transport

Coalition fares announcement: free CBD trams; zone 2 gone [Updated]

The Herald Sun reports the government is planning big changes to Melbourne public transport fares: The radical changes, being unveiled today ahead of the State Budget, would cap maximum daily fares at the Zone 1 rate across Melbourneโ€™s entire tram, rail and bus network. And CBD and Docklands trams would be free under the changes, due to take effect on New Yearโ€™s Day. The cost of the windf