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Better infrastructure to help grow Victoria’s potential

Infrastructure Victoria has today called for better integration of land use and transport infrastructure and more targeted regional infrastructure initiatives to help the state reap the benefits of its unprecedented population growth. Releasing a discussion paper titled Growing Victoria’s Potential, the independent infrastructure adviser said Victoria’s record population growth could deliver great outcomes for the […]

Regional investment to help grow Victoria’s potential

Infrastructure Victoria has today called for infrastructure investment in regional Victoria to target local strengths and address disadvantage, rather than ease Melbourne’s population growth pressures. Releasing a discussion paper titled Growing Victoria’s Potential, the independent infrastructure adviser said regional infrastructure initiatives should seek to ensure all parts of Victoria were well placed to respond to […]

Community panel delivers report on transport network pricing

Infrastructure Victoria has published the report of a community panel which it convened to consider changing the way Victorians pay for the transport network. The panel of 38 Victorians worked together over four weeks to consider the question: Under what conditions, if any, would the community accept a change in the way Victorians pay for […]

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Community panel to consider new way of paying for transport

Infrastructure Victoria has begun consultation with the community to inform its research into reforming how Victorians pay for the transport network. The first meeting of Infrastructure Victoria’s community panel on transport network pricing was held last night, bringing together people from all walks of life to consider the question: Under what conditions, if any, would the […]

Chapel Street Reimagined With 100% Automated Shared Zero Emissions Vehicles

Letter to the editor: Prepare now to reap driverless car benefits

This letter to the editor was submitted to The Australian on 29 October, 2018. Cohda Wireless’ ‘world-first’ demonstration of its unique driverless car software on the weekend is a great example of how quickly technology and safety advancements are moving when it comes to driverless vehicles (“Successful trial of driverless car ‘proves’ roads can be […]

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Infrastructure Victoria leading the charge towards driverless and zero emissions vehicles

Infrastructure Victoria has called on the Victorian Government to clear the way for the roll out of driverless and zero emissions vehicles to reap unprecedented benefits for the economy, community and environment. Infrastructure Victoria’s Advice on Automated and Zero Emissions Vehicles Infrastructure, released today, advises the government and the private sector to take action now […]

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Evidence base released for Automated and Zero Emissions Vehicles Infrastructure Advice

Infrastructure Victoria has today published a suite of new research it will consider as it develops its advice to the Victorian Government on the infrastructure required to support automated and zero emissions vehicles. This new body of evidence represents a major contribution to Victoria’s understanding of the potential benefits and impacts of automated and zero […]

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Infrastructure Victoria gears up for 30-year strategy update

Infrastructure Victoria today marked the start of the 30-year infrastructure strategy update by opening the first phase of stakeholder and community consultation. Infrastructure Victoria Chief Executive Officer Michel Masson said it’s important the 30-year infrastructure strategy – first released in December 2016 – continues to reflect the changing landscape of infrastructure in the State. “Victoria’s […]

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Could ‘Uber for buses’ be the solution to Melbourne’s transport woes?

This opinion piece was provided to and published in The Age on 29 May 2018 Michel Masson, Infrastructure Victoria CEO There’s a widely held perception that Melburnians don’t like buses. This is not entirely true. Certainly it’s the case that Melburnians don’t like slow, inefficient buses that don’t take them where they need to go, […]

The Seven Possible Scenarios That Have Been Identified

Release of future scenarios for automated and zero emissions vehicles

Infrastructure Victoria has released a report outlining future scenarios for automated and zero emissions vehicles in Victoria. It marks an important step in the development of advice to government on what infrastructure will be required to support the introduction of automated and zero emissions vehicles in Victoria. The report outlines a series of future scenarios […]