More people using active transport

More people in Melbourne (and Yarra) are using sustainable transport:

Source: https://chartingtransport.com/2017/10/24/trends-in-journey-to-work-mode-shares-in-australian-cities-to-2016/

More people using public transport

Across greater Melbourne, more people are choosing public transport, especially if they live close to it:

Source: https://chartingtransport.com/2017/12/05/how-is-the-journey-to-work-changing-in-melbourne-2006-2016/

The number of people using public transport is especially on the rise in the inner city, including Yarra:

Source: https://chartingtransport.com/2017/12/05/how-is-the-journey-to-work-changing-in-melbourne-2006-2016/

More people cycling

In Yarra, the number of people who choose to cycle is increasing dramatically:

Source: VicRoads report “Cycling to work in Melbourne 1976-2011” available at https://www.vicroads.vic.gov.au/~/media/files/documents/traffic-and-road-use/cycling-to-work_in_melbourne-1976-to-2011.ashx

Fewer people owing cars

Yarra has more people who walk or cycle, and fewer cars, than other municipalities:

Image source: Council Plan 2017-21

Fewer people obtaining driving licenses

Many young Australians are choosing not to get a drivers license:

Source: WeRide submission to Infrastructure Australia, referencing ITS Australia, Mobility as a Service in Australia – Customer insights and opportunities, Port Melbourne Australia, 2018.