The Metropolitan Transport Forum (MTF) is an advocacy group comprising
members from Melbourne metropolitan local government, associate members
representing transport companies, and participants from the State
Government and environment groups.
The MTF endeavours to promote effective, efficient and equitable transport in metropolitan Melbourne by providing a forum for debate, research and policy development, and by disseminating information to improve transport choices.
The MTF holds a regular monthly meeting on the first Wednesday of the month which includes a presentation on a transport topic of interest and relevance to local governments.
The topic for August is Car Share. Kate Trumbull, Car Next Door, and Malcolm Noyle, Car2Go, will give presentations, and a council perspective provided by City of Moreland. See agenda.
Coming meeting topics
- September, (AGM) Walking as transport featuring Dr Ben Rossiter, Victoria Walks, plus input from member councils
- October, Regional Rail project
- November, tbc
- December, tbc
Pre-election transport advocacy
MTF Leader newspaper transport forums
The MTF and Leader Newspapers have organised a series of town hall style forums about transport. The forums are an opportunity for the public to meet candidates face-to-face and ask questions about transport issues.