Breakfast on the Run: Keeping Sydney moving

Breakfast on the Run: Keeping Sydney moving

Mar 1
CEDA's Breakfast on the Run Series will open in 2016 with recently appointed Transport for NSW CBD Coordinator-General, Marg Prendergast, who will discuss keeping Sydney moving during construction of transformational transport projects.


Marg Prendergast, Coordinator General-CBD, CBD Coordination Office, Transport for NSW

Event overview

As Australia's global city enters an unprecedented period of transport construction, efforts are being made to minimise impacts on Sydney businesses, workers, visitors and residents through a period of major disruption.

Marg Prendergast has been appointed CBD Coordinator-General to manage transport and traffic impacts over the next four years as the CBD Light Rail is built from Circular Quay to Randwick, in conjunction with other major construction projects, including Barangaroo, Darling Harbour, and Wynyard Station.

With major construction disrupting the CBD, Transport for NSW is taking proactive measures to ensure that all stakeholders are aware of the challenges ahead and are communicating to Sydneysiders to brace for disruption that will lead to a better Sydney for all.

CEDA first Breakfast on the Run event for 2016 will examine:

  • Responding to challenges and key steps taken to mitigate disruption during the construction of transformation projects in Sydney's CBD;
  • Collaboration and engagement strategies for business, commuters and visitors to Sydney; and
  • Realising the benefits of transformation transport projects that will drive productivity, network efficiency and economic growth for Australia's largest CBD and global city.

This event is a CEDA member only event. Registrations are exclusively available to CEDA members.

Meet the keynote speaker

Marg Prendergast
Coordinator General-CBD, CBD Coordination Office, Transport for NSW

Marg Prendergast has been appointed to lead the CBD Coordination office to oversee traffic and transport during the transformation of the Sydney CBD with various major transport projects and property redevelopments. She has qualifications in economics and town planning with over 30 years’ experience in transport including; data analysis, transport planning, safety, project management and the delivery of capital programs, operational initiatives and events. 

Marg was Operations Planning Manager for the Olympic Roads and Transport Authority for the Sydney 2000 Olympics and managed the City precinct during Games time.

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