Get involved: have your say on projects big and small

Get involved

Get Involved brings the conversation about public transport planning to you.

This is a place where you can share your ideas and feedback on a range of PTV projects and proposals.

We'll continue to add to this space as projects and proposals are opened for feedback.

To get involved and find out more, click on the project you're interested in discussing.

If you are looking to provide general feedback or make a complaint relating to public transport services or ticketing, please visit our feedback and complaints page.

Current discussions

Have your say on V/Line services for Warrnambool, Shepparton and Maryborough

Additional services for Warrnambool, Shepparton and Maryborough will be delivered. Have your say on how these services would best met your travel needs.

New bus route for St Leonards via Portarlington

From 18 July 2016 you can have your say on the new shuttle service for the communities of the Northern Bellarine Peninsula.

Flinders Street Station Upgrade

Melbourne’s iconic Flinders Street Station is undergoing an upgrade to ensure that this city landmark is protected for current and future generations.

Bus your bike trial

From 11 April 2016, Victoria is conducting its first trial of bike racks on buses, servicing four metropolitan and regional bus routes. Learn more about this 12 month trial and provide your feedback online.

Night Network trial

From 1 January 2016, Melbourne's Night Network will get you where you need to be. The Night Network trial includes all night public transport on weekends, with all night trains and trams, late night buses, and a 2am coach service to key regional centres.

As this is a significant change to the public transport network in Victoria, PTV is keen to hear about how you might use the Night Network and how it will benefit you.

For general information, see Night Network.

Mernda Rail Extension

The State Government has committed to extending the South Morang train line to Mernda to cater for the significant population growth in Melbourne's north. The Mernda Rail Extension is currently in the planning phase and the government is inviting you to get involved and share your thoughts.

The survey is now closed.

Public Transport Victoria would like to thank everyone who took the time to provide their feedback on the proposed changes.

We are currently collating and analysing all the responses received.

Melbourne Metro Project

The Melbourne Metro Rail Project has launched an online engagement portal where you can have your say and help shape Melbourne’s newest rail line. View and contribute to an interactive map, participate in a survey, ask questions and view project materials.

Input gathered via the online engagement portal will feed into Melbourne Metro’s Environment Effects Statement planning documentation.

Past discussions

Latrobe Valley bus network

From 15-24 August, residents of Latrobe Valley were invited to provide feedback on plans for a proposed new bus network. This feedback is currently being considered before the final plan is delivered.

Ballarat Better Bus Network

From June-August 2016, PTV consulted with residents from Ballarat on a new bus network. This feedback is currently being considered before the final plan is delivered.

Warragul and Drouin bus network

In July 2016, residents of Warragul and Drouin were invited to provide feedback on proposed plans for a new bus network. This feedback is currently being considered before the final plan is delivered. 

Bendigo Bus Network - Junortoun, Goornong and Strathfieldsaye

A new bus network for Bendigo was introduced on 31 January to provide better bus services for residents.

As part of the new network, PTV committed to consult with the local community of Junortoun to better understand how buses in the area can meet residents’ needs. 

PTV also sought community feedback on bus services for Goornong (Bus Route 5), and Strathfieldsaye (Bus Route 71).

Proposed bus network upgrade for Casey

PTV consulted with the community on a  new bus network for Cranbourne, Lynbrook, Hampton Park, Hallam and Endeavour Hills.

The changes will provide extended coverage in growth areas, improved service frequency and more direct routes with better connections to train services and key destinations around Casey.

Proposed FlexiRide service for Woodend

PTV consulted with the community of Woodend and is now implementing a FlexiRide as a public transport option for Woodend residents.

South Morang, Doreen and Diamond Creek bus services

PTV consulted with the community on a new bus network for South Morang, Doreen and Diamond Creek.

The current services of bus routes 520, 562, 565, 572 and 573 have been replaced by the Plenty Valley bus network which starting operating in July 2016. 

New bus service for Keysborough South

PTV consulted on an extended bus service for residents in Keysborough South which started operating on August 28. 

Proposed change to Belmont bus network

An alteration to the current bus service for residents in Belmont, Geelong was discussed with the community.

Following consultation, PTV have delivered a new bus shopper service for the community of Belmont.

Alteration to Newcomb bus Route 30

An alteration to the existing Route 30 bus service for Newcomb is being proposed to ensure the community have effective transport coverage.

The survey seeking public input is now closed.

Public Transport Victoria would like to thank everyone who took the time to provide their feedback on the proposed changes. A copy of the Conversation Summary is now available.

Sunbury public transport services

PTV met with Sunbury residents to share their views and ideas on how to improve their public transport experience to develop a better public transport network for Sunbury.

PTV would like to thank everyone who took the time to come along and provide their feedback.

Proposed changes to tram routes 1, 6, 8 and 55

Melbourne is the fastest growing Australian capital. Routes along St Kilda Road and Swanston Street service the world’s busiest tram corridor, with a tram coming every minute.

PTV consulted with communities and key stakeholders to hear their thoughts on the changes proposed for Routes 1, 6, 8 and 55.

The consultation period is now closed. PTV would like to thank everyone who took the time to provide their feedback on the proposed changes.

We are currently collating and analysing all the responses received.

Epping North and Wollert

Following consultation, a new Epping North and Wollert bus network has been introduced providing the community with greater public transport coverage and delivering more direct and frequent services that connect with trains, plus improve the frequencies of bus services in the Thomastown area.

Regional Network Development Plan

The Victorian Government consulted with communities and stakeholder across regional Victoria to develop the Regional Network Development Plan.

The Victorian Government has now released the final Regional Network Development Plan which can be found via the DEDJTR website.

PTV would like to thank everyone who took the time to provide their feedback.