Transport proposal off track for big and small businesses

Small businesses that serve the retail needs of thousands of daily workers could suffer should transport habits change under a government push.

Plans to shift the way workers get to and from work

A transport proposal to ease traffic congestion on the roads around the capital would have the ACT government approach large employers - including the federal government - to stagger work times for workers to increase the use of light rail. 

Federal government pours millions into light rail extension

More than $132 million of federal funding has been committed to getting the light rail from Civic to Commonwealth Park. 

Light rail extension will be worth the wait, says government

Commuters could have to wait until 2024 to jump on board of light rail that will link Alinga Street to Commonwealth Park.

MyWay replacement delayed until 2023

An upgrade to the public transport ticketing system for bus and light rail in Canberra set to replace MyWay has been delayed to 2023, after negotiations between the ACT Government and the preferred contractor fell through.

Canberra public transport to be affected over festive break

Changes to public transport will affect residents in the ACT over the festive period.

People rushed into emergency departments in e-scooter incidents

One electronic scooter incident around every two days is resulting in hospitalisation.

Sarah’s there for women in crisis

A DEEP understanding of how tough parenting can be along with a passion for supporting pregnant and parenting mums in crisis is what drives...

Liberals promise to roll back paid parking

JEREMY Hanson says the Canberra Liberals will make parking fairer across the ACT by removing the late night and weekend extensions to paid parking...
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Free buses and more light rail from Labor

ANDREW Barr says a re-elected Labor government will start work immediately on stage two of our city-wide light rail network and encourage more people...

Liberals offer a 10 year plan for cycling

ALISTAIR Coe has released the Canberra Liberals' vision for the future of cycling in Canberra, with a focus on improved connectedness, safety and a...

40 zones are back

ACT Policing is advising motorists that 40km/h speed limits are in effect in school zones as the new school term starts today (Monday 10...

Liberals promise to duplicate William Slim Drive

ALISTAIR Coe says a Canberra Liberals Government will duplicate William Slim Drive from Ginninderra Drive all the way to the Barton Highway. “The Canberra Liberals...

Greens promise an active travel office

THE Greens have announced the final plank of their transport plan. “The Greens are putting the community first and making it easier to walk, cycle,...

Greens promise better bike facilities

SHANE Rattenbury has launched the latest tranche of the Greens’ transport plan to make Canberra quick and easy to get around - a plan...

Barr promises to think about cycle tourism if returned

ANDREW Barr says a re-elected Labor Government will work with local cycling groups and VisitCanberra to develop a new strategy to market Canberra to...
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Greens promise $60 million for paths

THE Greens have announced the latest plank of their transport plan, which includes a $60 million investment in walking and cycling infrastructure. “The Greens are...

Labor promise more cash to lure airlines to Canberra

ANDREW Barr says a re-elected ACT Labor government will establish a new fund to attract more airline services to Canberra, adding more international destinations...

Greens to trial more varieties of environmentally friendly buses

THE ACT Greens have announced a major upgrade to Canberra’s bus fleet - pledging $132 million for more clean energy buses. The announcement follows...
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International flights return to Canberra Airport

CANBERRA is now an international destination, following today’s arrival of Singapore Airlines’ SQ291 from Singapore and departure for Wellington, New Zealand. The Boeing 777-200ER with...

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