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T.G.I.A C.B!

Postby Digger » 13 May 2018, 20:38

This:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aRgL92K5zuE

After dealing with the traffic and stupid number of people in and around the suburbs, especially the Peninsula after the last couple of days, I’m staying put and not venturing west again if I can help it!
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Postby 4liters » 13 May 2018, 23:01

Agreed. I’ve just moved to Geelong from the SE suburbs and it’s been such a nice change. I didn’t realise how much stress the traffic and congestion was causing me until I got away from it. Now they’re talking about building some bullet train between Melbourne and Geelong so I guess it’ll just become another outer suburb in a decade or so.
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Postby spider25160 » 13 May 2018, 23:41

Absolutely....Trip to Mornington on Saturday took the Queenscliff to Sorrento ferry both ways....Didn't save any time and cost a bit more but one hell of a saving of stress and road rage.
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Postby Digger » 14 May 2018, 08:03

I freely admit that I’m getting too old to want to put up with stuff like that now.

Lately if when I pull out on the main road, there are cars coming. I’m into see the authorities to see about getting traffic lights....Grin~

Much respect to those that endure that each day.
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Postby Jacko » 14 May 2018, 21:38

Can't wait till retirement so I won't have to battle the traffic to get to work on the freeways that are not free.
So many people in this growing city pay tolls to travel on a road driving at the pace of a car park.
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Postby bunyip » 14 May 2018, 22:25

This is the crap I have to put up with at least twice a week, double white lines mean nothing when you are on your way home from Phillip Island
https://vimeo.com/261234709
There are others.
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Postby peatop » 15 May 2018, 00:29

When i was younger hmm a lot younger we used to travel from box hill to the island, it was single lane all the way from memory i think :? From cranburn to cows there were very few areas to overtake, sunday afternoon the road became a parking lot from sth gippy hwy link to cranburn, any other time if you got stuck behind someone traveling slow (sunday driver they were called)it was usually a very long slow trip, princes hwy between portland and warnambool, camperdown and colac, winchelsea and geelong were also very bad parking lots until recent years east gippy side i dont recall any bad areas, dandy to packenham was bad orbost to the border but only if there was a sunday driver, i guess all major roads were like that back before they started duplication.
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Postby bunyip » 15 May 2018, 10:37

That was the Koo Wee Rup bypass over the swamp, this happens regularly, the other one is McDonalds at Caldermeade (Lang Lang), I turn off at that point to go home and just about every second trip someone will pull out in front of me assuming that I have a craving for McVomit.
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Postby Digger » 15 May 2018, 11:32

Yeah and we keep cramming more and more people in that require more and more houses. One day it will be one big housing estate to Warragul I think.

What a lovey thought!
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Postby peatop » 15 May 2018, 13:42

Digger wrote:Yeah and we keep cramming more and more people in that require more and more houses. One day it will be one big housing estate to Warragul I think.

What a lovey thought!

For sure Rob, geelong is not far from being a suburb of Melbourne, the growth is so fast the roads can't cope, but instead of upgrading them they are reducing the speed on them :oops: one of the reasons I've stayed here to date was the good traffic, but im not far from being over it. My daughter just purchased her first home, she bought the last block in the subdivision, it won't be ready to build on for atleast a year :shock: thats how fast the growth is around geelong and the bellarine ;)
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