IV 30 Year Strategy and transport themes

Sep 1, 2021 | Highlights, LinkedIn

People riding bikes through city

September’s MTF meeting included our Annual General Meeting followed by our regular meeting with a guest presentation from Infrastructure Victoria.


The guest presentation by Peter Kartsidimas and Neil France from Infrastructure Victoria focused on the transport themes in their newly released 30-year Infrastructure Strategy.
See a PDF of their slides 

COVID trends identified by IV

Active Uptake
= increased walking & cycling in inner Melbourne.
Flexible Work
= flexible start/finish times and increased working from home.

MTF Loves Buses 2

A joint MTF / MAV event
9.30 am – 1 pm, 18 October 2021
A date has been set for the second Bus Forum and registrations are now open.
All councillors and staff are welcome to attended.
Program highlights include:
DOT on their latest Bus Plan
Information and analysis of the NSW conversion to zero emission buses
Reports on current Victorian On Demand Bus trials
There will also be a workshop lead by council bus champions.
The final program and speakers will be released in early October.
Register here 




State budget review

The State and Federal budgets were the topic of a panel discussion involving council transport analysists, rail experts and a transport reporter from a major news outlet.



MTF's February meeting heard two presentations from local planners who have looked at overseas examples of urban transport planning.


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.