This is Melbourne’s Detroit or Vancouver moment…

“With every week the stakes become clearer for the future of Melbourne,” said PTUA President Dr Tony Morton. “Do we embrace a Detroit future by going ahead with the $18 billion East West Link? Or do we follow the example of the world’s most liveable cities, like Vancouver when 40 years ago it said no to more motorways, and invest in world-beating public transport and an efficient arterial road network?”

I’m very much inclined to agree, we need more sustainable public transport not more motorways, free-ways and more traffic congestion.

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