Merri-bek Transport Advisory Committee

This committee develops, promotes and assists Council to achieve the aims of the Merri-bek Integrated Transport Strategy.


This committee:

  • advises Council on priorities, processes and programs
  • facilitates partnerships and developing opportunities among Council, the community and transport agencies, providers and operators
  • identifies key strategic transport and land use opportunities
  • provides a consultative forum and link to a wider network of community transport organisations
  • promotes community support for the implementation of projects and programs, and
  • generates discussion on and evaluating transport policies and initiatives as they impact upon the Merri-bek Integrated Transport Strategy and its implementation.


The Transport in Merri-bek forum provides input on the implemention of the Merri-bek Integrated Transport Strategy (MITS), Brunswick Integrated Transport Strategy, Bike Strategy, Pedestrian Strategy and Parking Management Policy and on the development of strategic transport policy.


  • Cr Conlan
  • Cr El-Halabi
  • Members of the Community, representing the views of each of the 4 transport networks: walking, public transport, cycling and car/truck.
  • Directors of City Infrastructure, or their representatives, a traffic engineer, the Transport Co-ordinator and a strategic land use planner.
  • Representatives from interested parties including PTC or the Department of Infrastructure, Private Transport Operators, VicRoads, RACV, PTUA, Bicycle Victoria, and commercial vehicle operators.


This committee meets 3 times per year at 6.30 pm at Council Chamber, Merri-bek Civic Centre.

Terms of reference

Terms of Reference for the Transport in Merri-bek Forum (DOC 54Kb)