RTBU demanded an audit on all depots across the network to see if this was […] Read More »