Category Archives: SmartBus

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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South Morang Rail Service – A welcome addition to the network

Transport Minister Terry Mulder officially opened the new South Morang railway station on Sunday 22 April. The extension of the Epping line to South Morang was the culmination of a long campaign, especially  by the South Morang and Mernda Rail … Continue reading

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Banyule’s Public Transport Paradox

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.

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Planning Minister Guy and the NE Link Project

By Ian Hundley Planning Minister and Northern Metropolitan Province MP, Matthew Guy, has recently written to Friends of Banyule

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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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Doncaster Rail Project needs community involvement

By Ian Hundley If built Doncaster Rail could provide a sustainable solution for Banyules’ traffic congestion and lack of public transport.

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Banyule’s Bus Woes

By Lara It’s really hard to get excited about our bus systems – unless you are a regular user of course – and I am not.  It’s not like they have been plagued with publicity, good or bad, and they … Continue reading

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