Community Values Survey

10,000 Friends have just completed a Community Values Survey on the communities' attitude to public transport, medium density housing and the NSW Government’s management of sustainability issues. This was a follow up survey of one undertaken in 2000 by the Warren Centre's Sustainable Transport for Sustainable Cities Project.  The results of this recent survey were released at the Sustainable Transport Summit held on 16th May 2006 in the Sydney Town Hall attended by 150 representatives of Members and the Community.

 

Peter Hilbig

14 July 2007 08:04 AM
This report gives a good idea of what people's perceptions are, but it also shows that they are not willing to give up their comforts to achieve a solution. Yes, most people feel that there is room for huge improvements in public transport, but that does not mean they would use it even if it was convenient. They just want to see everybody else using public transport so that they have the roads freed up for themselves. That may sound cynical, but rather it is a realistic interpretation of the varied responses to the survey questionnaire. I am no different. I drive my car around and suffer congestion and pollution in mindless silence. I will not move across to public transport, no matter how good it is, unless I am FORCED to do it by being lumbered with hugely increased costs. I don't want that to happen, but I see it as the only practical way forward.
 

Eddy Barnett

4 November 2007 05:37 PM
Peter
A large proportion of cars are travelling across Sydney and if these commuters could get there in half the time by Parrahub (in your search engine) then you could have less traffic on your short run
 

Eddy

5 February 2008 04:00 PM
Parrahub subway system would not only connect a polycentric Sydney but would do it at a viable cost due to small tunnels only costing 5% that of full size ones
 

Tommy

26 October 2011 02:18 PM
Wow, this is in every respect what I neeedd to know.
 

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