Road and bus transport projects for Sydney region are divided into six sub-regions:
- Northern Sydney
- Outer West and Blue Mountains
- South West Sydney
- Southern Sydney
- Western Sydney
Existing and future transport demands are a significant challenge for Sydney and NSW.
Well planned and integrated transport solutions that keep up with population and employment growth will ensure Sydney's economic productivity and competiveness is maintained and enhanced.
RMS Sydney Region manages:
- 2,811 carriageway kilometres of state roads and national highway.
- Administers funding for maintenance and rehabilitation of 1,155 carriageway kilometres of Sydney roads carried out by councils.
- 792 bridge and bridge sized culverts.
Sydney Regional Manager
Peter Crosby commenced at the then Department of Main Roads as an Engineering Cadet at the University of NSW. Peter has worked at Roads and Maritime Services (RMS) for 39 years, and has been the Sydney Regional Manager since 2009. Peter considers himself fortunate to have worked in a large variety of fields with a broad cross section of people and skills. These projects include the Halfway Creek Deviation, Narellan Road upgrade, the Hazelbrook upgrade and work on the Pacific Highway. He has been responsible for maintenance, construction, network and business planning, road safety, traffic management, intelligent transport systems and contract management at times in his career.
Key Challenges for Sydney
Some of the key challenges in managing the road network include:
- Managing traffic. This is a complex task that requires technological expertise, careful planning and the coordinated effort of engineers, planners and other staff.
- Managing the road network to ensure the respective needs of motorists, public transport, freight, commuters and pedestrians are balanced.
- Designing and constructing new roads and bridges and maintaining and enhancing road transport infrastructure.