March Mini-News – traffic events

We’ve planned a follow-up meeting on traffic issues for Thursday next week:  6.30pm, Thursday 3 April

– Traffic Action Working Group –
Last month we launched Time for Action – the report on our 2014 Brunswick Residents Network traffic survey. We’ve circulated the report widely, and yesterday met with the Moreland Council’s traffic planning staff to give them more detail and hear their initial response. With Council budget time coming up, our next meeting will briefly re-cap the survey findings, report back on the meeting with Council staff and organise priorities for further action. All welcome to come along to help our work on these issues.
When: Thursday 3 April, 6.30-8.00 pm
Where: Brunswick Bowling Club, 104 Victoria Street East Brunswick.
RSVPs: Appreciated, so we have a rough idea of numbers – just reply to this email.
Read the Survey Report
Hear us discuss the report on the Yarra Bicycle Users Group radio show


Sunday 30 March
Moreland Trains not Toll Roads rally

This Council-supported rally and march says “Yes to better public transport, No to the East West tunnel”.
This event is coordinated by Moreland Community Against the Tunnel (MCAT). Brunswick Residents Network will speak.
Interested to know more? See
When:  1pm, Sunday 30 March
Where: Cnr Wilson Avenue and Sydney Road (opposite Barky Square – it’s the last day of the trial Wilson Avenue pop-up park)
Tuesday 1 April
Politics in the Pub on Transport
Moreland Greens event. Transport planning expert John Stone wrote the first Moreland transport strategy back in 1998. He’ll be looking at what needs to be done after we stop the East West Link.
The Alehouse, 100 Lygon St, Brunswick East
6.45 for 7pm start, Tuesday 1 April
You can just turn up, but it would help if you could register here

Thursday 10 April

Making Moreland a bluestones city
Forum chaired by Jane Garrett, member for Brunswick. Key speaker Melbourne City Councillor Cathy Oke will focusing on the success of Melbourne City Council’s Urban Forestry Strategy (UFS) in dealing with the Heat Island Effect.
When: Tuesday 10 April, 7.00pm
Where: Sporting Club Hotel, 27 Weston Street Brunswick
NOTE: Brunswick Residents Network do not endorse any political party, but space permitting we run notices in this e-news of public events organised by a range of organisations and political parties, relevant to our interests.

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