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Footscray's Shepherd Bridge bridge in urgent need of repairs, says report

Adam Carey One of Melbourne's most important road bridges is in urgent need of work so both trucks and cyclists can continue to use it safely, an expert report given to the Napthine government has found.

Fix missing links in tram network: Greens

Adam Carey Melbourne’s tram network would be extended by 56 kilometres, linking up tram routes that currently end at quiet suburban locations with nearby shopping centres and railway stations, under a...

Concern locals being forgotten in rush to sign contracts for Dandenong rail project

Concerned Monash mayor Geoff Lake.

Adam Carey and Konrad Marshall Communities in Melbourne’s south-east fear their voices will be ignored by the Napthine government as it rushes to sign contracts for the multibillion-dollar Dandenong rail corridor project...

East West Link project approved with Royal Park largely spared

East West Link.

Adam Carey and Clay Lucas The six-kilometre East West Link tollway through Melbourne's inner north will be built after Planning Minister Matthew Guy announced he had approved the project on Monday.

Inner-west truck curfew could be expanded

Truck traffic on Francis Street, Yarraville.

Adam Carey Night-time truck bans could be extended to residential streets in Melbourne’s inner west that are used by hundreds of heavy vehicles a night, as the Napthine government seeks to address...

Roads and rail paved with election year cash

The showpiece is the Melbourne Rail Link, a 7.5 kilometre tunnel from South Yarra to Southern Cross Station.

Adam Carey Road and rail projects that will transform Melbourne dominate the Victorian budget in this election year, with the Napthine government pledging that up to $24 billion will be invested in new...

State budget 2014: Major road and rail projects worth $24b to transform Melbourne

Public transport is a major focus of the state budget.

Adam Carey In an election year budget, the Napthine government has picked up on the public mood and gone all out on transport spending, pledging that up to $24 billion will be invested in major new...

East-west viaduct coming and Kensington residents want out

Bent st Apartments

Adam Carey The owners of dozens of new apartments in a converted warehouse in Kensington have implored the Napthine government to buy them out because their homes will be just 14 metres from an elevated road...

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Disabled train and tram passengers forgotten

Luba Grigorovitch

Adam Carey and Henrietta Cook Passengers with disabilities are being left stranded on Melbourne's trains and trams because drivers ''forget'' to help them off at their requested stop or station, an inquiry has heard.

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No trains on Ballarat, Bendigo, Sunbury lines for three weeks

Victoria gets 40 new regional carriages (Thumbnail)

Adam Carey Three railway lines will be completely shut down for more than three weeks from Saturday until January 19 as work on the regional rail link, the state's biggest infrastructure project, goes into...

Port of Melbourne calls for changes to east-west link plans

The Port of Melbourne.

Adam Carey Port of Melbourne Corporation fears toll road will create traffic bottlenecks near the port.

Time to unearth London secrets

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

Training on wrong track, says rail union

Like this: Geoff Moody demonstrates the simulator.

Adam Carey Metro train drivers are being instructed how to drive along newly changed tracks in Melbourne's west by watching an animated movie, instead of learning while inside a train.

Sun sinks on Little Ethiopia as work on rail project cuts a lifeline for community

Abeda Belay

Adam Carey Abeselom Nega stands outside his shop Queen of Sheba, one of a clutch of small African restaurants on Nicholson Street in Footscray, a stretch dubbed ''Little Ethiopia''.

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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City residents rail at train racket that's a bridge too far

Victoria Franzke with her baby Reuben.

Adam Carey When David Franzke and Victoria Huf bought a house across the road from a railway line 10 years ago, they knew they would have to live with the intrusive noise of the odd diesel train thundering by.

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Taxi drivers struggling to earn living wage

Taxi

Adam Carey Taxi drivers are 'a new and disturbing category of the working poor', a report has found.

All rides lead to town

It's Ride to Work day in Melbourne.

Adam Carey Like spokes on a wheel, hundreds of cyclists converged on the city centre this morning for the annual Ride to Work day.

Woman shot dead in suburban street, man held

Police tape

Adam Carey A woman has been shot and killed in broad daylight in the middle of a residential street in Footscray.

Banana prices bend up as cyclone shortage hits

Banana

Adam Carey Would you pay $3 for a banana?

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