Integrated transport connections

Our focus will be on improving our public and active transport, and better connecting our networks.

Key priorities

  • Supporting projects in the G21 Region Road Transport Plan.
  • Working with VicRoads to deliver the Network Operating Plan, to improve bus services.
  • Improving our road management and engagement program.
  • Delivering better-connected walking, cycling and trail paths across our region.
  • Advocating to improve rail, road and sea connections for our region.
  • Working with government to improve freight connections to the Geelong Port.
  • Advocating and planning for a second container port at Baywest.
  • Supporting further international flights at Avalon.
  • Supporting the redevelopment of the rail station precinct, including a modern bus terminal.
  • Delivering the Better Bike Connections project.

Our aims in 2018-2019

  • Establish a traffic management plan for the northern growth corridor (including Lara).
  • Upgrade existing roads, streets and footpaths.
  • Investigate and develop parking solutions in Central Geelong.
  • Work with VicRoads to deliver truck restrictions in Central Geelong.

Measures of success

  • Increased kilometres of bicycle and walking paths.
  • Score of 60 for community satisfaction rating with sealed local roads.
  • Renewal gap for road management reduced

Page last updated: Monday, 1 July 2019