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. Advertisements
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.
Posted in East West Link, Uncategorized
Tagged CityLink, Clay Lucas, East-West Link, Eastern Freeway, Luke Donnellan, Melbourne, Napthine, The Age, VicRoads, Victoria
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
By Ian Hundley Planning Minister and Northern Metropolitan Province MP, Matthew Guy, has recently written to Friends of Banyule
Posted in Baillieu Government, Banyule Flats, Car Dependency, Doncaster Rail, Hurstbridge rail line, Investment in Rail, Metro Trains, Ne-Link Freeway, Public Transport, Road Lobby, SmartBus, Trains, Uncategorized, Vic Roads
Tagged Banyule, department of planning, Government of Victoria (Australia), Matthew Guy, Melbourne, North East Link, public consultation, Public transport, Terry Mulder, transport accessibility, vic gov, VicRoads, Victoria
Writing recently in The Age senior columnist Kenneth Davidson attacked the Baillieu government’s decision to seek funding from the Commonwealth government’s capital funding body, Infrastructure Australia, for an eighteen kilometre expanded freeway link between
By Kevin Biaggini VicRoads and its Smart Roads Policy, Activity Centres and all the other Vested Interests. What it means for US.
Posted in Activity Centres, Car Dependency, Population Growth, Public Transport, Smart Roads, SmartBus, Uncategorized, Urban Growth Boundary, Vic Roads
Tagged Heidelberg, Matthew Guy, Public transport in Banyule, Urban growth boundary, Victoria
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