NEW COMMUTER PARKING FOR HORNSBY

Member for Hornsby Matt Kean MP is pleased to announce Transport for NSW and TAFE NSW have agreed to terms to transfer a parcel of land adjacent to Hornsby Train Station for a new commuter car park.

“This is a big win for the commuters who travel on the train from Hornsby station every day,” Mr Kean said.

The proposed car park which will be located on Jersey Street will help reduce parking pressure at the station.

“I am proud to be able to deliver additional parking at Hornsby Station. This will make it quicker and easier for commuters to get to and from work each day,” Mr Kean said.

Currently additional places are available for commuters at the Hornsby Westfield and will continue to be available to use free of charge.

The proposed project will help ensure that a commuter car park is available prior to the expiration of the current Transport for NSW lease from Westfield in 2021.

“Hornsby station is a transport hub and it is vital we have enough parking to support those commuters travelling on the train from Hornsby,” Mr Kean said.

“I have been able to secure funding to see the Asquith train station car park open last year and now this additional parking for Hornsby station. I will continue to fight for more commuter parking at all stations in the Shire.”

There will be an opportunity for customers and the community to have their say on the proposed commuter parking during the planning process this year.

MORE PARKING FOR HORNSBY

Parking has just become a whole lot easier at Hornsby Hospital with the opening of the new multi storey carpark. The $19.8 million carpark will give patients, staff and visitors a place to park on site rather than clogging the streets and walking for miles to get to the Hospital.

I was also proud to announce there will be additional parking built at Hornsby Station with a parcel of land acquired by Transport for NSW on the TAFE site on Jersey Street. While plans are still in the early stages it is expected it will offer over 200 spaces and will be an easy walk to the station.

I am proud to be part of a Government who are easing the pressure on families with the Active Kids Rebate. This is $100 per school aged child which can be used towards sporting registrations. In 2019 we have added the Creative Kids Rebate which can be used to contribute to registration, participation and tuition costs for performing arts, visual arts, coding, languages, literature, music and other creative and cultural activities. This means $200 per school aged child back in your pocket to spend on essentials. For more details contact Service NSW.

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