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Freeway Madness!

By Vivienne Ortega Our parklands are under threat!  Hundreds of kilometres of new freeways and expanded roads would be built across Melbourne over the next 30 years, under plans revealed Advertisements

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The uneconomic use of space and the limit of car culture in Melbourne

Transport commentator, John Legge, recently explained (The Age, 10 December 2010) one of the most adverse but least understood aspects of car dependency for the Melbourne Central Business District. This is the increasing monopolisation of available space in the city … Continue reading

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