28 11, 2017

Replacing ageing train signalling

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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 replace […]

14 11, 2017

Project number 14: The Box Hill Transport Interchange

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The Box Hill Transport Interchange is old, out of date, and not meeting the needs of the thousands of passengers who use it every day. It’s time for an upgrade. If you agree, like our video on Facebook


10 11, 2017

The RACV On Track Survey

By |November 10th, 2017|Blog post|0 Comments

The Eastern Transport Coalition (ETC) supports the RACV On Track Survey and encourage that our residents in the east participate to share their knowledge on what improvements are needed for the eastern region. The survey runs through November.


9 11, 2017

Project 28: Extending the Westall Road

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In this week’s Monash Leader you can read about the Deputy Mayor of Monash and ETC representative Councillor Stuart James call for the completion of the Westall Road extension.

See Cr James explain the project here and read this week’s article:

31 08, 2017

ETC meets with Public Transport Minister Jacinta Allan

By |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, from […]

24 08, 2017

Project 8: Upgrading the Croydon Station Precinct

By |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 a brand […]

8 08, 2017

Project 3: Extending tram route 75

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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 list of projects, […]

18 07, 2017

5 reasons to choose public transport

By |July 18th, 2017|Blog post|0 Comments

Public transport is crucial to the growth and wellbeing of our community. The Eastern Transport Coalition (ETC) strives to give commuters in Melbourne’s east access to safe and convenient public transport modes with frequent and reliable services. Here’s a few reasons why we think you should choose public transport next time you’re heading out:

5 07, 2017

The ETC invited to comment on the CGD draft Integrated Transport Plan 2017-22

By |July 5th, 2017|Blog post|0 Comments

The ETC welcomes the opportunity to provide comment on the City of Greater Dandenong draft Integrated Transport Plan 2017 – 22.

As City of Greater Dandenong state on their website:

Transport is central to our modern way of life. It connects us with our families, friends and community as well as to resources, employment, and services. An […]

26 06, 2017

Priority project: Melbourne Water Pipe Track

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Part of this off-road path has already been constructed. These two images give you an indication of what the path looks like before and after construction: