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Car drives into protest by climate activist group in Sydney CBD
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Car drives into protest by climate activist group in Sydney CBD

The Harbour Tunnel was earlier blocked by a member of the group Blockade Australia, while other CBD streets were obstructed during a morning of protest.

  • by Amelia McGuire

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Minister rejects calls to bring Brisbane overpass upgrade forward

Minister rejects calls to bring Brisbane overpass upgrade forward

Plans to upgrade a Carseldine overpass had already been brought forward to 2023 before it was damaged by a truck last week. Now a local MP wants the works to begin even sooner.

  • by Tony Moore
Make trucks electric to lift suburban curfews and ease congestion: Trucking industry
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Make trucks electric to lift suburban curfews and ease congestion: Trucking industry

The trucking industry is pushing for a plan to make delivery vehicles electric, which it says will allow suburban noise curfews to be lifted and companies to save money.

  • by Mike Foley
Transport chaos predicted for Sydney ahead of train strike

Transport chaos predicted for Sydney ahead of train strike

Sydney’s public transport network will be thrown into disarray on Wednesday with rail workers refusing to staff close to 70 per cent of the city’s trains amid an ongoing industrial dispute with the state government.

  • by Tom Rabe
Paris cuts speed limit to 30km/h to encourage walking and cycling

Paris cuts speed limit to 30km/h to encourage walking and cycling

There’s no more zipping past the Eiffel Tower or through the Latin Quarter without slowing down to soak in the sights after the speed limit across Paris was cut to 30km/h.

  • by Angela Charlton and Jeffrey Schaeffer
Driver trapped in Sydney CBD car and light rail collision

Driver trapped in Sydney CBD car and light rail collision

Emergency services worked to extract the driver for about 30 minutes and took him to St Vincent’s Hospital in a stable condition.

  • by Sarah McPhee and Laura Chung
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Commuter chaos after train breaks down at Redfern

Commuter chaos after train breaks down at Redfern

Sections of Sydney’s rail network have been thrown into chaos after a train broke down near Redfern station, causing services to be cancelled and others delayed.

  • by Tom Rabe
Commuters warned of train delays after truck brings down wires

Commuters warned of train delays after truck brings down wires

The truck hit overhead street wiring that fell into the rail corridor near Penshurst station causing extensive electrical damage to Sydney Trains wiring.

  • by Laura Chung
Working from home rebellion: commuters who don't want to return to the office

Working from home rebellion: commuters who don't want to return to the office

Many Sydneysiders have had little choice but to put up with a lengthy commute from an affordable suburb. Working from home during the pandemic has transformed that trade-off.

  • by Matt Wade and Anna Patty
'Like New Year's Eve': Queensland border reopens, some cars turned back

'Like New Year's Eve': Queensland border reopens, some cars turned back

Police are urging people to avoid crossing the border on Friday if they wanted to avoid congestion.

  • by Jocelyn Garcia
'Everyone is getting stuck on the motorway': More traffic delays at Queensland border

'Everyone is getting stuck on the motorway': More traffic delays at Queensland border

Traffic queues are building with 30-minute delays expected on Saturday as the new border declaration pass causes confusion.

  • by Jocelyn Garcia