Sustainable Cities

Thanks for RSVP'ing for the Trivia Night: Sustainable Cities on 11 April!

We can't wait for you to bring your knowledge of sustainability, and better transport in Melbourne.

Mark sure you invite your mates to join your table here > www.melbournefoe.org.au/trivia_sustainable_cities

Sustainable Cities campaigns for a more liveable connected city. We want to see more investment in public transport, no new major roads, and encouraging active travel.

If you have any other questions, please contact rachel.lynskey@foe.org.au


Latest News



Worried about the biggest road project in Melbourne's history? What does it mean for our city? How can you have your say? Read more


The Environmental Effects Statement for the controversial North East Link tollroad will finally be released today and open to the public. Environment group Friends of the Earth says the process will unearth community concern about the project.   Read more


Residents in Melbourne’s north eastern suburbs face a huge lack of transport options, leading thousands of commuters to rely upon their cars as the only reliable choice. We've got a plan for ways to tackle the traffic and trucks clogging up streets across the North East Suburbs. By reallocating the $16.5 billion price tag of the North East Link to a number of the projects outlined below, tax payer money will improve transport options and air quality, help protect open space, and reduce the greenhouse impacts of Victoria’s transport system. Rethink the North East Link. Invest in public transport and... Read more


Switching our cars and trucks to electric vehicles fails to address the broader social and environmental implications of car-centric cities. Electric vehicles (EVs) are not the silver bullet transformation for our transport industry. The momentum for change in transport is building, and EVs might be part of the change. But simply championing a technical switch to EVs we will miss the greater opportunity of this problem. Focusing too strongly on EVs will lock in existing problems around congestion, health and the liveability of our cities. Read more