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More delays on Flinder St bike lane projects

More delays on Flinder St bike lane projects

November 21st, 2023 - David Schout

A key CBD bike lane project has been further delayed without explanation.

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Metro Tunnel to take first passengers in September 2024, ahead of schedule

October 25th, 2023 - David Schout

The Metro Tunnel’s builder has revealed “day one operations” would be in September next year, ahead of the state government’s 2025 schedule.

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E-scooter trial extended over summer

October 25th, 2023 - Brendan Rees

Inner-city Melbourne’s electric scooter trial will be extended over summer as the state government holds off on any decision in whether to make it a permanent rollout in the transportation network.

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

August 23rd, 2023 - David Schout

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

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

August 23rd, 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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Lord Mayor calls for safer e-scooter practices as operators could face ban if they “can’t meet minimum standards” 

June 21st, 2023 - Brendan Rees

City of Melbourne Lord Mayor Sally Capp has moved a motion calling for “better, safer and a clearer set of regulations and enforcement” of electric scooter use.

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

June 21st, 2023 - David Schout

Pedestrians could soon be battling with less cars under a new vision for the CBD’s streets, but one City of Melbourne councillor called the plan “elitist” and a “tone-deaf slap in the face” to traders.

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Council lagging behind on 44km bike lane goal

May 24th, 2023 - David Schout

The City of Melbourne is not on track to reach its goal of installing 44km of protected bike lanes by mid-2024.

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Pedestrians, drivers confused in CBD “shared zones”

April 26th, 2023 - David Schout

Pedestrians are generally hesitant crossing the road despite having right of way in CBD “shared zones”, a review has found.

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Residents let down by airport rail delay

April 26th, 2023 - Sean Car

A recent announcement by the Victorian Government that the long-awaited fast rail link to Melbourne Airport would no longer meet its mooted 2029 completion date has left many in the community frustrated, and none more so than central city residents.

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Triumph for fan-power

Triumph for fan-power

September 30th, 2014 - CBD News
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