Author: PTUA

  • Road safety strategy must offer safer transport alternatives and protect vulnerable road users

    Victoria’s new road safety strategy must offer alternatives to car travel if it is to succeed in slashing the road toll, the Public Transport Users Association (PTUA) said today. “You’re over five times more likely to die in a car than on public transport, and over 10 times more likely to be seriously injured on…

  • State election public transport forums in your area

    The Metropolitan Transport Forum (MTF), of which the PTUA is an associate member, is holding public transport forums in various areas around Melbourne in the lead-up to November’s state election. The forums will feature speakers from all the major parties and questions from the community. Six forums are planned so far:

  • Film screening: “Energy Crossroads”

    When: Tuesday, 31 March 2009, 6.45pm Where: Ross House, 247 Flinders Lane, Melbourne

  • Speeding towards dangerous climate change

    Slides now available for download Public forum: 15 June 2008 Hear what the world’s leading climate scientists are discovering about the speed of climate change, the potential impacts on our way of life, and what we need to do to safeguard our future.

  • Walk against Warming 2007

    1pm, State Library, Swanston Street, Melbourne Add your support to the call for more sustainable transport policies. Find out more at:

  • Halt climate change now!

    Sunday, 22nd April 2007, 10am Sandringham Beach Volunteers needed to form the “Human Sign”: “HALT CLIMATE CHANGE NOW!” Bring family and friends to this fun event organised by the Bayside Climate Change Action Group. Help raise global warming awareness and promote sustainability. An aerial photo will be taken, followed by Bayside City Council’s Sustainable Living…

  • Film screening: Contested Streets

    Wednesday, 14 March 7:15pm Hosted by Friends of Frankston, PTUA and Frankston City Council. Contested Streets explores the history and culture of New York City streets from preautomobile times to the present.