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Wheely nice, say Greens: New bike lanes for Collingwood street

Adam Carey Collingwood will have separated Copenhagen-style bike lanes along Wellington Street after Yarra City Council voted in favour of building them at a meeting on Tuesday night.

Cycling link for Melbourne's north-east in doubt

Bike path on the East West link.

Adam Carey A $30 million bicycle link through Melbourne’s north-east that planning experts have urged the Napthine government to build as part of the East West Link is under a cloud after Planning...

CityLink founder warns 'wrong way, go back' on East West Link

East West link flythrough (Thumbnail)

Adam Carey It was the turn of the 1990s, Victoria's economy was as lank as Kurt Cobain's hair and civil engineers were scratching around for work.

'Missing link' in freeway network tops RACV election wishlist

Melbourne's ring road

Adam Carey Political parties vying for power in November's state election must commit to building the "missing link" freeway between the Metropolitan Ring Road and the Eastern Freeway if they want the backing...

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Toll road 'cheese stick' move mooted to save houses from East West Link

Citylink

Adam Carey and Aisha Dow The “cheese stick” that symbolically welcomes CityLink traffic to Melbourne could be shifted 80 metres north in a last-ditch change to the design of the East West Link that has been...

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Moreland Council votes to take legal action against East West Link

Artist's illustration of the proposed East West Link.

Adam Carey, Clay Lucas Moreland Council launched a strike against the Napthine government's signature major project on Friday night.

Home owners given notice on East West Link despite uncertainty over route

Matthew Guy, Victorian Planning Minister.

Adam Carey and Clay Lucas Dozens of Melbourne homeowners who live in the path of the proposed East West Link have been told the Napthine government intends to acquire their homes by early October, despite recent changes to...

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Alexandra Parade may lose traffic lanes to push cars into East West Link tunnel

'Dr Napthine’s plan will turn Alexandra Parade into a car park.': Brian Tee.

Adam Carey Lanes may be removed from Alexandra Parade and Princes Street as part of the East West Link toll-road project, in a move to reduce traffic on one of Melbourne’s most congested roads by pushing...

Drab train stations come to life in university design project

Melbourne train stations artists impressions

Adam Carey Some of Melbourne's most drab and dysfunctional suburban railway stations have been reimagined as vibrant public transport hubs serviced by London-style elevated train lines, in a new exhibition that...

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Government bows to pressure from home owners affected by the East West Link

East-west link

Adam Carey The cost of acquiring property to build the East West Link is set to increase by millions.

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The odyssey

Bus Driver Eril Mitchell who drives the 901 bus which is Melbourne's longest running from Frankston to Ringwood to the Airport.

Adam Carey I'm standing at the airport waiting for a bus. Midday. Friday. Tullamarine. An axis through which 30 million people pass each year, barely any of them on a public bus.

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State bypasses roads body on east-west link

16/01/2013 EAST 37406 MPIE and FRAE
Picture by Gary Sissons. 
Photo taken on Peninsula Link at the rear of Frankston Golf Course between Skye rd and Frankston Dandenong Rd.
Transport minister terry mulder addresses the media with Premier Edward Norman

Adam Carey Toll road has no prospect of getting recommendation for federal funding this year.

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Excessive force claim as police move east-west protesters

Protesters met by force (Thumbnail)

Rania Spooner and Adam Carey Police have disbanded a group of east-west link protesters who had gathered at a North Carlton site on Monday morning to disrupt drilling work.

Doncaster railway line 'could be built for $840m'

A train running on time.

Adam Carey A raliway line to Doncaster could be built for $840 million and paid for using taxes raised from the higher property values it would generate, says a report.

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Cost of Doncaster line 'too cheap'

The report says a rail line could be built along the Eastern Freeway median.

Adam Carey Tim Gosbell doubts it could be built for $840 million because of the large amount of tunnelling that would be required.

Traders fear bike lanes could roll businesses

Wellington Street

Adam Carey Tailor Peter Toumbourou has fought off major threats during his many years in the rag trade.

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No ban for bash claim taxi driver

Clare Bellhouse.

Adam Carey A taxi driver who allegedly bashed two 19-year-old women in Collingwood early on Sunday morning has not been barred from driving a taxi almost a week after the incident, despite having been...