Proposed changes

VIC's Brimbank residents and commuters are being consulted on a new and improved bus network

Proposed changes
Proposed changes

November 20, 2013

Public Transport Victoria is proposing a new bus network in Brimbank and inviting those affected to have their say.

Community information sessions will be held later this month for the nearly 200,000 affected residents, commuters and visitors.

Public Transport Victoria’s Director of Network Planning Ray Kinnear says the proposed network combines fast, more frequent and direct routes along main roads with local neighbourhood routes operating in between that together provide seven-day services to railway stations and shopping hubs.

"Under the existing network, some routes don’t terminate at key destinations, some routes are indirect, some routes operate on different streets in different directions, and some routes don’t run on Sundays," he says.

"The proposed new bus network plans to fix these issues."

Kinnear says they we have tried to design the best possible network that is useful and convenient for more people in Brimbank.

"Due to the scale of changes, Public Transport Victoria is holding a series of community information sessions to give local residents the opportunity to learn more about the proposed network and provide feedback that can improve our designs," he says.

"I encourage local residents to drop into one of the information sessions, see the maps of the proposed new network, meet PTV’s planning team, ask questions, and provide feedback."

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