"If we design cities and regions for cars, they fail for everyone, including drivers"
We found this snippet of an interview with leading urban planner Brent Toderian online. In just a few minutes, he explains why building new roads like WestCONnex fail to solve congestion - and what cities and suburbs can do instead.Read more
5.0 Objection to the corruption of planning process
WAG objects the corruption of proper planning processes that characterises WestConnex, including the New M5.Read more
16.0 Objection to local impacts not covered in other sections
Kingsgrove Beverly Hills
The impacts on Kingsgrove and Beverly Hills are of grave concern to WAG. Attacks by the government on the WAG group are designed to hide from the residents of South West Sydney the impacts on their communities. We are concerned, for example, about the residents of Stoney Creek Road who have never been properly consulted or informed about the increase traffic and pollution, they will face as a result of the New M5. Details of information about increased traffic should have been explicitly communicated to them in a range of appropriate community languages.Read more
Over 9,000 New M5 EIS submissions - THANK YOU!
From everyone here at WestCONnex Action Group, we just want to say THANK YOU for your support during the New M5 environmental impact statement (EIS) submissions period.Read more
COMMUNITY UNITES TO STOP WESTCONNEX AS NEW M5 OBJECTIONS FLOOD IN
MORE than 9,000 submissions objecting to the WestCONnex New M5 environmental impact statement (EIS) were sent in to the NSW Department of Planning and Environment by last night’s midnight deadline.Read more
Stop WestCONnex WAG Edgeware/Enmore meeting
Live tweets from the meeting held at Newtown Neighbourhood Centre to stop WestCONnex. Speakers included Dr Michelle Zeibots, Prof Wendy Bacon, Cllrs Chris Woods and Sylvie Ellsmore, and Jenny Leong MP.
MEDIA ALERT: STOP WESTCONNEX EDGEWARE ROAD / ENMORE PUBLIC MEETING
Up to 200 people are expected to attend a public meeting organised by the Edgeware/Enmore branch of the WestCONnex Action Group (WAG) at the Newtown Neighbourhood Centre tomorrow night.Read more