Member meetings

Come and discuss public transport issues, and how you can help get them fixed, with the PTUA committee and with other members.

Next member meeting

Where: Fitzroy Town Hall

When: Thursday 28th August, 6:30pm

Topic: West Australian federal Labor MP and former WA transport minister Alannah MacTiernan, one of the key people behind Perth’s recent leaps forwards in public transport. A public meeting, organised by the City of Yarra and the PTUA. (See location on Google Maps. Closest public transport: Tram 11, to Brunswick Street/Hanover Street, or tram 86 to Gertrude Street/Napier Street.)

Note: Normally you must be a current PTUA member to attend these meetings. You can join now or at the meeting. (Please bring correct change if paying by cash.) However, this meeting on 28/8/2014 is open to the general public.

Past meetings

28/5/2014 — Gordon Price, transport expert and former councillor from Vancouver, Canada, on transport and planning issues.

14/11/2013 — Annual General Meeting. Chris Hale from University of Melbourne. Inaugural Paul Mees award for sustainable transport advocacy.

22/8/2013 — Professor Nicholas Low, Melbourne University

27/6/2013 — Community Campaign meeting

26/3/2013 — Professor Michael Buxton, planning expert from RMIT

11/10/2012 — Annual General Meeting

23/8/2012 — Felipe Carvajal, former transport planner at the National Planning Department of Columbia. The video that Felipe was unable to show, illustrating the change in road priorities from cars to public transport and bikes, is here: Cities on Speed – Bogotá Change

3/5/2012 — Ian Dobbs, CEO of Public Transport Victoria

22/3/2012 — Janine Young, Public Transport Ombudsman

8/12/2011 — PTUA Annual General Meeting

25/8/2011 — Terry Mulder, Minister for Public Transport

30/6/2011 — Phil Hart from, Australian Association for the Study of Peak Oil (ASPO)

24/3/2011 — Andrew Wall, Manager Network Operations from VicRoads

9/11/2010 — PTUA Annual General Meeting

26/8/2010 — Chris Loader from BusVic

1/7/2010 — Andrew Lezala, CEO of Metro Trains

11/3/2010 — Linda Nicholls AO, Chairman, Yarra Trams

Branch meetings

Our Geelong and Outer East branches also have monthly meetings. See page 2 of your newsletter for details.