On Monday May 16, City of Sydney Lord Mayor, Clover Moore issued the following Mayoral Minute which called the whole WestConnex project into question and revealed the Mayor's letter to Prime Minister Turnbull asking for an urgent independent assessment of the project stating that,
"An independent assessment would reveal what we all know to be true - that WestConnex simply does not make sense and is the result of Tony Abbott’s pro-road ideology. This is most clearly demonstrated by the fact that WestConnex has
never been adequately assessed against public transport and demand management alternatives to meeting Sydney’s future growth and transport needs."
This letter was also sent to the New South Wales government, state and federal opposition and the Greater Sydney Commission.Read more