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26 03, 2018

RACV survey finds transit link to Rowville via Monash University most wanted to ease congestion

By | 2018-03-26T17:07:33+00:00 March 26th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Constructing the Rowville Rail has been voted the top priority out of more than 140 transport projects in an RACV study. We're not surprised! The Rowville Rail line is one of the ETC's key priorities for the east, it's time for decision makers to put this project on their agenda! #springst #Commuterscount Read the [...]

22 02, 2018

City of Whitehorse hosts this year’s first Active Transport Forum

By | 2018-02-27T13:38:17+00:00 February 22nd, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

City of Whitehorse hosted Council's first Active Transport Forum yesterday, an initiative aimed at making cycling and walking easier for residents in the region. One of our ETC representatives, Cr Bill Bennett, briefed attendees on the Eastern Transport Coalition's priority asks for cycling and walking. Cycling and walking are key modes of both transport and [...]

19 02, 2018

ETC welcomes new Chair – Councillor Stuart James, City of Monash

By | 2018-02-27T13:38:17+00:00 February 19th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Last Thursday's ETC meeting saw the ETC elect a new Chair for 2018, Cr Stuart James from the City of Monash. For the latest updates on Cr James, follow his Facebook and Twitter. We thank Cr Peter Lockwood, Knox City Council, for his work as the Chair for ETC in 2017 and look forward to [...]

28 11, 2017

Replacing ageing train signalling

By | 2018-02-27T13:38:17+00:00 November 28th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The ETC welcomes the Government's announcement of a construction blitz that will replace decades-old signalling on our train network, something we have advocated for over the past year! This will ensure safer, more reliable services for passengers in the east. #springst #commuterscount Make sure that you check the PTV website for updates as buses will [...]

31 08, 2017

ETC meets with Public Transport Minister Jacinta Allan

By | 2018-02-27T13:38:17+00:00 August 31st, 2017|Blog post|0 Comments

The Eastern Transport Coalition recently met with Public Transport Minister Jacinta Allan and Shaun Leane MP at Parliament of Victoria to discuss our transport priorities for the Eastern Region. Our Councillors did an excellent job of presenting our case for increased services for our local communities. We have an exciting year ahead of us! Pictured, [...]

24 08, 2017

Project 8: Upgrading the Croydon Station Precinct

By | 2017-08-24T18:25:44+00:00 August 24th, 2017|Blog post|0 Comments

Croydon is a great place to live and work, but the area around Croydon Station is congested and inefficient. By elevating the rail line, we can remove the Coolstore Road level crossing and completely revitalise the area with new shops, more parking, better bus connections and brand new open space. Want better public transport and [...]

8 08, 2017

Project 3: Extending tram route 75

By | 2017-08-08T11:21:18+00:00 August 8th, 2017|Blog post|0 Comments

https://youtu.be/oFQt_CDqZWM Extending the route 75 tram to Knox Central would give more options to commuters and provide better connections between local businesses. It just makes sense – and that's why it's on our list. The 50 projects we advocate for will make Mebourne's east more livable and prepare for population growth. For the full [...]