Principal Public Transport Network
The Principal Public Transport Network reflects the routes where high-quality public transport services are or will be provided.
It supports integrated transport and land use planning by encouraging more diverse and dense development near high-quality public transport to help support public transport usage.
A key component of Plan Melbourne, the PPTN is a statutory land use planning tool that supports integrated land use and transport planning by providing certainty to planners and the community about locations that are, or will be, served by high-quality public transport.
The PPTN, which is reflected planning schemes across Victoria, is designed to support integrated transport and land use planning by encouraging more diverse and dense development near high-quality public transport to help support public transport usage.
It must be taken into account by responsible authorities in decision-making.
Incorporated documents can only be amended by the Minister through a planning scheme amendment process .
Updates to the PPTN will be made as part of ongoing planning for integrating land use and transport planning.
PPTN mapping tool
The PPTN mapping tool, embedded in this page, allows users to zoom in to different locations across Melbourne to easily show where the PPTN is.
Frequently asked questions
Read some Principal Public Transport Network frequently asked questions for more information.