Public Transport Users Association (Victoria, Australia) News

State budget brings good news for train users

The Public Transport Users Association (PTUA) has welcomed much needed investment and priority for rail projects for both for Metro and regional passengers. PTUA spokesman Daniel Bowen said it was pleasing to see public...

Turnbull prolongs Abbott roads-only agenda

PTUA slams neglect of public transport in $1.5 billion funds reallocation The reallocation of $1.5 billion of Federal transport funding to Victorian projects is just a continuation of former Prime Minister Tony Abbott’s ‘roads...

Elevated rail – community meeting

Elevated rail can work, provided it’s done well. Community meeting, presentation and Q+A session, Noble Park next Tuesday 5th April Click here for more details, and to RSVP

Audio: Jacinta Allan PTUA address and Q+A

For those who couldn’t attend, here is audio from our Annual General Meeting in December, of Public Transport Minister Jacinta Allan’s address and Q+A session. Want to skip straight to the questions? Jump to...

PTUA Calls for Fairer Fines

The Public Transport Users Association (PTUA) has presented the results of a recent passenger survey on public transport fines. The survey results form the basis of the PTUA’s submission to the State Government review...

PTUA calls for immediate action on Port Rail Link

The Public Transport Users Association (PTUA) has urged the Victorian Labor government and Liberal/National Opposition to incorporate plans for direct freight rail links to the Port of Melbourne as part of the lease being...

It’s time for Fairer fines – Please take our survey

On December 11th 2015, Public Transport Minister Jacinta Allan announced a review of public transport infringements including the 18 month-old $75 on the spot fines, handed out by the Authorised Officers that frequent our...