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Kippax bike and ride

Kippax gets a bike and ride cage

SHANE Rattenbury has announced the completion of a new bike and ride facility on Kippax Place at the Kippax Centre. “Bike and ride facilities provide an easy and convenient way for Canberrans to get around our nation’s capital and help to reduce congestion on our road network. This new facility will ensure residents in Kippax […]

Video / A whizzy fly-through of the Capital Metro route!

The ACT Government has celebrated its decision to build the Capital Metro light rail line with a jazzy animation of what the route is going to look like and what how Canberra might function around the tram tracks. Capital Metro fly-through displaying the latest designs for Canberra’s first light rail project. The track surfaces are […]

cracked road

With spring comes the latest round of road resealing

TERRITORY and Municipal Services advise that with the onset of warmer weather, the ACT Government’s annual road resealing program kicks off today, starting with work on Paddy’s River Road, Tidbinbilla Road and Booroomba Road. “The 2014/15 resealing program will see approximately 525,000 square metres of the ACT’s road network resealed,” Director, Roads ACT, Tony Gill […]

antill parking

Monday parking this week focusses on the Dickson playing fields

THIS week’s dose of bad parking has but a single entry, for “CityNews’” own gardening guru Cedric Bryant. Cedric has been incensed with the tree destroying sports parents parking on the Antill Street median strip adjacent to the Dickson playing fields. Firstly the whole length of the median strip every few metres are signs saying […]

Changes to the Territory Plan clear the way for light rail

NEW Planning Minister Mick Gentleman has issued draft variations to the Territory Plan to introduce the term “light rail” into the Plan and provisions for a possible light rail depot in industrial land. “The proposed changes within Territory Plan No 327 (DV327) outlined today will amend the territory plan ahead of the proposed development of […]

Simon to legalise lane filtering

SIMON Corbell says a two-year trial of motorcycling lane filtering will commence in the ACT from 1 February 2015. “Motorcycle lane filtering is when a motorcyclist moves between stationary or slow moving vehicles in the same lane. It is not the same as lane splitting which is done at higher speeds and increases the unpredictability […]

This is your last warning. The bus timetable will be different on Monday

JAMES Roncon, ACTION’s Director of Public Transport is reminding public transport users the network is changing to a new timetable on Monday. “While there are changes to the existing routes and timetables which passengers will need to adjust to, I’m confident the new network provides a better overall service for our growing city. It’s also […]

ACTION bus timetable information to get a bit weird for a week

ACTION has tweeted that while Network 14 is starting on 1 September they’ve started rolling over the signage already. NXTBUS information can, apparently, be relied on. Some suburban bus stop information will changed today to #Network14 timetables. #NXTBUS information is still correct — ACTION Buses (@ACTIONbuses) August 28, 2014


Oaks Estate Bridge closed

THE ACT Government is advising road users that the Oaks Estate Bridge on Oaks Estate Road is closed due to rising waters as a result of recent rainfalls. Motorists are advised to take an alternative route. Barriers and diversion signs have been erected to alert people of the closure. For up-to-date information on road closures […]