Transport worker uproar: City of Melbourne forced to pause further bike lanes for at least 12 months

June 30, 2022
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Since the last update, the TWU has continued to raise the legitimate concerns of transport workers in freight delivery, food delivery, passenger vehicles, courier drivers, cash-in-transit, buses, and furniture removal. The City of Melbourne has agreed to halt construction of further bike lanes for at least another 12 months. TWU members across a variety of...

Roads must be shared safely with all road users: Melbourne City Council forced to pause plans to implement more fixed bike lanes in Melbourne’s CBD

June 10, 2022
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Last week, the TWU Victoria & Tasmania launched part one of an eight-point plan to improve safety for transport workers by calling on the Victorian Government and City of Melbourne to pause plans for an increase to fixed bike lanes in Melbourne’s CBD. As a result, plans have been put on hold...

VICTORIAN AND TASMANIAN TRANSPORT WORKERS LAUNCH PLAN FOR SAFER, HEALTHIER INDUSTRY

June 3, 2022
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Delegates of the TWU Vic/Tas Branch have unveiled a “Transport Safety Action Plan” calling on the Government to make transport safer and more sustainable across Victoria and Tasmania. TWU health and safety representatives are also calling on the Victorian and Tasmanian Governments to invest in a local launch of Steering...