Concept image of North Melbourne Station concourse as part of Metro Tunnel project

Designs revealed for Melbourne Metro Tunnel stations

VICTORIAN Public Transport Minister Jacinta Allan last week unveiled the final designs for the five underground stations to be built as part of the Metro Tunnel project, which she said will combine functionality, space and natural light with the latest in public transport infrastructure design.

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Melbourne Bike Share

Cycling key to unlocking congestion: City of Melbourne discussion paper

WITH a bike lane able to carry three times as many people as a traffic lane in less than half the space, getting more city commuters onto bikes is a vital piece to solving the transport congestion puzzle, according to a City of Melbourne discussion paper released last week.

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Draft Macedon Ranges Localised Planning Statement

Victorian Parliament passes legislation to protect Macedon Ranges

THE Victorian Government last week announced that the state's most iconic natural areas will now have better developmental protection following the successful passage of the Distinctive Areas and Landscapes Bill 2017 through State Parliament.

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Melbourne city skyline

Draft Budget 2018/19 released by City of Melbourne

THE City of Melbourne will deliver its biggest budget ever in 2018/19, with more than $576 million worth of community services, initiatives and capital works projects designed to help the city cope with an unprecedented population increase in coming years.

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Concept image of Mordialloc Freeway

Two contractors shortlisted for Mordialloc Freeway

THE Victorian Government last week said that drivers in Melbourne's south-east are a step closer to the 'congestion-busting' Mordialloc Freeway, with two contractors now shortlisted to start works on the new freeway.

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'Train Over Tram', Melbourne

Public Transport Network discussion paper released by City of Melbourne

THE City of Melbourne has released the third of eight transport discussion papers to inform a new Transport Strategy for the municipality, with its latest Public Transport Network discussion paper describing the public transport system as being critical to a liveable, prosperous and sustainable city.

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