The Public Transport Users Association (PTUA) is demanding that the State Government overhaul Melbourne’s bus network as part of its upcoming Transport and Liveability Statement and through the renewal bus contracts in 2007. Continue reading Bus Network Needs Radical Overhaul
The Public Transport Users Association (PTUA) has called on the government to fix a public transport ‘black hole’ by including Campbellfield Station in its Transport and Liveability blueprint for Melbourne, to be released later this year. Continue reading Campbellfield a Transport ‘Black Hole’
The Public Transport Users Association (PTUA) has demanded an end to excuses, and immediate funding to bus route 307 from Mitcham to the City via Doncaster, to provide an adequate, usable bus network fitting in with 21st-century lifestyles, not those of the 1950s. Continue reading Apple Orchards, or 21st Century?
The Public Transport Users Association (PTUA) has called on the government to include Southland Station in its Transport and Liveability blueprint for Melbourne, to be released later this year. Continue reading Southland Station “Obvious”
Following the announcement of the State Government’s ‘Transport and Liveability Statement’, the Public Transport Users Association (PTUA) has called for a specific focus on Doncaster. Continue reading Statement must deliver on promises
The PTUA has put in a submission to the Victorian Competition & Efficiency Commission’s inquiry into managing transport congestion. The submission is now available on the VCEC web site.
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Archived newsletter article lists from 2001 to 2005: Continue reading Archived newsletters (2001 to 2005)
The following media releases from 1998 to 2005 have been archived. Continue reading Archived media releases 1998-2005
WITH talk of another road bridge across the Yarra, it becomes clear that our planners, State Government and Opposition still have their transport thinking stuck in the 1960s. How many times does it have to be spelt out: Building another road just results in more traffic. It’s been the case with every freeway so far, the West Gate being a prime example. Continue reading Back to the ’60s
IT’S certainly true that the Public Transport Users Association has not always seen eye to eye with outgoing Yarra Trams boss Hubert Guyot on every issue (The Age, 6/9). But we agree on a number of topics – none more so than the need for tram priority on our roads. Continue reading Tram priority: we’re on the same track