Monthly Archives: May 2017

MP pushes for Edgars Road extension

Northern Star Weekly 30 May 2017 Laura Michell Pressure is mounting on Whittlesea council to extend Edgars Road beyond Cooper Street to O’Herns Road as soon as possible, amid concerns the connection will be delayed until 2019. Thomastown MP Bronwyn Halfpenny has started a petition calling for the council to complete the connection to ease traffic congestion in Epping. Edgars … > More

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Whittlesea council maps out road priorities

Northern Star Weekly 16 May 2017 Laura Michell The duplication of Epping and Bridge Inn roads, the extension of Edgars Road and the continuation of the rail line to Wollert and the No. 86 tram to South Morang have been labelled urgent priorities by Whittlesea council as it tries to address the city’s “congestion crisis”. The council has adopted a … > More

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Mernda Rail campaigners hold separate event to mark extension start

Whittlesea Leader 2 May 2017 Paul Shapiro IT was a case of “sod off” for the South Morang and Mernda Rail Alliance after nobody from the group was invited to Transport Minister Jacinta Allan’s and Yan Yean MP Danielle Green’s turning of the first sod for the Mernda rail extension event last Monday. ● State Government to investigate extra station … > More

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