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Health Study results

June 6, 2007 2 Comments

In April of this year MTAG commissioned a study into the impact of truck traffic on residents of the inner west. Approximately 1000 surveys were distributed throughout Yarraville, Kingsville, Seddon, and Footscray. Of these 500 were placed in letterboxes on the major freight routes of Francis St, Somerville Rd, Williamstown Rd and Buckley St. The
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Bill Noonan and Footscray Truck Ban

March 30, 2007

This is what Bill Noonan had to say in Herald Sun yesterday after decision re trucks in Footscray: But Transport Workers Union Victorian branch secretary Bill Noonan attacked the decision. “These people need to live in a world where they understand that trucks are a part of a service that is delivering goods and services
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Trucks banned from Footscray centre

March 30, 2007

“Trucks have been banned from central Footscray in a landmark move to ease congestion on suburban streets.” This according to The Herald Sun March 19 2007. VicRoads has finally approved the City of Maribyrnong request to ban heavy trucks from Hopkins, Irving, Buckley, and Napier streets along with part of Footscray road. This has been
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MTAG’S first major protest action.

April 5, 2006

Our thanks to all those wonderful people who took to the streets today Wednesday 5th April. With 200 or so in attendance is drew a load of press attention including all major newspapers and network television. We also gave a range of radio interviews during the morning. Links to media online….. The Age story