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More disappointment on Glebe-City bus routes
Posted on 1st January 2021

Bus route changes disadvantage people with mobility impairments trying to get into the city.

What’s in a number?
Posted on 4th March 2022

Have you ever noticed that all NSW traffic lights have a unique number? In Glebe, these numbers, located on the blue-grey box beside our intersections, can illuminate some aspects of our suburb’s early infrastructure history – and Glebe’s importance in Sydney’s early road network.

The Glebe ferry is running again ‒ a faster and more convenient service
Posted on 17th December 2021

Great news! The ferry between the Blackwattle Bay wharf at the end of Leichhardt St and Barangaroo has been reinstated, now with a set timetable.

Glebe Island Bridge Slowly Falls Down
Posted on 9th December 2021

It is 12 months since the 25-year anniversary of the decommissioning of the Glebe Island Bridge and our rally calling for the restoration and rejuvenation of the Glebe Island Bridge. What has happened since?

Bridge Rd cycleway – updates
Posted on 17th December 2021

Access issues for residents and safety issues for cyclists remain unresolved. Lord Mayor Clover Moore’s statement about usage of the cycleway are challenged.

Glebe Island Bridge update, July 2021
Posted on 5th July 2021

The 2nd July 2021 marked 118 years since the opening of Glebe Island Bridge in 1903….

Glebe Island Bridge has a website!

New website highlights the past and potential of this wonderful asset, sadly now falling into greater and greater disrepair. The Society wants to see it restored and put into use as an attractive green pedestrian and cycleway linking Rozelle and Pyrmont.

Posts about Transport and Traffic

370 bus route change – Have your say!
Posted on 4th June 2021

Transport NSW plans to shorten the 370 bus route meaning that Glebe residents will no longer be able to get a single bus to the eastern suburbs and Coogee. The 370 would end at Sydney University and a new bus route would run from Sydney University through Glebe, to and from Leichhardt.

Updates on Bridge Rd Pop-Up Cycleway
Posted on 17th April 2021

Transport for NSW’s survey about the Bridge Road cycleway left much to be desired.

A missing transport link – let’s protest!
Posted on 8th April 2021

City buses from Glebe do not stop at the existing bus stop that’s key to accessing important services and transport infrastructure. Instead, passengers must alight at stops nearly ½ km away. What needs to be done.

Fire in the Control Cabin on Glebe Island Bridge, 1983
Posted on 8th April 2021

According to NSW Transport’s archives (, a fire irreparably damaged the control cabin of the Glebe Island Bridge, necessitating its complete rebuild and technology upgrade.

Update on Bridge Rd ‘pop-up’ cycleway
Posted on 27th February 2021

The COVID-19 legislation that enabled the introduction of a ‘pop-up’ cycleway on both sides of Bridge Rd Glebe/Forest Lodge terminates on 25 March 2021. A decision will be made within 8 weeks of this date to either remove it or establish it on a permanent basis.

Update on Bridge Rd cycleway: Council and State Government drag their feet on serious safety concerns
Posted on 29th December 2020

The cycleway remains dangerous and neither the City nor the State Government has explained how and when the problems will be addressed.

Glebe’s tram ‘sign’
Posted on 21st October 2020

A little snippet

Bridge Road pop-up cycleway
Posted on 15th October 2020

The Glebe Society is serious about cycling but serious safety risks with the cycleway have become apparent. A comprehensive article on the issues and what needs to happen.

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