Public Transport Users Association (Victoria, Australia) News

Crowded bus

More bus services needed

Despite heavy travel demand and overcrowding, most bus routes only run every 30-60 minutes. More services are needed, particularly on main road routes serving major shopping centres, running frequently every day of the week....

PTUA launches Connecting Ballarat proposal

The Public Transport Users Association (PTUA) has launched an ambitious policy document, “Connecting Ballarat”, which calls for dramatic improvements to Ballarat’s bus network. Ballarat’s bus network currently has a lot of problems with indirect,...

IA assessments questionable

The Geelong Branch of the Public Transport Users Association has queried the logic of Infrastructure Australia’s negative response to the business case for the duplication of the South Geelong-Waurn Ponds rail line. Branch convener...

Trains at Melbourne Central

PTUA welcomes rail pledges

The Public Transport Users Association (PTUA) has welcomed state Labor and Coalition pledges to expand Melbourne’s rail network. Labor today pledged funding for a plan for airport rail via Sunshine if re-elected. In recent...