More than a thousand Geelong residents and visitors have signed a petition demanding better public transport services in the Geelong region. Continue reading Geelong signs up for better public transport
Public Transport Users Association Geelong Branch secretary Paul Westcott has welcomed the increase in bus services to Torquay and the Bellarine Peninsula, and the move to a consistent pattern of more-or-less hourly services. Continue reading New Geelong region bus services
Users Launch Petition for Frequent Bus Services
The Geelong Branch of the PTUA today launched a petition calling on the major political parties to bring the region’s bus services up to useable standards, within a year from November’s State Election.
The petition calls for more frequent services running later into the evening as the key to making public transport a viable transport choice for more Geelong residents. Continue reading Buses or Bust
Users call for further changes and trains every half-hour
The Public Transport Users Association’s Geelong Branch has welcomed V/Line’s new Geelong line timetable as an “important step in the right direction.” Continue reading Train timetable on the right track
Three of Geelong’s six MPs have accepted a challenge to go “car free” for some of their weekday journeys, the Public Transport Users Association announced today.
Geelong Branch Convener, Tim Petersen, congratulated MPs Ian Trezise, Lisa Neville and John Eren for taking up the challenge to rely on public transport for at least some of their trips. Continue reading Half our MPs ‘get on board’ for Car-Free Challenge
The Public Transport Users Association has suggested some relaxed guidelines for the seven-day car-free challenge, after one of the six Geelong MPs flatly refused to take part and no response was received from the others. Continue reading MPs not keen on Car-Free Challenge — Users Suggest Relaxed Guidelines
The Public Transport Users Association has challenged Geelong’s State MPs to survive one week without driving a car. Continue reading ‘Hand over your car keys’ — Geelong MPs challenged to a car-free week
The Public Transport Users Association today condemned the State Government’s Transport and Liveability Statement and demanded that the Transport Minister resign, citing no confidence in his ability to deliver overdue public transport upgrades.
Geelong Branch Convenor Tim Petersen said the release of the long-awaited statement showed that the Government had no plans to roll out useable public transport throughout Melbourne or Geelong. Continue reading Statement Condemns Geelong to Transport Failure
Train users have hailed the start of free travel on metropolitan services and Geelong buses included in V/Line fares to Melbourne.