In less than five years, Southland has become the 7th busiest station on the Frankston line
Some random thoughts on the State Election result. Labor is back in government for a 3rd term, winning at least 52 seats, perhaps only down slightly from the last “Danslide” election. It underscores for me that despite widespread predictions of a COVID-19 backlash against the government, and Dan Andrews specifically, most people – even if ... [More]
Nothing stops the Big Build… except for the election.
It’s just a week to go until the Victorian state election, and early voting has been underway since Monday. So how do the major parties compare on transport issues? Labor is trading off its record since 2014, with 67 level crossings removed, and projects currently funded and underway to get that number to 110. There ... [More]
Here’s an update on the state of level crossing removals. I’ve done these lists before: 2020, 2018, 2017, 2014. They’re all based on the 2008 ALCAM list, which ranked Victoria’s level crossings by risk. It’s now pretty old, and rankings would have changed due to different road and train traffic growth, but it’s still the ... [More]
If you don’t want a parking permit, you can get a free Myki Pass instead.
The Coalition addressing PT fares is welcome, but a more considered fare reform package is really what’s needed.
Why should only the wealthy be able to afford the discounts?
The trains are great. Perhaps unsurprisingly the buses are meh. But it’s the trams that are a real disappointment.
What’s going on with iPhone and Myki?