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Category: Transport

Canberra’s business precincts will become 40 km/h zones

Streets in business precincts in Civic, Tuggeranong, and Kingston will soon become 40 km/h zones to make roads safer for pedestrians, residents, and vehicle users alike.

Rex to challenge Qantas with $99 Canberra-Sydney fares

The cost of flying between Canberra and Sydney will begin its descent next month with Rex commencing flights on the route with $99 fares.

ACT learner driver syllabus to be rewritten

Chosen by the ACT Government to overhaul the pre-learner driver’s licence course, Stay Road Right has now launched a dedicated road safety centre in Canberra. Stay Road Right was selected by the ACT...

Rego to be cancelled for ACT vehicles with deadly airbags

The owners of 354 ACT vehicles who have not replaced dangerous Takata airbags will have their car registration cancelled or suspended from next month.

What do you think of plans for the new Woden interchange?

The public can now comment on the development application for Woden’s new public transport interchange on Callam Street.

Federal Government contributes $132.5 million toward light rail stage 2A

The Federal Government this morning announced they will invest $132.5 million into stage 2A of Canberra’s light rail network.

$6 million in road safety funding to flow across Canberra

Funding from the Australian and ACT Governments means $6 million worth of new road safety upgrades and improvements will soon be delivered across Canberra. According to Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure,...

New cameras will target mobile phone use in cars

Mobile device detection cameras will be introduced in the second half of 2021 to target driver distraction and improve road safety.

ACT mobile speed cameras issue $9.5 million in fines in 2020

Over 2020 the ACT’s mobile speed cameras recorded 26,666 infringements across Canberra that brought in just under $9.5 million.

Canberra’s most accident-prone zones for cyclists

About 40% of bicycle accidents in ACT cause an injury, and two intersections tie in top place as the most frequently reported accident sites.

Modernisation of London Circuit brings Commonwealth Avenue back to the 1950s

Raising London Circuit to the level of Commonwealth Avenue – crucial for stage 2A of light rail – will restore the road to its 1950s design.

Federal Government gives environmental approval to light rail Stage 2A

The Federal Government this week gave environmental approval to Stage 2A of the light rail - but could it threaten endangered moths?

How much are Canberra bus and light rail MyWay fares

Planning to ride the bus or light rail in Canberra? MyWay card or pre-paid ticket, find all you need to know about costs and more here.

11 of Canberra’s Clem Cummings bus shelters have been rehomed

Residents around Canberra may have seen one of 11 freshly painted, rehomed Clem Cummings bus shelters pop up in their neighborhood lately.

Government reopens tender for MyWay replacement ticketing system

The ACT Government will open the tender process for a new public transport ticketing system to replace MyWay, after negotiations with one provider failed.

ACTCOSS calls for transparency on light rail stage two

The ACT Council of Social Service (ACTCOSS) is calling on the ACT Government to address the public transport needs of vulnerable and low-income Canberrans alongside the light rail stage two project. ACTCOSS...

Two-week light rail shutdown: what you need to know

Don’t forget buses will replace almost half of Canberra’s light rail service for a fortnight from Sunday 10 January.

Market sounding opens for ACT’s electric bus fleet

By 2024, the ACT Government hopes that every bus on Canberra’s roads will be electric - and they want to buy the first 90 vehicles next year.

Harbour-to-lake seaplane commute may be possible next year

The first seaplane to grace the shores of Lake Burley Griffin landed with a soft splash this morning.

Have your say on the new Woden interchange

The ACT Government has opened public consultation on the new Woden transport interchange before works begin next year.

Construction of Mitchell light rail stop to halt service between EPIC and Gungahlin

Construction of a new $12 million light rail stop in Mitchell will halt services between EPIC and Gungahlin for a month.
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