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New Docklands Station under Metro 2 plans, but what about Yarra’s Edge?

June 26th, 2024 - Sean Car

The state government has revealed its preferred route for the long-awaited Metro 2 underground train to Fishermans Bend, but locals in Yarra’s Edge are pushing for the inclusion of a dedicated station of their own.

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“Cycling super-highway” under way amid further local safety concerns

May 28th, 2024 - Sean Car

The Victorian Government has begun construction of a new 2.5-kilometre “cycling super-highway” to Docklands as calls mount for safety upgrades to dangerous intersections around the West Gate Tunnel project.

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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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E-scooters have launched

E-scooters have launched

February 3rd, 2022 - David Schout
Punting on a sure thing

Punting on a sure thing

August 31st, 2022 - Jack Hayes
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