Tag Archives: East-West Link

How East West link impacts Banyule residents and NE link

Friends of Banyule President Dennis O’Connell is appearing at the East West Link project panel hearings today. In his presentation he will outline why the EW link should not proceed and how Banyule residents will be impacted. Below is the … Continue reading

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The Age: The east-west smog factory should never be built

The east-west road link, if built, will be a planning disaster for Melbourne. It fails most major planning tests and flies in the face of overwhelming urban science that shows we can never build our way out of congestion.

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The Age: Benefits of East West Link ‘inflated’

Traffic estimates used to justify the Napthine government’s east-west link toll road ”artificially inflate the benefits that can be expected from the project”, according to leaked emails sent by a senior VicRoads manager.

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Sustainable Transport Alternatives to East West Link – Forum

The forum is this Thursday, September 19, 2013 6.30 pm until 8.00 pm. At the Middle Theatrette, Babel Building; the University of Melbourne Students Linking Melbourne Sustainably (SLiMS) support sustainable transport and oppose the proposed East West Link road. They … Continue reading

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The Age: Evidence doesn’t back Napthine’s claim

There has been a strong response to Dennis Napthine’s recent comments about the EW link and the change in government. The EW link is another example of the governments ‘salami’ tactics to spread a network of tollroads through parklands, residential … Continue reading

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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 ┬áthe source of too much concern. If it was uttered 40 years ago, that is. However these … Continue reading

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