Category: Events

  • Outer Circle documentary screening

    If you missed our screening of the Outer Circle documentary, or you’d like to see it again, it’s available for purchase or streaming from

    Outer Circle documentary screening
  • Elevated rail – community meeting

    Elevated rail can work, provided it’s done well. Community meeting, presentation and Q+A session, Noble Park next Tuesday 5th April Click here for more details, and to RSVP

    Elevated rail – community meeting
  • Flashback Friday (and: film screening postponed)

    Regrettably we have had to postpone our planned fundraiser film screening of the Outer Circle Railway documentary on Friday July 17th. Our apologies – we will advise when we are able to re-schedule this event. In the mean time, please enjoy this, from The Age, advertising the opening of the City Loop back in 1981.…

  • EWLink – Campaign action day – Tuesday 16th!

    Join the Public Transport Not Traffic team on Tuesday 16th September for a day of phone calls, writing letters and campaign briefings to help keep up the momentum to stop the East West toll road. Details/RSVP at PT Not Traffic.

    EWLink – Campaign action day – Tuesday 16th!
  • Video now available: Cities, Wealth and Public Transport

    Video from this event: * * * What: West Australian federal Labor MP and former WA transport minister Alannah MacTiernan, one of the key people behind Perth’s recent leaps forwards in public transport. A public meeting, organised by the City of Yarra and the PTUA. (See location on Google Maps. Closest public transport: Tram 11,…

    Video now available: Cities, Wealth and Public Transport
  • Free transport forum: How do liveable cities stay liveable?

    Promoting public discussion about transport in Melbourne WHEN: May 27, 2014 at 6pm – 7:30pm WHERE: Melbourne Town Hall RSVP here

    Free transport forum: How do liveable cities stay liveable?
  • ‘Take PT to Parliament’ with your MP

    On the morning of Thursday 6 February, community groups across Melbourne will be joined by their local Member of Parliament and take public transport to Parliament. The morning will see MPs catching trains, trams and buses to Parliament with their constituents. Find out more, and join this event at the Public Transport Not Traffic web…

  • Community Forum: The 2013 Federal Election and Public Transport in Melbourne’s West

    The PTUA is hosting a community forum looking at public transport issues in Melbourne’s Western Suburbs. With a federal election imminent, residents are concerned about how transport policy will impact on access to jobs, education and services, as well as local neighbourhood amenity. This community forum is an opportunity to hear from transport planning experts,…

  • 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:

  • Quiz the Public Transport Minister online

    This Tuesday 26th of May between 12:30pm and 1:30pm, Public Transport Minister Lynne Kosky will participate in an online forum organised by Leader Newspapers. Go to and follow the link to the Lynne Kosky Live Blog. More sustainable transport events

  • Film screening: “Energy Crossroads”

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

  • Hold the state government to account: Rally at Parliament on Tuesday

    With the rail system in crisis (again), now is the time to remind the government that they must be accountable. Despite polls showing people would prefer more money be spent on public transport than roads, the government is planning massive expansion of the motorway system under the most recent transport plan. Meanwhile our rail system…