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30 10, 2018

The ETC launches election scorecard

By | 2018-10-30T16:29:59+00:00 October 30th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on The ETC launches election scorecard

The Eastern Transport Coalition has launched the ETC Election Scorecard! We asked the three major parties to commit to four specific projects that will improve public transport in Melbourne's east. Here's what they've announced so far. If you wish to read the three responses in full, please see below: Greens  Labor Liberal There's still [...]

30 10, 2018

Election commitment: Car parks in Yarra Ranges

By | 2018-10-30T13:17:32+00:00 October 30th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Election commitment: Car parks in Yarra Ranges

Great news for Mooroolbark and Yarra Ranges commuters! A re-elected Labor Government will build a deck on the existing car park at Mooroolbark Station, adding up to 450 car spaces. Additional car parks at train stations is one of ETC's 50 advocacy priorities. This upgrade will be delivered as part of the removal of the Manchester [...]

25 10, 2018

If you’re fed up with the ‘ghost buses’ – sign up and join our campaign

By | 2018-10-30T13:14:17+00:00 October 25th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on If you’re fed up with the ‘ghost buses’ – sign up and join our campaign

The ETC is not alone in advocating for better bus services in Melbourne. An article on ABC.net.au has outlined some of the issues Melbourne's bus network grapple with. Poor frequency of buses is one of the main reasons commuters seem to avoid using the bus as a mode of transport... Two-thirds of Melburnians don't [...]

24 10, 2018

Labor’s response to ETC’s Election Scorecard

By | 2018-10-30T16:50:11+00:00 October 24th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Labor’s response to ETC’s Election Scorecard

The Eastern Transport Coalition asked the major parties to commit to four specific projects that will improve public transport in Melbourne’s east. Click here to see what the Andrews Government answered.

23 10, 2018

Election Commitment: Rowville Rail

By | 2018-10-30T13:21:50+00:00 October 23rd, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Election Commitment: Rowville Rail

Last week the Greens announced their commitment for a rail line to Rowville, a project the ETC is advocating for. This is fantastic news! The Federal Government has put $475 million on the table for a rail link to Monash University, but the Greens say the new line must extend to Rowville where four [...]

21 10, 2018

Election commitment: Level crossing removals

By | 2018-10-30T13:29:55+00:00 October 21st, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Election commitment: Level crossing removals

Great news for commuters in the east! A re-elected Andrews Government will remove the Mont Albert and Surrey Hills level crossings. No more crossings between Ringwood and the city! #commuterscount #springst#vicvotes Labor's election promise to remove the crossings at Union and Mont Albert roads means level-crossing-free travel from Ringwood to the city could finally become a [...]

16 10, 2018

The Greens’ response to ETC’ Election Scorecard

By | 2018-10-30T17:03:15+00:00 October 16th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on The Greens’ response to ETC’ Election Scorecard

The Eastern Transport Coalition asked the major parties to commit to four specific projects that will improve public transport in Melbourne’s east. Click here to see what the Greens answered.

12 10, 2018

Election Commitment: Bus Rapid Transit & new bus routes

By | 2018-10-30T13:29:59+00:00 October 12th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Election Commitment: Bus Rapid Transit & new bus routes

Buses in the east are in dire need of investment, something the ETC has been campaigning for this year. It’s therefore great to see the Victorian Greens making commitments for bus commuters in the east, now we hope to see similar commitments from the other parties! The Greens will go to November’s election promising [...]