transport

Flagstaff Stn and William St pedestrian/passenger congestion needs fixing

This is Flagstaff station yesterday at 8:50am. It's not a once-off occurence, but happens regularly. As patronage has grown at Parliament and Melbourne Central, more gates have gradually gone in... fitting more in at Flagstaff is probably a challenge, but one that will have to be looked at, perhaps in conjunction with the conversion from Metcard to Myki gates in the next year or so. But

transport

Flagstaff station turns 25

Next Thursday marks 25 years since the completion of the City Loop. Flagstaff Station was the last loop station to open -- on the 27th of May 1985. It's the only station in Melbourne that is closed on weekends -- being in the middle of the legal precinct, it's a bit quiet around there on Saturdays and Sundays, though there are increasing numbers of residential buildings in the area. It's pro