Although there have been some media reports that the NSW Government is holding back from committing to the next stage of Parramatta light rail, planning is progressing, and a social impact survey is underway.
In fact, planning and development work for Stage 2 of the Parramatta Light Rail continues, aiming to connect Stage 1 and the Parramatta CBD to Ermington, Melrose Park, Wentworth Point and Sydney Olympic Park.
Transport infrastructure projects can impact people and their communities in many ways. Parramatta Light Rail (PLR) Stage 2 is seeking to identify and understand the potential social impacts the new project will have, which will enable it to achieve more socially sustainable outcomes as part of the planning work.
As part of the planning work, the team is seeking to identify and understand the potential social impacts the new project will have. The Business Association has already made a submission.
To help the Stage 2 team to better understand the impacts and outcomes of this important project there are opportunities to provide feedback. If you have any questions or need more information about the project, visit the Parramatta Light Rail website here.