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ACT Government to lease first electric buses this year

The ACT Government has released the tender for 34 buses (some electric) to replace the old, polluting diesel buses.

Tenders open for light rail to Woden

Light rail to Woden procurement has begun. The government has released the first tender for the ACT's largest infrastructure build.

Online feedback hub launches for light rail stage 2

Local residents and businesses can now follow the progress of light rail stage 2 and provide feedback on the project with the launch of the ACT Government’s virtual engagement room. Transport Minister Chris...

ACT Government delegation to visit NZ this week

An ACT Government delegation including Chief Minister Andrew Barr will pop over the ditch to NZ, visiting Wellington and Auckland this week.

New safety campaign for e-scooter users

The e-scooter shared schemes run by Beam and Neuron Mobility began in November. Two-thirds of Canberrans supported the scheme, and wanted it expanded to other parts of the ACT, but others were concerned about safety, according to an ACT Government survey, Chris Steel, Minister for Transport, announced yesterday, 24 May.

ACT Government welcomes Uber support for electric vehicles

The ACT Government welcomed Uber's announcement last week that it would halve service fees for all electric vehicles (EVs) for the next year.

Libs back calls for Inner South road improvements

Local group the Narrabundah Peafowlers have campaigned for road improvements to keep the local peafowl population and residents safe.

Public transport and flexible work could ease Canberra’s congested roads

The ACT Government has a plan to ease ourcongested roads and get Canberrans back on public transport.

Surveys highlight e-scooter safety concerns

While many Canberrans have enthusiastically embraced the purple Beam and orange Neuron Mobility vehicles since they were introduced in September, a new survey reveals others are worried about injuries, hooning and abandoned vehicles.

On track: Government updates delivery plans for stage 2A

The ACT Government revealed the technical advisers and released the delivery plans for stage 2A of the light rail project today.

4,000 trips per day: e-scooter data released

Canberra’s ubiquitous e-scooters are making more than 4,000 trips per day on average, according to trip data released by the ACT Government today.

ACT drivers reminded of basic road safety over Easter

ACT drivers getting ready to travel this long weekend are being urged to take advantage of complete vehicle maintenance solutions to have peace of mind while on the road. According to the Australian...

Keeping tradition: foot traffic the first to cross new Batemans Bay Bridge

Sixty-five years since the first bridge opened with a parade, the Batemans Bay community will be the first to set foot on its replacement.

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.
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