Hoddle Street Study Stakeholder Advisory Group (HSSSAG)

The Hoddle Street Study Advisory Group held its first meeting on 31 March 2008. The advisory group meetings are organised by the VicRoad Study Team and chaired by independent mediator Scott Philips. The meeting was hosted by VicRoads at the offices of URS in Southbank, an engineering & professional services company engaged for the study.

Attendees included representatives from special interest groups such as the VECCI and the RACV (who support a tunnel[1]), as well as Tram, Train and Bus groups. Melbourne City Council was represented by Cr. Peter Clarke and several officers. Yarra was represented by the Director of City Development, no Yarra Councillors attended.

Community Groups included the PTUA, YCAT, 3068, Protectors of Public Lands, East Melbourne Residents Group and Yarra Park Association. Continue Reading…

October 18: Coalition of Transport Action Groups (CTAG) Community Protest Rally & Picnic Media Release

What Part of NO Don’t You Understand Mr Brumby!

A group of concerned residents, environmentalists and activists from across Melbourne have joined to form The Coalition of Transport Action Groups (CTAG).

This group strongly opposes the Eddington Report’s recommendations for the construction of tunnels, new freeways and toll roads in the West, Inner, East and South of Melbourne.

CTAG is asking the Brumby government to reject the Eddington Report’s Recommendations and to spend the $18 billion on a sustainable public and rail freight transport network in the west, east, inner and southern suburbs of Melbourne.

  • Venue: Flinders Street Station
  • Date: Sunday, 26 October, 2008
  • Assemble: 11.45 for a 12.15 start
  • Speaker: Daniel Bowen, President Public Transport Users
  • Association (PTUA)
  • Travel: By Train, Tram, Bus or Bike
  • BYO: Banners, Placards, Signs, Group Travel Arrangements

Family Day Rally this Sunday to Stop the Tunnel

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Please forward this information to all your friends and contacts

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