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Sustainable Transport Advisory Committee

This committee develops, promotes and assists Council to achieve the aims of the Merri-bek Integrated Transport Strategy.

Role

This committee:

  • advises Council on priorities, processes and programs
  • facilitates partnerships and developing opportunities among Council, the community and transport agencies, providers and operators
  • identifies key strategic transport and land use opportunities
  • provides a consultative forum and link to a wider network of community transport organisations
  • promotes community support for the implementation of projects and programs, and
  • generates discussion on and evaluating transport policies and initiatives as they impact upon the Merri-bek Integrated Transport Strategy and its implementation.

Scope

The Transport in Merri-bek forum provides input on the implemention of the Merri-bek Integrated Transport Strategy (MITS), Brunswick Integrated Transport Strategy, Bike Strategy, Pedestrian Strategy and Parking Management Policy and on the development of strategic transport policy.

Members

  • Allison McIntyre
  • Andrea Bunting
  • Carlo Carli
  • Catherine Hall
  • Faith Hunter
  • Helen Kratzmann
  • Liz Irvin
  • Mark Christopher Burton
  • Nicholas James (Nic) Maclellan
  • Pauline Galvin
  • Sarah Nesbitt
  • Yoong Wai Chong

Members of the Community, representing the views of each of the 4 transport networks: walking, public transport, cycling and car/truck.

  • Directors of City Infrastructure, or their representatives, a traffic engineer, the Transport Co-ordinator and a strategic land use planner.
  • Representatives from interested parties including PTC or the Department of Infrastructure, Private Transport Operators, VicRoads, RACV, PTUA, Bicycle Victoria, and commercial vehicle operators.

Meetings

This committee meets 3 times per year at 6.30 pm at Council Chamber, Merri-bek Civic Centre.

Terms of reference

Terms of Reference for the Transport in Merri-bek Forum (DOC 54Kb)