The East-West Link is dead - a victory for 21st-century thinking

The East-West project needed a large dose of cars to justify it, and would have undermined Melbourne's knowledge economy - which needs 'walkability', and is set to drive productivity growth.

The Conversation

Labor's state election victory in Victoria has fatally undermined Melbourne's most controversial tunnel, the now-doomed East-West Link, with new Premier Daniel Andrews pledging to rip up the contracts for the project.

His decision is a victory for anyone who values 21st-century urban thinking over the outdated car-first mentality.

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