Bus Matters event Tuesday 31 October 2017
A forum about buses for metropolitan local governments
What can be done to help buses play a greater role in the local transport mix?
Realistic practical and affordable local transport options are a major issue for metropolitan local governments, which are struggling to maintain mobility for their citizens in the face of increasing growth and population pressures. Buses can play a key role to help local mobility and reduce congestion.
Format: Register for morning, afternoon or both sessions
A morning of interesting speakers on bus topics followed by an afternoon of workshops on how to improve local bus services.
Morning session (9 am to midday): MAV offices, Level 11, 80 Collins Street, Melbourne
- Professor Graham Currie, Monash University
- Chris Lowe, Bus Association of Victoria
- Rene Lalande, Transdev
- Jeroen Weimar, CEO, Public Transport Victoria
Lunch and afternoon session (midday-4 pm): MAV offices, Level 11, 80 Collins Street, Melbourne
Workshop and roundtable sessions with Philip Boyle and Associates (transport consultant and bus specialists) to help councils develop bus improvement options for local advocacy.