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Melbourne's 30-year vision

AAP logoAAP 3/10/2016


* Build a $5-10 billion freeway in the northeast of Melbourne in 10-15 years

* Congestion tax to reduce unnecessary traffic around the CBD

* But government has ruled out tolling existing roads

* Increase housing density in rich inner east Melbourne

* Build a rail link to the airport within 15 to 30 years

* Significant improvement of internet and mobile connections in regional areas

* New rail lines from Geelong through Werribee and western Melbourne

* Prepare for driverless cars

* Preserve corridor to one day build the controversial East West Link

* Reduce reliance on brown coal and deliver more renewable energy

* Electrify the train service to Melton

* Build a tram link into the new Fishermans Bend suburbs

* Public can respond to the draft strategy by October 31

* Integrate the justice system with health and human services to focus on prevention.

(Source: Infrastructure Victoria Draft 30-Year Strategy)

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