Australia's sprawling outer suburbs have rapidly growing populations, but most of the new residents have a very long commute to get to jobs that are mainly located near the CBD.
MORNING BRIEFING: Sydney's wet weather is set to continue for a second day and police offer a $1 million dollar reward on offer for information into a 1997 murder.
The NSW State Government settles a year-long legal dispute with construction company Acciona over Sydney's light rail project, agreeing to a $576 million compensation payout that takes the total cost of the project to more than $3 billion.
As Sydney joins the list of cities across the globe embracing a world of driverless trains, are governments adequately prepared for an automated revolution?
Nathan Burke's daily drive from his Kellyville Ridge home to work in North Sydney takes more than an hour — so is Sydney's new driverless train faster?
MORNING BRIEFING: Two teenagers are charged with the murder of an 18-year-old at a party in Sydney's south-west on Friday night, while all eyes are on the Sydney Metro this morning as it goes through its first peak-hour test.
Australia's first driverless train network took off in Sydney today, but cheers turned to frowns as the doors failed to open at one point and the driverless train overshot the platform a couple of times, causing delays.
Why a community's beloved old locomotive has been left to languish in isolation after volunteers spent years restoring it.
MORNING BRIEFING: The first tram runs on the new light rail tracks from Surry Hills to Central in a long-awaited sign of progress for the project, while police investigate two Sydney house shootings just twenty minutes apart.
Stephan Knoll says he does not want to play the "rule in, rule out" game as he aims to make the state's public transport system more customer-focused to improve patronage.