An Independent Public Inquiry was established in 2009 to create the Long Term Public Transport Plan for Sydney to inform decisions by future governments on the priorities over the next 30 years. Sydney needs an integrated public transport network to drive a sustainable, liveable and viable future at time of increased pressure from climate change, growing demand for transport resources and reduced oil reserves. It is chaired by Mr Ron Christie, AM, is assisted by independent experts. The general round of public submissions closed on October 8, 2009. The Preliminary Report was released on February 13, 2010 for final public review. The Final Report was released on May 30, 2010."--Website summary.