Adam Carey

Adam Carey

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.

Rail projects will not help traffic congestion, hearing told

East West Link.

Aisha Dow, Adam Carey The Doncaster and Metro rail projects would not ease the road congestion that the East West Link has been designed to fix, according to the authority in charge of building the road.

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Labor could tear up East West Link contract if it wins election

Link

Adam Carey Should Labor win the November state election, there is no legal impediment stopping it from tearing up the contract for the East West Link if it is sincere in its opposition to the road project,...

Public Transport Victoria plans to expand cross-town buses

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Adam Carey A network of more than 30 bus routes running every 10 minutes would criss-cross much of Melbourne within less than a decade under ambitious plans produced by Public Transport Victoria.

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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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Sale of port would fund Labor's transport scheme

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Adam Carey The sale of Port of Melbourne would fund biggest ever assault on Melbourne's level crossings under a Labor government.

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Time to unearth London secrets

Adam Carey Melbourne needs to follow London and find a solution to an impending rail capacity crisis.

Critics fear repeat of bus tender mistakes

Bus

Adam Carey Aggressive bidding war could hit service standards and damage industry, critics fear.

Tunnel visions

Adam Carey Adam Carey reports on the traffic chaos and plans to avoid a repeat.

Baillieu's transport report card: solid, but uninspiring

Transport score card.

Adam Carey It is an accepted part of the narrative of the 2010 election that Melburnians' festering gripes about transport helped propel Ted Baillieu to a surprise win.

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'Optimism bias' on toll road plan

The road carried just 53,000 vehicles a day last month, less than two-thirds of Veitch Lister’s forecast.

Adam Carey Company that overestimated traffic on Brisbane's financially failed airport toll road hired to predict the traffic on Melbourne's proposed east-west toll road.

Attention passengers, your expanded rail network has been delayed

Leading cities are building public-transport networks, transport expert says.

Adam Carey The reports are in - an extended rail network is at least a decade away.