Wednesday, 21 July 2010

Parramatta.Metrobuses for the city

Five of the eight new Metrobus services announced by the government will focus on moving passengers to and from Parramatta seven days a week, with a 10 minute frequency during peak periods, every 15 minutes during the weekday off-peak, and 20 minutes in the evening and on weekends. The services are between Parramatta and Sydney CBD via West Ryde, between Parramatta and Macquarie via Epping, between Parramatta and Hornsby via Baulkham Hills, between Hurstville and Parramatta via Bankstown, and between Sutherland and Parramatta via Bankstown. The first of the new routes, from Parramatta to the city via Victoria Road, would begin on August 8 providing 40,000 extra “passenger spaces” a week. Minister for Western Sydney, David Borger, said the expanded Metrobus network will provide important links between major residential and employment centres. Metrobus services are pre-pay only bus services and requires commuters to purchase a ticket before boarding the bus.


Rhodes. Application for 583 apartments

An application by Meriton Apartments is on public exhibition for the construction of a residential development comprising four buildings, ranging in height from four storeys to 25 storeys, comprising 583 apartments, at Rhodes. The project includes a childcare centre, private gym and swimming pool facilities and landscaped public open space. Approval is also sought for strata subdivision. Basement parking is available for 694 vehicles.


Sydney Olympic Park. New building for sale

Expressions of interest have been called for a six-storey building, with 6610 square metres of office space NLA, in Sydney Olympic Park. The building, completed in January this year is fully leased. Tenants include Fujitsu, Watpac and the Sydney Olympic Park Authority. The building has 121 car spaces.