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E-scooter trial extended for the third time

E-scooter trial extended for the third time

April 5th, 2024 - Brendan Rees

The controversial e-scooter trial in the inner city has been extended for a further six months as the state government seeks to investigate “additional safety and compliance measures”.

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Footscray Rd and Wurundjeri Way reopen

March 27th, 2024 - Brendan Rees

Footscray Rd and Wurundjeri Way have reopened to traffic as part of the step in the West Gate Tunnel Project (WGTP), much to the relief of motorists.

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New smart poles rolled out in Fishermans Bend

March 27th, 2024 - Brendan Rees

New smart poles featuring weather sensors, transport sensors, LoRaWAN connectivity and smart lighting will be activated as part of a 12-month pilot program in Fishermans Bend.

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Residents unhappy over “secretive” local West Gate Tunnel projects

February 28th, 2024 - Brendan Rees

A $100 million “transport and amenity program” (TAP) that was supposed to ease traffic impacts in Docklands and West Melbourne when the West Gate Tunnel opens is being used to finance projects in the CBD, outraging residents.

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New landmark emerging on Footscray Rd

February 28th, 2024 - Sean Car

A brand-new bright green cycling and pedestrian veloway is growing before the eyes of Docklanders above Footscray Rd.

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New tram stop flagged to help improve safety around Docklands Primary School

January 31st, 2024 - Sean Car

Authorities are actively considering adding a new tram stop at the Footscray Rd terminus opposite Docklands Primary School to ease congestion at other nearby stops and improve accessibility to the school for families.

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Delays to continue around Wurundjeri Way

November 29th, 2023 - Sean Car

Following a brief reopening over the coming Christmas and New Year break, the northern end of Wurundjeri Way will close again for a further two months as part of the completion of the West Gate Tunnel Project (WGTP).

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More delays on bike lane projects, as Flinders St pushed back

November 1st, 2023 - David Schout

A key bike lane project that will improve connection between Docklands and Fishermans Bend is likely not to meet its promised completion date.

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New audio warning for illegal footpath riders in e-scooter crackdown

August 30th, 2023 - David Schout

New “in-app communication” trial on Swanston and Elizabeth streets sees e-scooters telling off their non-compliant riders.

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“Not improving at all”: Slowdown continues on accessible tram upgrades

August 30th, 2023 - David Schout

Deferred La Trobe St works are the latest delay to making tram stops accessible for those with restricted mobility.

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More trams for commuters

More trams for commuters

February 11th, 2014 - Docklands News
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