“So I hope it gives Moorpark Road residents a little bit of peace of mind,” she said. “I understand that many people who live on Moorpark Road are still very upset about the bike path.”
pop-up bike path Installed on Moore Park Road in 2020 118 parking spaces have been removed under COVID-19 emergency powers. Residents complain that the cycle paths reduce comfort and safety and reduce access to their homes from the road.
A spokeswoman for Mr Halen said he had promised to resume talks on the planned Oxford Street cycle path to ensure it was properly conducted.
Independent City Councilor Yvonne Weldon, who voted against maintaining a cycle path along Moorpark Road, said it was embarrassing for the City of Sydney to agree to a pop-up cycle path. “It’s only a matter of time before a serious accident happens,” she says.
Labor MP Linda Scott, who voted to keep the cycleway for another three years, said it would be in the public interest for the state government and city council to work together to build a quality cycleway on Oxford Street.
“Communities have been waiting for years under the former Liberal government and should hurry to get the long-awaited critical cycling infrastructure in place,” she said.
Transport for NSW has announced it will resume consultations with communities, local businesses and council on the proposed Oxford Street East Bike Path to help develop the project’s concept design and final business case.
The company expects a project plan and environmental review to be released later this year, but declined to say when construction would begin or how much it would cost.
In March 2021, the then-Morrison administration pledged to finance half of the cost of the Oxford Street East cycle path.
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https://www.brisbanetimes.com.au/national/nsw/controversial-sydney-cycleway-to-stay-for-extra-three-years-due-to-oxford-street-delays-20230516-p5d8oc.html?ref=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_source=rss_national Oxford Street bike path to stay in place for 3 more years due to delay