A plan to build a rail line to Melbourne Airport through a public private partnership will receive $10 million in the coming state budget.
Transport Reporter for The Age
Millions of dollars pledged to some of Victoria's most financially stricken taxi licence owners looks set to be clawed back by the tax office, after it ruled the hardship payments are taxable income.
It's the pride of the Albury line, a refurbished V/Line train gleaming in new yellow and purple livery. But just days after making its maiden run between Melbourne and Albury on the state's north-eastern border, the "tarted up" train was whipped out of service after getting another, less welcome, paint job.
'Missing link' in Melbourne's ring road will be kick-started with planning funding from state.
Transdev has never met its contractual monthly punctuality target.
Victoria's regional rail operator has an overcrowding problem, and statistics show it is getting worse, even as it adds an extra 16 three-carriage trains.
Melbourne tram passengers are being left stranded as the network operator tries to avoid huge fines for missing its punctuality targets.
New plans for St Kilda Road bike lanes that would see cyclists riding down the middle of the boulevard are unsafe and should be dumped, Port Phillip Council says.
Hundreds of impatient motorists on the Eastern Freeway are being fined every month for illegally driving in the lane reserved for buses and taxis. Data indicates the problem has grown worse in the past year, in which the number of fines issued jumped by 55 per cent.
The West Gate and Bolte bridges should be strengthened to handle much heavier trucks, the Port of Melbourne's new private owners say.