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  • Survey clipboard with a blue pen against a green background with three options from top to bottom - neutral face, smiley face and sad face

    Cartography based on community feedback

    Those who follow me on Twitter or Facebook may have already seen the announcement of my latest and largest mapping project – the Melbourne Transport Map. This will be a map displaying all public transport options within Greater Melbourne. Community input As this is such a large undertaking, I have decided to take a different…

  • How the Suburban Rail Loop will transform Melbourne’s transport maps

    See the full project description and download link here. It is difficult to overstate how transformative the recently-announced Suburban Rail Loop will be for Melbourne’s transport network. Without getting into the technical transport details, it will make intra-suburban and cross-city travel much easier than it is today. One of the most significant aspects of the…

  • Black and white map showing route of proposed Alphington to East Preston Railway from Alphington to Bolderwood Parade in Reservoir

    Alphington to East Preston Railway

    Recently I was looking through some old documents related to Alphington. Buried within Hansard from 1948 was a document entitled the Alphington to East Preston Railway Construction Act. This Act of the Victorian Parliament authorised the construction a railway from Alphington along Darebin Creek to the then-brand new public housing estates just east of Reservoir.…