A total ban on the heaviest trucks crossing the West Gate Bridge will take effect on November 1, potentially forcing more hulking B-Doubles to mix with inner city traffic.
Transport Reporter for The Age
Melbourne bus drivers are assaulted more than once a month on average.
It's the place where Melbourne's trams stop and smell the roses, but the route 8 dogleg past the Royal Botanic Gardens could be consigned to history within two years.
Some of Melbourne's busiest intersections will be reprogrammed to give greater priority to trams, as transport authorities grapple with road congestion and a huge spike in tram patronage.
Mustard must have seemed the perfect colour for Flinders Street Station's facade in 1980. It would have matched the Yarra River's murky brown and the industrial gloom of the factory buildings on the south bank.
Victorian taxpayers are spending more than $45 for every passenger who travels on all-night train public transport on weekends, in a 12-month trial set to cost the state $83.6 million.
Less than five years ago the first Metro train ran all the way out to South Morang.
There are fears that Federation Square's foundations could be shaken by construction of the Melbourne Metro rail tunnel, threatening the structural integrity of the place that has become Melbourne's civic heart.
It's likely that nobody travelling around Melbourne on Sunday will notice, but a small trial is set to take place that could signal the start of a huge change in how people move around the city.
Metro has admitted that maintenance failures on its part caused two trains to derail on the same bend within five days.