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Category: Public Transport

Mornington Community Safe Link

Mr MORRIS (Mornington) (19:11:02): (1219) I raise a matter this evening for the Treasurer. I ask the Treasurer to provide an amount of $6 million in the 2020–21 budget to permit the construction of stage 1 of the Mornington community safety link.  The safety link is the logical extension of the Peninsula Link Trail, which currently terminates at Moorooduc station. It is a shovel-ready project. It will link Moorooduc station with Mornington and lead on

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Morris calls for bi-partisan approach to public transport

Mornington MP David Morris has called for a bi-partisan approach to public transport on the Mornington Peninsula. In Parliament this week Mr Morris called on the Minister for Public Transport to convene an urgent meeting with all Peninsula MP’s and Mornington Peninsula Shire Councillors to address our public transport problems. Mr Morris pointed to the campaign launched by the Shire after years of frustration, saying the Shire “…rightly make the point that at present 82

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Call for better bus services – Bungower Road

Mr MORRIS (Mornington) (09:46:10): Last night during the adjournment debate I called on the Minister for Public Transport to meet with the three peninsula MPs in this house and Mornington Peninsula shire councillors in a bid to get the government to finally do something about local public transport. This morning I tabled a petition bearing 472 signatures calling for improved bus services in the Mornington North Bungower Road precinct. The area is home to two

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Call for Urgent Meeting on Public Transport

Mr MORRIS (Mornington) I raise a matter this evening for the Minister for Public Transport. The request that I make of the minister is that she arrange an urgent meeting with the councillors of the Mornington Peninsula shire and the local lower house members of Parliament, the members of Parliament for Mornington, Nepean and Hastings. I have repeatedly raised in this house the concerns that I have about public transport on the peninsula. The only

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Petition to improve bus coverage in Mount Eliza

DAVID MORRIS MP: “The current bus services in Mount Eliza are simply not up to standard and in need of an urgent expansion” To the Legislative Assembly of Victoria, the petition of the residents of the Electorate of Mornington, draws to the attention of the house, the urgent need for improvements to bus coverage in Mount Eliza, east of Nepean Highway. The petitioners therefore request:An urgent expansion of bus services in Mount Eliza, east of

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788 Buses – Extra Services Needed Now

Mr MORRIS (Mornington) (17:20:24): (416) I raise a matter this evening for the Minister for Public Transport. The action I seek from the minister is that she agree to the provision of an additional bus service, on the 788 route, to run in scheduling terms just immediately after the current 7.50 a.m. service southbound from Frankston. I have spoken on many occasions in this house about the impact of population growth on the Mornington Peninsula

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