A recent article by Clay Lucas in The Age week featured an announcement by planning minister Matthew Guy to broaden the categories of retailers permitted to trade in “big box” shopping centres. This is bad news for Banyule and the … Continue reading
Posted in Activity Centres, Baillieu Government, Bus Services in Banyule, Car Dependency, Investment in Rail, Public Transport, Uncategorized
Tagged Activity centre, Big-box store, Heidelberg, Ivanhoe, Matthew Guy, Melbourne, Public transport, Shopping mall
I have been using our local public transport services for the two past months for my daily to journey to work and nothing makes sense to me anymore.
Posted in Baillieu Government, Car Dependency, Hurstbridge rail line, Investment in Rail, Ne-Link Freeway, Public Transport, SmartBus, Trains, Uncategorized
Tagged Bus, Bus stop, Melbourne, Metlink, Nordic Countries, Public transport, Traffic congestion, Train
By Ian Hundley Planning Minister and Northern Metropolitan Province MP, Matthew Guy, has recently written to Friends of Banyule
Posted in Baillieu Government, Banyule Flats, Car Dependency, Doncaster Rail, Hurstbridge rail line, Investment in Rail, Metro Trains, Ne-Link Freeway, Public Transport, Road Lobby, SmartBus, Trains, Uncategorized, Vic Roads
Tagged Banyule, department of planning, Government of Victoria (Australia), Matthew Guy, Melbourne, North East Link, public consultation, Public transport, Terry Mulder, transport accessibility, vic gov, VicRoads, Victoria
By Ian Hundley If built Doncaster Rail could provide a sustainable solution for Banyules’ traffic congestion and lack of public transport.
By Dennis O’Connell Local Structure Plans originally emerged under Melbourne 2030 and related Planning Scheme amendments including VC71 (providing for development along transport corridors and activity centres), as part of planning policy under the previous government.
By Ian Hundley The City of Banyule’s recently released draft Ivanhoe Structure Plan covers the Ivanhoe Shopping Centre, surrounding commercial, civic and residential areas as well as the Ivanhoe and Darebin railway station precincts. The draft plan is generating a … Continue reading
Posted in Activity Centres, Baillieu Government, Car Dependency, Heritage, Investment in Rail, Population Growth, Public Transport, Seat of Ivanhoe, Trains, Urban Growth Boundary, Walking in Banyule
Another wrong turn for the Peninsula as Government preparations are laid for more freeways. The fact that the Baillieu government is to embark upon a study for a possible freeway extension on the Mornington Peninsula is not that much of a … Continue reading