Smarter travel options

A comprehensive transport system is at the heart of a liveable community, making it easier for all of us to go about our daily lives. The City of Port Phillip is committed to delivering an integrated transport network that connects people and places.

Limited parking availability and increasing congestion on road networks, makes driving cars increasingly unviable. However, City of Port Phillip has safe, attractive and viable transport alternatives

Choosing sustainable transport options (walking, cycling, and public transport) has numerous social, economic and environmental benefits:

  • Healthier, more active communities 
  • Socially connected, more liveable communities
  • Reduced greenhouse gas emissions.
  • Transport efficiency and reduced space required for vehicle movement and storage
  • Accessible for all members of the community
  • Improved safety for everyone all road users

Here are some examples of the environmental impact we can all make by choosing a sustainable travel option. 

Walking 

Walking helps keeps us fit and healthy and is a great way to exercise for all ages. If you walk rather than drive for 30 mins you would reduce carbon emissions by 1 kg. 

Cycling

Bikes cost nothing to pedal and they generate zero carbon emissions. A 10 km daily bike commute would save 1500 kg of greenhouse gas emissions a year.

Public transport

One full bus can take more than 50 cars, and their emissions, off the road.

Learn more about smarter travel options within the City of Port Phillip here