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A public presentation to the two P&C committees of schools impacted by the Western Harbour Tunnel & the Northern Beaches Link.

The presentation can be watched below and the slides are available as a PDF.

The presentation discusses the Sydney Metro assessments of two Dee Why to North Sydney metros that were part of the previous plans.

Figure 3 – Proposed staging plan.

The proposed metros would have reduced traffic in Sydney (despite the pro-road bias of the model).

Figure 4.24 Change in Vehicle Kilometres Travelled (VKT)

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‘Mathew Hounsell talks about the $41 billion cost of the current set of roads, and the induced demand effect – build more roads and more cars will come. He unraveled the lack of business case for the roads and highlighted their inefficiencies. The proposed train based solutions to the Northern Beaches would be cheaper, carry more people, and not congest the roads with more traffic.

Also touches on how the filtration issue is used to divide and conquer groups who object to motorways.’

Stop The Tunnels
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