Posts Tagged ‘transport’

Mernda Rail Extension Community Information Session

I dropped into the Mernda Rail Community Information Session late this morning after my daughters swimming lesson and caught the last 20-30 minutes.

Crowding on South Morang trains solved?

Today the October 2013 load standard surveys were released by PTV for trains and trams in Melbourne. I suspect with the seat of Yan Yean to be hotly contested at this years state election given the redistribution of the electoral boundaries Transport Minister Mulder jumped on the front foot to boast about the results on […]

2005 to 2013 growth in Mernda & Doreen

I have been looking for ways to document the population explosion in the Mernda / Doreen area and I struck gold with a little bit of help from Google Earth and an internet favourite… a GIF.

Testing the $7 rural public transport theory

Earlier this month it was announced that on January 1st 2014 public transport fares would rise across the state. With that in mind I wrote this blog piece… The $7 one way public transport trip to rural Victoria. I had the chance over the break to test the theory out.

Public Transport Forum – November 2010

In a bit of a twitter exchange this morning with Martin Pakula, Daniel Bowen and Tim Pallas I was pointed to the audio of a radio transport forum held by Jon Faine on ABC radio 774 in Melbourne back on the 17th of November 2010 about 10 days before the 2010 state election.

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