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PTUA Scores Lord Mayor Candidates

Residents and businesses in the City of Melbourne will have a profound choice to make in this year’s Lord Mayoral election, the Public Transport Users Association said today.

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The PTUA has released a scorecard rating the various candidates on the major transport issues affecting the City. Candidates were surveyed for their positions on key issues including the Eddington road tunnel, tram priority, car parking and Swanston Street.
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Good public transport would save households thousands

Multi-car families could save thousands of dollars a year if they had access to high quality public transport services, the Public Transport Users Association (PTUA) has said.

In promoting a call for public transport services “Every 10 Minutes to Everywhere“, PTUA president Daniel Bowen said that if fast frequent services were provided, more outer-suburban families could happily give up their second or third cars, resulting in huge savings.
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Call for services “every 10 minutes to everywhere”

The Public Transport Users Association (PTUA) has called on the government to take the next big step in upgrading public transport services.

In launching their “Every 10 minutes to everywhere” plan at a climate change and transport forum at Melbourne Town Hall on Sunday, PTUA president Daniel Bowen noted the urgency for action on climate change, and said that it was time to provide people right across Melbourne and regional cities with a viable alternative to driving.
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