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'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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Napthine government out to recoup Transurban windfall from freeway widening project

The Age News 
Picture by Wayne Taylor
3rd October 2012
Citylink Domain tunnel opens to traffic this afternoon after being closed all day.

Adam Carey The Napthine government stands to recoup half of the revenue that CityLink operator Transurban has reaped from increased traffic movements generated by the $1.

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.

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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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,...

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...

Victorians hit for $1 million a day for rail upgrade

The new Springvale Station, the Springvale Rd level Crosing has been removed. ]

Adam Carey, Royce Millar Victorians will be asked to pay up to $5.2 billion, or almost $1 million a day, for the Napthine government's hastily arranged Pakenham/Cranbourne rail upgrade, the first long term privatisation of a...

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.

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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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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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.

Boost for rail tunnel

Crowded train

Josh Gordon and Adam Carey The Gillard government is expected to announce funding for Melbourne's $9 billion metro rail tunnel, placing it at odds with Opposition Leader Tony Abbott, who has said he will back the east-west...

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Airport set to fly into the big time

Avalon Airport from the air 25th of February 2004 The Age news Picture by JOE ARMAO SPECIAL AIRPORT

Adam Carey Avalon is poised to become Melbourne's second international airport after the Australian and Philippines governments cleared the way for direct flights in and out of there.

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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