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Tweed Ride Fun on Ballarat Heritage Weekend

Tweed Ride Fun on Ballarat Heritage Weekend Author: Categories: Stories, Community, Transport

You may have seen some funny dressed cyclists on Sunday at Heritage Weekend. This was for a Tweed Ride, organised by the Ladies Classic Bicycle Association of Ballarat. The event was so popular, that we are hoping to make it an offical event of Heritage Weekend next year.

People protest against Vic’s Public Transport

People protest against Vic’s Public Transport Author: Robyn PerhamCategories: Issues, Stories, Transport

On 17 April more than 60 Victorians, including people with disability, advocates, families and carers, protested on the steps of the Victorian Parliament House calling for better accessibility to the state's public transport system.

Ballarat: Update from Transport Ticketing Authorit

Ballarat: Update from Transport Ticketing Authorit Author: Robyn PerhamCategories: Stories, Transport, Announcements

Work has now begun to progressively turn off all Metcard ticket vending machines across the metropolitan public transport network in Victoria, with machines at stations on the Williamstown, Werribee and Sydenham lines the first to stop selling Metcard tickets.Concession passengers need to prepare fo

Ballarat Bicycle Strategy gets a push

Ballarat Bicycle Strategy gets a push Author: Jon StangerCategories: Issues, Stories, Transport

Interview with John Barnes, Chairman of Ballarat Bicycle Users Group: making Ballarat a bicycle-friendly city and a look at the progress of Council's Cicycle Strategy.

Disability-wise

Disability-wise Author: Robyn PerhamCategories: Issues, Stories, Community, Environment, Health, Transport

There is light at the end of the tunnel - but how long is the tunnel? The Equal Opportunity News informs us that Anne Burgess, who is the Acting Commissioner for Equal Opportunities has said: "On this the International Day of People With a Disability on Dec 2nd, I want to applaud some giant steps,

Nearly 12 Months on and still no Main Road action

Nearly 12 Months on and still no Main Road action Author: Categories: Politics, Transport, Announcements

$2.6 million provided by the former Labor Government to improve Geelong Road traffic flow and modify the Whitehorse Road roundabout has still not been spent by the Baillieu Coalition Government.

Geelong Road blocks to election commitments

Geelong Road blocks to election commitments Author: Jon StangerCategories: Issues, Stories, Transport, Voice FM News alerts RSS

The politics of roads can very quickly increase cynicism in the casual observer. Jon Stanger examines the ongoing saga of Ballarat-Buninyong Road (Geelong Road) and the politics of traffic, election promises and short memories.

Addington-Creswick Road Bridge Works

Addington-Creswick Road Bridge Works Author: Categories: Community, Transport, Announcements

Work has begun to replace a crossing at Slattery Creek on the Addington-Creswick Road, which was washed out by floods in February this year. Excavation and removal of the old culvert is complete and preparation works for the new culvert base will begin next week.  

Britain Solo

Britain Solo Author: Categories: Stories, Transport

Britain is a place I have long wanted to visit by myself. Whilst I have not had close family there for a few generations, I still feel some connection to it. So it is here that I begin a 3 month long journey.

Ballarat Car ready to take off to Tassie

Ballarat Car ready to take off to Tassie Author: Categories: Community, Transport, Announcements

Organisers of the Ballarat Car are gathering some last minute Come to Life goodies that they will give away to children they meet as part of the 2011 Variety Bash 'Across Bass Straight'.

Words of wisdom: Audi and Beyond

Words of wisdom: Audi and Beyond Author: Categories: Stories, Community, Transport

For someone who describes themselves as being an average student whilst at school, Romain Marteau is without a doubt one of the most successful people I know. "Be keen to learn and take every opportunity offered, I wouldn't be here if I hadn't".

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