Shane wants your thoughts on Copland Drive

SHANE Rattenbury has announced the start of a study and community consultation process to identify traffic issues on Copland Drive in Evatt, Melba and...
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Tony Abbott holds up Capital Metro as a great example to other states

SPEAKING on the Gold Coast Prime Minister Tony Abbott has used the ACT Government's Capital Metro as an example of how things should be...
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ANU to power jets and missiles with gum trees

ANU Scientists are a step closer to using Australia’s iconic gum trees to develop low-carbon renewable jet and missile fuel. Dr Carsten Kulheim, a lead...

Uber is advertising for drivers

WHILE Simon Corbell has told a local daily paper that the smartphone based ride sharing service Uber would be illegal in the ACT, that...

The Tram eats Canberra as TCCS eclipses TAMS

MEEGAN Fitzharris says today marks the start of a new era of integrated transport and high quality local services for Canberrans as a new...

Greens promise millions to link ACTION with light rail

THE ACT Greens have announced an investment of $57 million into the ACTION bus network to improve bus frequency and network coverage across all...

Special insurance class for Uber drivers

THE acting CTP Regulator for the ACT has announced a new class of premiums for rideshare vehicles, together with a fall in rates for...
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What do you think about 40 zones?

SHANE Rattenbury is asking Canberrans to share their thoughts on proposed boundaries for 40 kilometre per hour (40 km/h) speed limit precincts in Canberra's...

Buses are free for major sports

ANDREW Barr has announced that fans of the Brumbies, Raiders, Giants and Cricket at Manuka Oval will be able to travel for free on...

New roads for Gungahlin

MEEGAN Fitzharris says works to ease traffic congestion on some of Gungahlin’s major routes will begin in coming weeks. “I’m so pleased these roadworks...

Greens promise traffic management plans for schools

SHANE Rattenbury has announced a $20 million initiative to work with every school community in Canberra to develop their own school safety traffic management...

ACTION fares going up in the new year

PUBLIC Transport Director James Roncon has announced higher fares for travel on ACTION buses, coming into effect early in the new year. “From Saturday 3...

Capital Metro boss to run all of Canberra’s public transport

MEEGAN Fitzharris has announced that Capital Metro Director-General Emma Thomas will head the new Transport Canberra agency. "From 1 July 2016, the new agency will...

$1 bus fares for early risers

SHANE Rattenbury is trying to entice commuters onto earlier ACTION bus services with discount fares before 7.30am. “From next Monday 5 to Friday 30 May...

Gundaroo Drive duplication gets started

MEEGAN Fitzharris says the first stage of works on the $31.1 million project to duplicate Gundaroo Drive will commence today (weather permitting). "The works will...

Would you prefer a seat on a tram or an Audi convertible?

ALISTAIR Coe says that for the same price as light rail, the ACT Labor government could buy an Audi A3 convertible for every household...

Liberals extol the virtues of their Barton Highway flyover plan

ALISTAIR Coe says revelations that the Barton Highway/William Slim/Gundaroo Drive Roundabout remains the worst intersection for crashes in the ACT again highlights the need...

ACTION early bird program to rumble on

SHANE Rattenbury says the ACTION early bird trial, which rewards commuters who catch a bus before the weekday morning peak period, is being extended...

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...

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...

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