Free Commuter Ferry Trips Between Geelong and Melbourne to Run Next Month

Written for Broadsheet Melbourne In a move to better understand the demand for a permanent water transport option between Melbourne and Geelong, Port Phillip Ferries will offer free trips between the two cities next month. The two-day trial will allow commuters to travel to and from work, arriving in the CBD no later than 8.30am… Continue reading Free Commuter Ferry Trips Between Geelong and Melbourne to Run Next Month

Using Your Phone to Pay for Public Transport in Melbourne May Be Closer Than You Think

Written for Broadsheet Melbourne commuters could be using their phones to pay for tram, train and bus rides, with the technology to be trialled on trams later this year, the Andrews government has announced. Myki machines – updated in 2017 – already include the technology to read smartphones, making a “tap and go” system, similar… Continue reading Using Your Phone to Pay for Public Transport in Melbourne May Be Closer Than You Think

Two Major Rail Lines to Shut Down in January

Written for Broadsheet Two of Melbourne’s busiest railway lines will shut down for seven days in January due to network upgrades, the state government announced today. From January 2 to January 9, buses will replace trains between Flinders Street and Westall on the Cranbourne-Pakenham line, and Flinders Street and Moorabbin on the Frankston line. Buses… Continue reading Two Major Rail Lines to Shut Down in January