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Category: Transport

ACT Labor promise 90 electric buses as part of zero-emissions push

ACT Labor have today promised to purchase 90 electric battery buses in the next parliamentary term if they win October’s election.

Transport Strategy outlines plan over next 20 years

The ACT Transport Strategy 2020 was released earlier this week, outlining the vision for transport in Canberra over the next 20 years.

Community hold concerns over Woden CIT project

The Woden Valley Community Council want to ensure accessibility as development of the new CIT campus and transport interchange forge ahead.

Light Rail Stage 2A to be wireless

Preliminary documentation on Canberra’s Light Rail Stage 2A that reveals new details about the service has been released today.

Light rail near misses emerge for Rail Safety Week

Canberrans are being reminded to pay attention when travelling around the light rail, as a new video of near misses emerges in time for Rail Safety Week, 10-16 August.

700 new bus services hit Canberra roads tomorrow

Almost 700 new bus services will be introduced into Canberra’s public transport system from tomorrow, Saturday 18 July.

Trans-Tasman travel bubble popped

ACT Chief Minister Andrew Barr said the Trans-Tasman travel bubble between Australia and New Zealand is unlikely to go ahead in the next few months, after being postponed for consideration in National Cabinet last week.

ACT to be home to world first electric vehicle trial

The ACT will be home to one of the largest electric vehicle (EV) trials in the world, with around 50 cars to inject power back into the grid to see...

New e-scooter share schemes come to town

Electric scooters (aka e-scooters) are expected to be available for public use around Canberra’s inner city, inner north, inner south and at least one other yet-to-be-determined location from August this...

Canberra to Adelaide direct flights launch this week

Three weekly return Canberra to Adelaide direct flights will start this week, while it remains unknown when the SA border will open to ACT residents.

Uncertainty surrounds ACT Light Rail Stage 2a

The Canberra Liberals have slammed the ACT Government for infrastructure mismanagement, following reports the extension of the Light Rail would be delayed due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Canberra Airport pleads ‘open the state borders’

Canberra Airport is pleading with state governments to open their borders, following Qantas today, 25 June, detailing further cuts to the aviation industry.

Half of light rail network to close temporarily

The Flemington Road stretch of Canberra’s light rail network will temporarily cease operations as a stop at Sandford Street, Mitchell is constructed in the next 12 months.

Additional public transport services from 18 July

Canberra’s public transport network has received a welcome boost in services, with an additional 692 daily bus rides including 10 ‘Rapid routes’ and an increase in light rail frequency.

Qantas to increase flights from Canberra this month

Weekly return flights operating out of Canberra Airport will increase to 19 flights to Sydney, 16 to Melbourne, and 10 flights to Brisbane by the end of June.

Canberra a possible hub for flights to New Zealand

A formal proposal from Canberra Airport and the Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry has detailed flights between Canberra and Wellington to open ‘Trans-Tasman flight bubble’.

Canberra Airport announces restriction-free travel

The Canberra Airport is welcoming back passengers for non-essential travel with flights resuming between some capital cities without restrictions. The airport announced today (Tuesday 2 June) that...

Slow down for safer streets

Active travel has boomed during the COVID-19 pandemic, prompting the ACT Government to remind motorists travelling through Canberra’s suburbs to slow down. ACT Minister for Roads and...

Canberra roads worst hotspot for animal collisions

For the fourth year running, Canberra roads remain the most dangerous hotspot for animal collisions and motorists are reminded to be vigilant as the likelihood of collisions is about to...

Flyover proposed for Lanyon Drive

Concept designs for upgrades along the Monaro Highway were released today, Tuesday 19 May, with a southbound flyover at the intersection with Lanyon Drive a key feature.

ACT records lowest average metro petrol price

Canberra motorists have something to smile about at the petrol pump with the ACT recording the lowest average price for petrol across all metropolitan areas in Australia.