Category Archives: Bus Services in Banyule

Benefits of Doncaster Rail – What’s in it for Banyule Residents?

By Ian Hundley and Marion Ware We need to support the Doncaster Rail and campaign against the East West Tollway. Once the latter is built the North East Tollway through pristine Banyule parklands will swiftly follow suit. What are the … Continue reading

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Banyule Council supports Doncaster Rail

By Ian Hundley On 3 December the Banyule City Council¬† resolved to support the preferred Eastern Freeway “Express to the City ” alignment for the proposed Doncaster rail service.

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Scary sight: Abbot in charge of federal funding of transport!

“Almost nothing signifies progress more than new roads….” By Ian Hundley In the right time and place this sentiment would not have been ¬†the source of too much concern. If it was uttered 40 years ago, that is. However these … Continue reading

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RACV 2012 Red Spot Black Mark

RACV cooks the books with Red Spot Roads Survey. Communities need to act now to promote public transport. The roads lobby group, the RACV, has launched its biennial “Red Spot” survey which can be expected to form the basis of … Continue reading

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Public Meeting – 29 March

Friends of Banyule are organising a public event about transport. It will be held on Thursday 29 March at the Old Shire Offices, 60 Beverley Rd, Heidelberg 3084 from 7.30pm.

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Big box shops bad news for PT and local traders

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

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Banyule Bus Services – how do the changes affect you?

For the purpose of improving on-time running the Victorian government recently announced permanent changes to route bus services that are regularly accessed by residents of the City of Banyule.

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