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Integrated public transport is not an option

By Dennis O’Connell Ian Hundley’s letter – Beware private sector spruikers – (Age 11/4) encapsulates the key issues we’re currently facing in infrastructure spending, which has been long been skewed toward toll roads and freeways and away from public transport, leading to a  major deficit in PT … Continue reading

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The State Election, transport and the North East Link

image copyright http://www.danielbowen.com The 2010 state election has seen the defeat of the 11-year-old Labor government and its replacement with a majority Liberal-National Party coalition by the barest of margins. During the election campaign, Friends of Banyule campaigned vigorously against … Continue reading

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Dr Paul Mees about the North East Link

Friends of Banyule recently had the opportunity for a Q&A session with Dr Paul Mees, Senior lecturer at RMIT University. Dr Mees teaches and researches in the areas of transport planning and statutory planning. Dr Mees is also the author of a … Continue reading

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Weekend Information Stalls

    This weekend’s Friends of Banyule info stall was held by Dennis, Toni, Roland and David in the popular location at Leo’s Supermarket in Heidelberg. Friends of Banyule have been busy running stalls in multiple locations on weekends. The … Continue reading

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