[YarraBUG-list] [Fwd: Community Rally for Sustainable Public Transport]

Yarra Bicycle Users Group enquiries at yarrabug.org
Thu Oct 23 15:33:42 AEDT 2008

Hi all,

Message about the Community Rally for Sustainable Public Transport on this
Sunday 26th October.

Action groups join forces to fight Eddington proposals

Subject: This Sunday October 26: Coalition of Transport Action Groups
(CTAG) Community Protest Rally & Picnic

What Part of NO Don't You Understand Mr Brumby!

A group of concerned residents, environmentalists and activists from
across Melbourne have joined to form The Coalition of Transport Action
Groups (CTAG).

This group strongly opposes the Eddington Report's recommendations for the
construction of tunnels, new freeways and toll roads in the West, Inner,
East and South of Melbourne.

CTAG is asking the Brumby government to reject the Eddington Report's
Recommendations and to spend the $18 billion on a sustainable public and
rail freight transport network in the west, east, inner and southern
suburbs of Melbourne.

Join up with protesters by taking the second carriage on the trains
between 10.30 and 11.30am on Sunday 26 October 2008. Or ride your bike to
Flinders Street Station.

If you are unable to attend please email your local, state and federal ALP
representatives and express your support for the rally and request that
the $18 billion be spent on sustainable public and rail freight transport
in the east, inner and west of Melbourne including a rapid transit rail to

CTAG is urging residents to wear red and black - to represent the train
lines and stations on Melway.

Venue: Flinders Street Station, Date: Sunday, 26 October, 2008
Assemble: 11.45 for a 12.15 start, Speaker: Daniel Bowen, President Public
Transport Users Association (PTUA)
Travel: By Train, Tram, Bus or Bike, BYO: Banners, Placards, Signs, Group
Travel Arrangements

Download the CTAG Media Release (pdf)

Yarra Bicycle Users Group Inc.
PO Box 253
Clifton Hill VIC 3068
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Abbotsford, Alphington, Burnley, Carlton North,
Clifton Hill, Cremorne, Collingwood, Fairfield,
Fitzroy, Fitzroy North, Princes Hill, Richmond
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