If the people of Penrith and the lower Mountains are going to be travelling
outside the electorate to work everyday, and if they’re able to do that on
public transport, there’s going to be a need for commuter car parks.
Unfortunately, this is another area where Labor has let down Penrith
residents. We’ve been waiting for the Penrith commuter car park for much too
long, and while we wait, a large number of us are getting parking tickets or
missing the train. The new Emu Plains car park is still awaiting an opening,
probably dependent on the timing of another photo opportunity for the
The Glenbrook commuter car park is another example of necessary
infrastructure that NSW Labor won’t deliver, despite the Blue Mountains City
Council having a clear plan for the car park. I’ve met with Mayor Daniel
Miles, and Shadow Minister for Transport Gladys Berejiklian, to discuss this
problem, and I’ve written on behalf of commuters to the Minister, outlining
the desperate need for these commuter car parks.
We need to get this fixed, with or without co-operation from NSW Labor.