Melbourne needs two new rail tunnels by 2035, council says

Melbourne needs two more underground rail tunnels by 2035 to cope with exploding population growth, the City Council has proposed. It also says trams need road and traffic light priority throughout the city – as in Zurich – to cope with the demand. Melbourne City Council has put forward its vision to ...

We can afford better public transport – if we stop building freeways

The London Tube and the New York City subway are rightly revered by visitors, because you never have to wait more than a few minutes for a train. And where the trains don't go, there are plenty of buses. Melbourne's growing population means fast, frequent and efficient mass transit is not only possible ...

Independent bus operators launch anti-Labor campaign against changes to bus contracts

Minister for Public Transport Minister Jacinta Allan said Melbourne deserved a network that put passengers first. “We know with patronage on buses declining at a time when tram and train patronage is going through the roof — it is time to change things,” she said. “We've already successfully negotiated ...
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