More people using active transport

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


More people using public transport

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


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


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

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.