The east-west smog factory should never be built

Note what he says about the population issue being ignored by the growth lobby....

The state of Melbourne's public transport is an acknowledged 'game changer' at Victorian elections.' 'The state of Melbourne's public transport is an acknowledged 'game changer' at Victorian elections.' Photo: Craig Abraham The east-west road link, if built, will be a planning disaster for Melbourne. It fails most major planning tests and flies in the face of overwhelming urban science that shows we can never build our way out of congestion. An international urban consensus now regards massive road building as massive folly: not on moral grounds, but because it simply doesn't work.

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