Adam Carey

Adam Carey

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.

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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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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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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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.

Greens pitch north tram link

Traffic congestion in North Melbourne.

Adam Carey A new cross-town tram line would be built across Melbourne's inner north under a Greens alternative to the east-west road link.

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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