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More space for pedestrians, less for cars in plan to “rebalance” city streets

More space for pedestrians, less for cars in plan to “rebalance” city streets

June 28th, 2023 - David Schout

Docklanders walking into the CBD may soon be battling with less cars under a new vision for the city’s streets, however one councillor called the plan “elitist” and a “tone-deaf slap in the face” to traders.


Rider education and behaviour change key to e-scooter trial, residents say

May 11th, 2023 - Brendan Rees

Docklands residents and pedestrian safety advocates are hoping that the state government’s extension of the electric scooter hire scheme will see an expansion of rider education and rules enforced.

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Drivers to expect delays on Footscray Rd as major West Gate Tunnel Project works begin

February 1st, 2023 - Brendan Rees

Motorists are being urged to plan ahead as construction of a new elevated road above Footscray Rd enters a major phase of the West Gate Tunnel Project (WGTP).

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Punting on a sure thing

August 31st, 2022 - Jack Hayes

In a city renowned for its sprawling tram network – in fact, the world’s largest – there is another form of transport, perhaps Melbourne’s most unique, which many locals have probably never heard of.

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Construction of walking and cycling crossover to begin as part of West Gate Tunnel works

August 3rd, 2022 - Sean Car

Preparations are underway to start building the connections that will link up walking and cycling paths across Footscray Rd and Moonee Ponds Creek as part of the West Gate Tunnel Project.

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More bus services to Fishermans Bend a “gamechanger”

August 3rd, 2022 - Brendan Rees

Two major bus routes linking the CBD and Fishermans Bend are set to double their weekday services, the state government has announced.

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“One of the most successful trials worldwide”: E-scooter trips hit one million

June 29th, 2022 - David Schout

Melburnians have embraced the city’s first shared electric scooter scheme, reaching one million rides after just four months of operation.

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Labor commits to exploring transport options in Fishermans Bend, including “trackless trams”

May 4th, 2022 - Sean Car

An elected Albanese Labor Government would be the first federal government to work with the Victorian Government on delivering public transport to Fishermans Bend, with Macnamara candidate Josh Burns announcing $3 million for a feasibility study last month.

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E-bike and e-scooters debate re-emerges after misuse sparks calls for education

March 30th, 2022 - Brendan Rees

The e-bike and e-scooter debate has again divided community opinion after a resident spoke of their frustration of seeing the electric-powered transport devices dumped across the Docklands precinct.

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E-scooters have launched

February 3rd, 2022 - David Schout

Hundreds of electric scooters will be available to hire across Docklands and nearby surrounds from February 1 as the City of Melbourne confirmed details of a long-awaited hire scheme.

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