Melbourne sustainable transport reform

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Melbourne's transport system, while including extensive tram (light rail), rail, and bus networks, is very dominated by use of the private car for most travel.

Several efforts to reform this are underway. Some significant resources and organisations involved in this effort are listed below.

As of 2013, a current major effort is to protest and prevent the Melbourne East-West tunnel in favour of greater public transport investment, such as improved signalling on the rail network, and an upgrade of the rail options in the Doncaster corridor.

Relevant Appropedia Project[edit]

  • Melb East West Link - CIS Process - Guidelines on critical views regarding the East-West Link in Melbourne - especially aimed at concerned community members wanting guidance and help putting together a submission.


External Links[edit]

Public Interest Organisations and Campaigns[edit]

  • - a campaign for better transport initiated by local governments and the Melbourne Transport Forum.
  • - Students LInking Melbourne Sustainably (SLIMS) - a collaboration primarily between UniMelb and RMIT students to propose alternatives to the EW Link for Melbourne's transport network.

Knowledge-sharing efforts[edit]

(That involve a significant sustainable transport element)

Organisations and Research Projects[edit]

Maps and Indicator Projects[edit]