Adam Carey

Adam Carey

Cyclists complain of buses' return to Swanston Street

Adam Carey Tourist buses are back, five years after they were banned following the death of a cyclist.

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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Three 'solutions' all bring new problems

GENERIC freeway

Adam Carey A plan to build a bypass around one of Victoria's oldest towns has hit trouble.

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E-Tags the go as myki take its toll, lobby group says

Adam Carey Victoria's trouble-plagued myki smartcard should be abandoned and replaced with e-Tag, the successful electronic payment device for toll roads, the state's public transport lobby group says.

Paul Dale not guilty on all counts

Paul Dale awaits the outcome of his Supreme Court trial.

Adam Carey and Dan Oakes Former Victorian detective Paul Dale has been found not guilty of lying about his relationship with slain underworld figure Carl Williams.

Two killed in wall collapse

Wall

Darren Gray and Adam Carey Witnesses have told of their frantic efforts to save three people trapped after a brick wall collapsed in Melbourne's CBD on Thursday afternoon.

New footage in gun theft probe

Gun theft from Huntingdale self-storage building

Adam Carey Police have released footage of two thieves stealing guns from a self-storage facility in Melbourne's east in the hope it leads them to the two offenders.

Gippsland trains halted over safety fears

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Adam Carey The Gippsland railway line has been shut down until further notice east of Traralgon because some level crossings are not detecting approaching trains early enough to ensure safety.

Free helmets in bid to jump-start bike share plan

The Age News
21st March 2013
Picture by Wayne Taylor
Melbourne bikes now with complimentary helmuts at the bike bank in Bourke st Docklands.

Jared Lynch and Adam Carey The state government hopes handing out free helmets will breathe life into its failing bike-share program, which is yet to break even in three years of operation.

Offenders risk losing their licence

Road rage.

Jason Dowling and Adam Carey Courts have been granted sweeping new powers to cancel or suspend drivers' licences for any 'conviction or finding of guilt for any offence' - not just driving offences - in a bid to crack down on...

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Don't fight back: how to tackle road rage

Adam Carey, Jason Dowling Do not retaliate.

Women ready to ride but safe routes missing

Sian Bloom.

Adam Carey and Michelle Slater Bella Ross used to ride to work, pedalling along the inner city's patchwork of bike lanes.

Road violence surges

Andrew Clarke.

Jason Dowling and Adam Carey Reports of road rage violence have risen dramatically, with Victoria Police recording a 42 per cent increase in driving-related assaults between strangers.

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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.

V/Line conductors unable to sell tickets under myki

Tracy O'Brien

Adam Carey V/Line conductors will lose the power to sell tickets to passengers soon after myki replaces paper tickets on most regional railway lines this year, potentially increasing the rate of fare evasion.

Gippsland puts its case to host rail line

Bullet train

Adam Carey Gippsland councils want a proposed high-speed rail line across Australia's east coast to run through their communities, arguing it would inject new life into the region and do more to fix Melbourne's...

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Myki cash grab disables machines

MYKI Card sample

Adam Carey Myki machines at suburban railway stations have been damaged in an apparent attempt to steal cash, sparking a police investigation.

Lobby urges tram extensions to avoid dead-end trips

End of the line: The route three tram terminus is kilometres away from the Glen Waverley railway line and Chadstone shopping centre.

Adam Carey It's mid-morning in East Malvern, and another route three tram lumbers into the terminus at the small shopping strip at the intersection of Waverley and Darling roads, just as they have for the past...

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Billion-dollar plan to fix dangerous roads

A Frankston roadside memorial.

Adam Carey The state government will spend $1 billion to cut the road toll.

Major engineering hurdles remain for new rail tunnel beneath city

Burnley Loop tunnel.

Adam Carey Investigative work well under way on building the proposed Melbourne Metro tunnel.

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