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PTUA news Feb 2019

PTUA February newsletter

PTUA members! The February newsletter is now out, and covers Infrastructure Australia, the true cost of roads, the mobile Myki trial, reports from our Geelong and Ballarat branches, and more. If you’re a current...

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Midday trains crowded

Every day between the peaks, some lines are packed because the trains run only every 20 minutes. Melbourne is growing; to cut waiting times and crowding, we need frequent services all day. Share this...

Election scorecard 2018

Election 2018: our scorecard

2014-2018 has seen significant public transport investment under Labor, and they have delivered on their major promises. But as Melbourne continues to grow, and demand for regional travel increases, the challenge ahead is to...

Stories of Growth: car traffic driven by new roads

What’s worse than when population growth puts strain on our transport systems? When road traffic grows even faster than population. But that was the reality in Melbourne for nearly four decades. No matter how...