A slight increase to the bare majority in favour of light rail

SIMON Corbell says a summary of surveys on light rail by internationally certified market and social research firm Piazza Research shows the level of...

Corbell / Why Canberra needs Capital Metro

Deputy Chief Minister and Minister for Capital Metro Simon Corbell writes: CANBERRA is growing. By 2031 our city will be close to half a...

Canberra public transport to be affected over festive break

Changes to public transport will affect residents in the ACT over the festive period.
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Lanes being moved around as Majura Parkway nears completion

TERRITORY and Municipal Services are warning that traffic using Morshead Drive and Pialligo Avenue will be transitioned to the outer two lanes in both...

Canberra Liberals vision… parking for the Fadden Scout Hall

ANDREW Wall and Jeremy Hanson have committed the Canberra Liberals to spending $300,000 to upgrade parking facilities around Tuggeranong’s Mpowerdome. “This commitment will ensure...

30 zones for Canberra’s schools?

ANDREW Barr has announced a suite of road safety measures in school zones. "The measures include a Police blitz on dangerous speeding and parking around...

Bunda Street, a real mess and it won’t look like the design drawing

CANBERRA CBD Limited are warning business of unholy disruptions to Bunda Street as it is converted into a shared space. The entry from Akuna Street...

Shane wants to know what sort of night bus you’d prefer?

SHANE Rattenbury is asking for Canberrans thoughts on two options for the ACT Government’s 2014 Nightrider bus service. “The late night Nightrider service is...

Volvo heads to Tidbinbilla to research our kangaroos

SWEDISH car maker Volvo’s plan to develop technology that can detect kangaroos to avoid collisions is progressing with local testing involving real kangaroos beginning...

Night Rider needs Knight Rider

ANU Marketing Lecturer Andrew Hughes writes: Firstly some of you might be asking The Night what? Is this a scary bloke dressed in all black...

Police urging Canberrans to slow down

ACT Policing and Simon Corbell have taken to City Walk to try and convince Canberrans to drive more carefully. A two-month campaign to target speeding...

Bus fares going up in the new year

TERRITORY And Municipal Services has announced new fares for travel on ACTION buses will come into effect early in the New Year. "From Saturday...

Exactly how much money is too much for a tram?

ALISTAIR Coe says the ACT government should name the cost at which it will abandon its plans for light rail. “Chief Minister Katy Gallagher has...

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...

Parking follies ride again

Being a Monday we have some pictures of poor parking. 1) Tom sent in this magnificent piece of not giving a damn: 2) Meanwhile Frank has...

Road closures around Canberra in the wet

THE ACT Government is advising road users that Uriarra Crossing is now closed due to recent wet weather. The following roads remain closed across the...

214 busted over the holiday weekends

ACT Policing issued over 214 Traffic Infringement Notices and 98 Cautions while targeting dangerous drivers over the Community Day and Labour Day long weekends. This...

Road safety projects in Kaleen

MICK Gentleman says a new pedestrian crossing, roundabout modifications and pedestrian refuge islands are safety improvements residents of Kaleen will see implemented along Maribyrnong...

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...

Shane’s special buses now servicing Tuggeranong

SHANE Rattenbury says the ACT Government’s free flexible bus service is now available to transport disadvantaged residents in Tuggeranong. “There have been over 819 boardings...





Canberra’s cashing in building boom but needs an ACT pledge

Builders and the construction industry have accepted indirect praise from the federal government for "powering" the Australian economy after a focus of its budget was centred on infrastructure building, apprenticeships and job creation


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