COMMUNITY ACTION ALLIANCE FOR NSW (CAAN) …
They have been trotting out HSR since the 80’s and have spent lots $’s investigating, time and time again.
This time it’s not Very Fast. Just plain old Fast. Very Fast is too expensive. Hence the “Utopia” take on this!
Did you catch the news items last night about “Capture” (Value Capture) for Inland Cities along the way to pay for it? That is what John Alexander and his mates have been working on …
Cheap land they said … probably cheap because they will thieve it off farmers and other landholders …
Then up-zone for residential, and which-ever consortium of developers has a hand in it will make mega $’s.
Can you almost envision Transurban move into rail?
Did you see the so and so from the Committee for Sydney also spruiking?
PERHAPS if NSW INC had not wasted so much on compulsory acquisitions, toxic tunnels, stacks and toll roads, dinky Metro, the light fail and … we could have had faster rail – that which was investigated and a Report made back in 2013!