Kerry Baker

signed Better Buses 2016-03-11 08:43:28 +1100

Petition for better cross-town buses: Frequent Direct Electric

Poor bus services across Melbourne are forcing people into their cars, clogging up our roads with congestion and placing household budgets under strain as residents deal with the costs of maintaining two or more vehicles.

Buses should be the glue in our public transport network, connecting people to trains and trams as well as other key destinations, not meandering through our suburbs once an hour.

Melbourne urgently needs better cross town buses that are frequent, direct and electric, running 7-days a week to connect people to places that matter. This will get people out of their cars and onto sustainable transport, meaning less traffic, less pollution and more liveable communities.

Past governments have failed our city by neglecting Melbourne's buses but the Andrew's government can turn this around.

Please sign the petition to the Transport Minister today to help make this happen.

407 signatures

To the Victorian Minister for Public Transport, Jacinta Allan,

Melbourne's bus network is broken.

I want to see our city connected with new cross town electric buses – powered by renewable energy, manufactured in Victoria and running every 10 minutes on critically needed routes to connect Melbourne's key destinations.

This will get people out of their cars and onto sustainable transport.

Electric buses have already been deployed overseas, proving the technology is ready to go, and could easily be built right here in Victoria. This gives us an opportunity to lead the way in cleaning up our transport system and create good jobs for our economy.

Your Government has made it clear it is ready to lead on public transport by pledging to build Melbourne Metro and remove some of our worst level crossings. It is time to fix our bus system by investing in cross town electric buses.


wants to volunteer 2015-10-12 22:07:27 +1100

Yes, I'd like to help out!

This is powerful community campaign in Melbourne - that means it's commuters, local volunteers and community leaders that are talking to their neighbours at street stalls, train stations and bus stops about the need for world-class public transport.

We'd love you and your community to join us on the campaign train so please complete the form below.


signed Sign our petition 2015-09-15 17:42:14 +1000

A New Era?

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Living in inner city Sydney, Malcolm Turnbull enjoys the benefits of frequent and reliable public transport, so much so he finds it impractical to drive. In contrast most Australians don't have access to any decent public transport services and as a result have to face the congested roads day in day out.

Mr Turnbull knows that only an efficient public transport system will get our cities moving and so has a responsibility to all Victorians to immediately fund public transport.

Take a stand for our future. Sign the petition today.

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719 SIGNATURES
GOAL: 1,000 signatures

Dear Prime Minister Turnbull,

The Federal Government’s refusal to fund public transport is preventing state governments from delivering vital infrastructure posing a very real threat to our economy and environment.

Traffic congestion already costs Australian cities $15billion a year.

Without serious investment in public transport 5 million extra cars will be clogging up Melbourne’s roads by 2036.

As has been proven overseas, only an effective mass transit system can cope with the travel needs of our growing population.

We shouldn't be forced to sell off public assets in order to build crucial new transport infrastructure.

Mr Turnbull, please commit to funding public transport infrastructure.

Yours Sincerely,


Kerry Baker
Generation Jones. Vegan. Climate change leader. Not sure what I want to be when I grow up.