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Better buses proposed in Rowville rail line report

Adam Carey Residents of Melbourne’s south-east who’ve waited 45 years for the Rowville rail line to be built should expect to wait at least another 10, but can take consolation in the prospect of...

Myki to continue beyond contract, says Public Transport Victoria

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Adam Carey Despite its flaws, no further changes by the company that designed the ticketing system are scheduled, and it is likely to live on beyond its 2016 contract expiry.

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Transurban to use boost in toll revenue to widen parts of CityLink, ease Bolte Bridge bottleneck

Bolte Bridge

Adam Carey and Richard Willingham CityLink operator Transurban will use a huge boost in toll revenue to pay for an $850 million widening of the toll road between Essendon Airport and the West Gate Freeway, including fixing the...

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...

Napthine's rail tunnel plan based on 'interim' business case

Matthew Guy.

Adam Carey, Clay Lucas, Nick Toscano, Henrietta Cook The Napthine government's decision to rip up nine years' planning work on a rail tunnel through Melbourne's CBD in favour of a new route through South Melbourne was hatched less than six months ago...

On a fast track

Metro.

Royce Millar and Adam Carey Lobbyist, former state government treasurer and current Liberal Party federal president Alan Stockdale played a key role in a multibillion-dollar rail upgrade approved without tender by the Napthine...

Knowledge test will 'weed out' Melbourne's worst taxi drivers

The Age 
Picture by Wayne Taylor
27th November 2012
Generic picture of Taxis at Melbourne Airport.

Adam Carey The forthcoming taxi Knowledge test will put Melbourne's prospective cabbies and some current drivers through a rigorous, three-hour exam in which they must answer 85 per cent of 155 questions...

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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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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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Time to unearth London secrets

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

901 bus service 'flawed'

901 bus to the Airport

Adam Carey The high-frequency public bus to Melbourne Airport has not dented the overwhelming dominance of car travel to Tullamarine.

State government announces new off-ramp for east-west link

Denis Napthine.

Adam Carey A new off-ramp from the east-west link to Ormond Road will be built as part of the major road project, funnelling toll road traffic into Ascot Vale and Moonee Ponds, the Napthine government has...

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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Airport keeps buses at bay

melbourne airport parking

Adam Carey There are 23,000 car parking spaces at Melbourne Airport - and one public bus stop.

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Tunnel visions

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

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.

Cabbies' pay set to jump in taxi shake-up

Taxi.

Adam Carey Melbourne taxi customers will pay more on weekends and taxi drivers will need to pass a knowledge test as part of swinging reforms to the industry.

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