Category: Newsletters

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...

Myki coming to Melbourne soon

UPDATE: As of 2012, some of the information below is outdated. This page of Myki Questions and Answers has been updated, and is a good starting point to finding out how Myki will work...

Action stations! Interactive map

It’s not too long ago that the only visible infrastructure project underway on Melbourne’s rail system was the Craigieburn electrification. This is no longer the case. Say what you like about the government, but...

July newsletter

Please join the PTUA to receive regular newsletters. July 2009 edition articles: Connex and Yarra Trams cancelled — but will it make a difference? Coming events Train Services Inquiry heats up CBD tram changes...

The truth behind South Morang

Originally posted at Transport Textbook.com and (in abridged form) in the PTUA Newsletter. Ever since the Victorian Transport Plan last December flagged that the South Morang rail extension would finally be built, there has...

May 2009 newsletter

Please join the PTUA to receive regular newsletters. May 2009 edition articles: Funded: South Morang rail, Sunbury electrification, Tarneit/Regional link – but at what cost? Member meeting: Monday 15th June (please note date in...

December 2008 newsletter

Please join the PTUA to receive regular newsletters. December 2008 edition articles: Brumby’s grand plan PTUA Annual General Meeting report Metcard changes rolled back Fare rises — Melbourne’s fares still the most expensive Frank...

September 2008 newsletter

Please join the PTUA to receive regular newsletters. September 2008 edition articles: Periodicals undermined by Myki PTUA Annual General Meeting: Thursday October 30th Make these local elections count RIP Ken McIntyre

July 2008 newsletter

Please join the PTUA to receive regular newsletters. July 2008 edition articles: PTUA calls for services ‘Every 10 minutes to everywhere’ PTUA members provide customer service suggestions Response to Eddington: Please try again, sir...