Tag: transport

  • Get Your Shit Together UNSW: A Note From The Managing Editor On Public Transport “Safety”

    Get Your Shit Together UNSW: A Note From The Managing Editor On Public Transport “Safety”

    By Brittney Rigby, Managing Editor   When I began my tenure as Managing Editor, I subconsciously made the decision not to be “over-the-top” in asserting my opinions in Tharunka. Yes, I would write my editorial each issue (and those editorials may often be guided by personal experience and my own views), but beyond that, it…

  • Train Tracks 2.0

    Train Tracks 2.0

    Blake Griffiths

  • Enviro Collective to Push for Car Pooling

    Enviro Collective to Push for Car Pooling

    Whilst Australia has historically been slow to take up carpooling, the concept appears to be re-entering the green debate, possibly in light of rising petrol prices, traffic congestion, and the obvious environmental and health effects due to carbon emissions and degradation of air quality. “People are starting to face up to reality – this culture…

  • Ice Cream, Politics & Gossip Girl: Alcohol & Violence

    Ice Cream, Politics & Gossip Girl: Alcohol & Violence

    The tragic death of teenager Thomas Kelly earlier this month has reignited debate about Australia’s “booze culture” and the level of violence in our society. Kelly died after being struck in the head by an assailant, now identified as 18-year-old Kieran Loveridge, late on a Saturday night in Kings Cross. Immediately following the outpourings of grief from family…

  • SRC Approves Plans for Monorail

    The UNSW Student Representative Council (SRC) voted last night to approve a bid to purchase the Sydney Monorail if it placed on auction after its deconstruction. The plan would cost the University of New South Wales Student Association $1.2 million dollars.

  • State Government leaves UNSW Stranded in Transport Debacle

    State Transit recorded a 28% increase in the number of trips taken on the 891 service between Central and UNSW as students concerns mounted over increasing wait times and inadequate services. The increase from 59,550 to 76,371 rides in the quarter ending March mirrored an increase of student numbers by approximately 20% to 53,000 following…