Category: Newsletters

Audio: Jacinta Allan PTUA address and Q+A

For those who couldn’t attend, here is audio from our Annual General Meeting in December, of Public Transport Minister Jacinta Allan’s address and Q+A session. Want to skip straight to the questions? Jump to...

PTUA tours Regional Rail Link

On July 15 the Regional Rail Link (RRL) took a significant step towards completion when the new pair of tracks from Sunshine to Southern Cross was used for the first time by Ballarat and...

PTV’s new proposed rail map

As mentioned in our May member newsletter, PTV is seeking comments on this new design for the rail map. Click on the map to see it full size. Leave a comment on our Facebook...

‘Trains not tollroads’ campaign revs up

From the PTUA’s September newsletter. Join now to receive regular newsletters and support better public transport. In November 2010 Ted Baillieu said of Doncaster rail: “The easiest thing to do would be to do...

Legislation for public transport authority introduced

From the September PTUA Newsletter Legislation establishing the Public Transport Development Authority was introduced to State Parliament on 14 September, and is expected to be debated this week. On this vitally important policy initiative...

Shaping a new Public Transport Authority

The most significant policy commitment of the incoming Baillieu Government is the creation of a Public Transport Development Authority for Victoria. Getting this one right will make all the difference between Victoria having some...

Peninsula Link entrenches car dependence

From PTUA’s December 2009 newsletter. Despite having no Federal funds for its `Peninsula Link’, the State Government has announced its intention to proceed regardless, driving a motorway through precious native wildlife habitat and historic...