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 outercircleline.com.au
We’re hosting a fundraising screening of the documentary “Melbourne’s Forgotten Railway – The Outer Circle” on Friday July 29th. Join us for this fascinating film, and a discussion afterwards. Click through for details and to RSVP.
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
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.
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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.
Video from this event:
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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, to Brunswick Street/Hanover Street, or tram 86 to Gertrude Street/Napier Street.)
Where: Fitzroy Town Hall
When: Thursday 28th August, 6:15 for 6:30pm
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 site.
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, local Members of Parliament, Councillors and federal candidates. Come along and ask your questions and learn how they plan to solve public transport in Melbourne.
Where and when:
Newport Bowls Club, 4 Market St Newport (close to Newport railway station)
Thursday 8th August 6.30pm
Doors open 6pm, food and drinks available from the bar
View details and RSVP on Facebook
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:
Continue reading State election public transport forums in your area
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 www.leadernews.com.au and follow the link to the Lynne Kosky Live Blog.
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