All FORUM VIDEOS
Videos of the eight MTF Transport Forum across Melbourne are now available on our YouTube channel
Starting in July at the Melbourne Town Hall with Minister for Transport Infra Structure and Deputy Premier Jacinta Allan, Opposition spokesperson Dr Matthew Bach MLC and Greens Sam Hibbins MLA, a further seven local forums were held during September and October.
Port Phillip: Nina Taylor MLC, Sam Hibbins MLA and David Davis MLC
Merri-bek: Tim Read MLA; Shea Evans, Reason Candidate for Brunswick; Evan Mulholland, Liberal candidate for Northern Metro Region; and Mike Williams, Labor candidate for Brunswick.
Melton: Luba Grigorovitch, ALP Candidate for Kororoit; Bernadette Thomas, Greens candidates for Western Metro; Catherine Cumming, Independent MLC Western Metro Region; and John Fletcher, Liberal candidate for Kororoit.
Mornington Peninsula: Briony Hutton, Liberal candidate for Hastings; Paul Mercurio, Labor candidate for Hastings; and Paul Saunders, Greens candidates for Hastings.
Banyule: Aiv Puglielli, Greens candidate for North-Eastern Metropolitan; Matthew Bach MLC, Liberal spokesperson for Transport Infrastructure. (Note that ALP MLC withdrew, and no Labor alternative was available)
Whitehorse: Aiv Puglielli, Greens candidate for North-Eastern Metropolitan; Paul Hamer, MLA Box Hill; and Nicole Ta-Ei Werner, Liberal candidate for Box Hill.
Casey: Brad Battin, MLA Gembrook; Michael Galea, Labor for South-Eastern Metro; and Alex Breskin, Greens candidate South Eastern Metro Region.
Candidates and MPs from all major parties presented their transport policies to local communities and responded to questions.
MTF's February meeting heard two presentations from local planners who have looked at overseas examples of urban transport planning.
Congrats to speakers
Congratulations to the successful candidates and MPs who participated in one of our MTF Transport Forums before the election.
Better Buses in the West
Dr John Stone, Senior lecturer, Faculty of Architecture, Building and Planning at the University of Melbourne spoke on Better Buses for Melbourne’s West at the MTF July meeting.
# Melbourne Airport
Melbourne Airport: Master Development Plan consultation and 3rd Runway Project
Four members of the DoT Active Transport Team discuss the learnings from the recent pop-up cycle lanes in Melbourne and suburbs.
THE Grattan Car Plan
The Grattan Car Plan: practical policies for cleaner transport and better cities.
Presented by Marion Terrill, 2 March 2022.
Moving Forward Together
Moving Forward Together: Advancing Safe, Inclusive and Resilient Streets. A presentation by Melissa and Chris Bruntlett, noted Canadian / Dutch cycling ambassadors.
Victorian freight planning and policy initiatives update
Freight Victoria’s presentation on the fascinating topic of freight planning was the highlight of the December MTF meeting.
Victoria Walks: Understanding Pedestrian Crashes
Victoria Walks’ Duane Burtt presented the latest results of research into pedestrian crashes to the MTF November meeting.
IV 30 Year Strategy and transport themes
Presentations by Peter Kartsidimas and Neil France from Infrastructure Victoria focused on the transport themes in their newly released 30-year Infrastructure Strategy.