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Australians want trucks off our roads

July 5, 2011

Almost 70 percent of Australians want truck movements restricted to non-peak periods and 50 percent of Australians want large trucks banned from cities, according to polling released today by a public transport and health coalition. The poll, of 1500 Australians was released at a Parliament House Summit addressing the issues of carbon pollution, road congestion,
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Cautious support for preferred Westlink Tunnel route

October 12, 2010 12 Comments

PRESS RELEASE Maribyrnong Truck Action Group (MTAG) offers cautious support for preferred Westlink Tunnel route provided it is accompanied by strict truck curfews and other measures Maribyrnong Truck Action Group has cautiously welcomed the announcement of the preferred route for the Westlink Tunnel. “The government appears to have listened to community concerns by choosing the
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Truck Protest Blockade

October 8, 2010 16 Comments

Less Trucks for Moore Protest Blockade of Moore St Footscray 26 October A new community action group has formed out of frustration about increasing truck traffic on Moore St and Buckley St Footscray. Less Trucks for Moore plans to blockade one of Melbourne’s busiest intersections for half an hour on 26th October, 8am corner of
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Dramatic increase in truck numbers

July 26, 2010

Truck count figures leaked to MTAG. The Maribyrnong Truck Action Group has learnt that VicRoads truck count figures soon to be released will reveal dramatic increases in truck numbers in the inner west especially in Footscray. The biggest increases have been recorded on Moore St Footscray, which has seen a staggering 46% increase in nighttime
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