As we grapple with what a post pandemic public transport system might look like, it is essential we find ways to increase physical space on our trams, trains and buses. We welcome the fact that the government, employees and unions have worked hard to make our PT Covid-19 safe.
Infrastructure Victoria’s (IV) ticket reform proposal Fair Move: Better Public Transport Fares for Melbourne attempts to evenly distribute commuters across our train, tram and bus network, but misses the mark when it comes to priorities of improving our transport network.
(Source: Infrastructure Victoria)
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We're fighting for a liveable, fairer and more connected city. We want to see more investment in public transport like Melbourne Metro 2 (MM2), no new major roads, and better infrastructure for active travel.
Despite months of lockdown and a surge of COVID-19 cases in recent weeks, it's been heartening to see our campaigns continue to gain traction.
Join us for an online forum with community leaders, transport specialists and a representative from our Sustainable Cities campaign to discuss the future of Public Transport in Victoria post Covid-19, and the benefits of Melbourne Metro 2 (MM2).Read more
Your continuing support has enabled the Sustainable Cities collective to keep working towards a more liveable and connected Victoria.
Today, we're launching our initial view of what an economic rescue package should include for the transport sector so as to strengthen the transport sector while protecting people whose livelihoods are being disrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Whilst the Andrews government continues to frame our economic recovery on the Big Build, we must ensure that these major transport infrastructure projects are ones that will benefit our communities, not destroy them.
Sustainable Cities is working with locals to hold the North East Link Project accountable and calling on the Victorian Government to stop all early works.
Projects like the $16 billion North East Link toll road will lock Melbourne into a future of car dependency and decimate precious parkland.Read more
Media Release: END LIFELONG LOCKDOWN FOR PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES: TIME FOR A TRANSPORT SYSTEM THAT WORKS FOR EVERYONE
Today dozens of community members have taken to Facebook and Twitter calling on Transport Minister Melissa Horne to prioritise accessible public transport for all with the hashtag #LifelongLockdown.Read more
Join us for a digital action calling for accessible transport for all Victorians on Tuesday May 19!
Sustainable Cities is partnering with the Disability Resources Centre to fight for equal access to public transport.
This is a response to Infrastructure Victoria's (IV) paper on network transfer pricing. Based on some flawed and hidden assumptions its main conclusion is that zone three fares should be raised and off-peak fares lowered to reduce congestion on peak trams and trains.
However, most people don’t endure the morning crush by choice and many Seniors already travel off-peak on their discount fare.
Air Quality Pollution PM10 & PM2.5
In crisis times, is it more important to spend $16 billion on the North East Link (NEL) road project, or support families, the health system and employers? Billions are already sitting in the bank for the NEL Project. The NEL toll road will take a toll in more ways than one.Read more