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201611151800 Notice: Sustainable Transport Research Presentations at UoM

On the 22nd November from 3.00 pm to 5.00 pm, Masters students working on ‘Sustainable Transport and Public Policy’ will present their plans for a more rational, purposeful and well connected bus network for Melbourne’s suburbs.

Location is the English Room, Baldwin Spencer Building, Parkville Campus of the University of Melbourne.

The students were invited to examine and replan the bus network in five suburban locations: Footscray, Box Hill, Frankston, Narre Warren and Epping. The aim of replanning was to increase patronage on bus routes by providing frequent rapid services to local employment and service destinations and rapid transport interchange points (rail and tram stations). They found a substantial variety of contexts which influenced their solutions, both in the design of the existing local residential environment, and in the existing bus services on offer.

TCPA 2016 AGM

201610031200 Notice: The TCPA 2016 start  201610271600. Refer to TCPA web site for additional and the latest details.

2016 VICTORIAN WALKING FESTIVAL

201604011200 Notice: http://www.victorianwalkingfestival.com.au/ 

 

201511020900 Note: I have registered as an individual at http://refresh.planmelbourne.vic.gov.au/about to make a personal submission b4 the end of November 2015 with a strong

health, well-being and ageing society focus. The TCPA is preparing a submission for the 15 December 2015 closing date.  Readers are invited to assist in preparing the TCPA.

Details

The Institute of Transportation Engineers is hosting a seminar on the 15th of Dec on the Government's Agenda on Road Safety with Guest Speaker Hon Luke Donnellan, Minister for Roads & Road Safety, Minister for Ports and would like to invite CILTA Members to join them.

The Minister will present the Victorian Government’s Agenda on Road Safety. Besides, continuing the current safe system approach (safer roads, safer vehicles, safer road users and safer speed), a big emphasis of the Government’s positive road safety agenda is generational change, by establishing safer driving behaviours from a young age to keep people safe for life.

Date: Tuesday, 15/12/2015

Time: 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm

Venue: RMIT University, Room 7, Level 2, Building 80, 455 Swanston Street

 

This is a free seminar. Please confirm your attendance by registering by cob Monday 14th December, 2015

https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/victorian-governments-agenda-on-road-safety-registration-19413945634

 

Please see the attached flyer for more details.

Kind regards/  Hanna Lucas MILT

Executive Officer | CILT Australia, PO Box 4594, Robina, QLD 4230

T: 1300 68 11 34 / 0459 363 271 E: admin@cilta.com.au W: www.cilta.com.au

The Uber verdict:  technology, transport and cities

Presenter:          Professor Graham Currie, hosted by Transport Economics Forum

When:                  Monday 9th November

Where:                 Public Transport Victoria, 750 Collins St. Docklands  (Rooms 4 & 5, Level 10)

Time:                     12.30 -2 pm

Registration:      s.calleri@acilallen.com.au (RSVP essential by 5th November)

 

2015 National Local Roads and Transport Congress (ALGA)

An opportunity to engage with federal government and opposition on road and infrastructure policies and initiatives

When:                  17th – 19th November

Where:                 Ballarat

See www.alga.asn.au for details

 

ITEANZ President’s dinner – topic Melbourne’s Level Crossing Removal Program

Speaker:              Kevin Devlin, CEO Level Crossing Removal Authority (LXRA)

When:                  Tuesday 17th November

Where:                 Kew Golf Club, 120 Belford Road, Kew East, Vic 3102

Time:                     Drinks from 7 pm, dinner at 7.30 pm

See www.ite.org.au for details

 

UITPANZ Master Class on Revenue Protection

When:                  Friday 27th November, 2015

Where:                 Metro Trains Melbourne, Level 17, 700 Collins Street Melbourne

Time:                     10 am – 4.30 pm

See their attached flyers for details  

  

2015091100 Note:

That an ever increasing percentage of the total population are over 65 and not employed in the “normal” work force that adds value to products and/or activities, is not necessarily the main

issue in an ageing society.  The main issue is that the ever-increasing percentage of the population with physical and mental constraints limiting fulfilling rewarding and satisying lives needs

managing. Responsible self-management and management by the more able in the community can be more effective with integrated planning of land-use and transport for ecological

sustainability and a healthy living environment.

 

201508300900 Note:

A group of TCPA supporters are developing an urban health index similar to the walk score widely used by the real estate industry sector.  Interested readers are invited to contribute to

setting the algorithms by emailing Horst (Oz) Kayak at oz4lca@gmail com

TCPA ACTIVITY

TCPA Vic Marked 101 Years of Activity

201511101100 Note: The 2015 TCPA AGM was held 4 pm-6 pm, 30 October 2015.  Jean-François Devaen, the new TCPA Vice-President reports as follows:

"The 2015 TCPA AGM was held 4 pm-6 pm, 30 October 2015, day of the 101st anniversary of the association. 
Over the last 12 months, the TCPA has launched its new website and the association was a proud sponsor of the Melbourne Conference of Australian Institute of Transport Research (CAITR) held at Melbourne University in February 2015. 
The AGM was well attended and following the Treasurer's report, a new committee was elected. 
The AGM concluded with 2 guests speakers, Professor Michael Buxton (RMIT) & Roger Taylor."

Refer to TCPA web site for additional details. 

TCPA Vic Celebrated 100 Years

On the 30 October 2014 the TCPA celebrated 100 years of advocacy in Victoria. TCPA advocates integrated planning of land use and transport for ecological sustainability

and a healthy living environment.

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