Premier super-sizes toll road

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29 April

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On becoming Premier, Denis Napthine leg-shackled himself to building the $6-8 billion East-West toll road, set to be the most expensive traffic jam in the Victorian history.

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State keeps changing its transport story

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17 April

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By Andrew Herington

A flurry of recent articles has highlighted the confusion within Government about the East West Link. There is no doubt that they have panicked and want desperately to shift the agenda back to more politically palatable public transport upgrades.

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Coalition promises give us a sense of deja vu

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15 April

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The Premier has announced that the upcoming State Budget will include a new rail link from Southern Cross Station to Melbourne Airport.

This is good news, but we await the detail with a sense of deja vu.

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Victorians may as well as consult a fortune teller for East-West toll road answers

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12 March

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Linking Melbourne Authority (LMA) have failed to properly answer too many questions on the East-West toll road and the committee assessing the project should reject the proposal. 

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Senate must reject federal funding of East-West white elephant, PTUA says

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18 February

Senate-hearing.jpgMEDIA RELEASE: Public Transport Users Association President, Dr Tony Morton, will today be asking the Senate Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport References Committee to reject federal funding of wasteful road projects such as the East-West toll road.

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Got ideas for PT improvements? CrowdSpot now live

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14 February

Crowdspot-image.jpgPublic Transport Not Traffic have teamed up with CrowdSpot to make an interactive online tool to map public transport improvements needed in Melbourne, as decided by you!

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East-West toll road could mean we never get Metro or Doncaster

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06 February

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MEDIA RELEASE: Commuters were joined by state MPs and candidates on trams, buses and trains today to show their support for world-class public transport. Organised by Public Transport Not Traffic, there were over twenty state MPs, candidates and councilors who took part.

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It's about more than a road in 2014

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13 January

Berishnsaskia.jpgThe polls are suggesting, already, that 2014 is going to be a big year and with an impending state election coming our way, community groups across Melbourne and Victoria are getting warmed up to make sure their voices are heard.

As a campaigner myself, I’ve never doubted the impact an organised, structured and strategic community campaign can have on a local seat, a political party hanging in the balance or even state leadership. 

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And the survey says...an update for supporters

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16 December

The feedback is flooding in and the survey results say...

 

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Check us out! Campaign launched across Melbourne 29.11.13

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07 December

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Community groups across Melbourne joined together on Friday 29 November to launch Public Transport Not Traffic, a campaign for world-class public transport instead of more motorways and toll roads. Here's a photo gallery of the morning.

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