Tony Moore

Tony Moore

Tony Moore is a senior reporter for brisbanetimes.com.au.

Detour trucks around Mater Hospital to save lives: scientist

Tony Moore and Kim Stephens Brisbane City Council and state government planning authorities will have blood on their hands if quick steps are not taken to remove heavy vehicles from Stanley Street near the Mater Hospital, a...

$2m bikeway will encourage more cyclists

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Tony Moore A new $2 million bikeway will extend existing path around the Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital.

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Driver critical after horror truck explosion

The scene of a truck rollover on the Mitchell Highway.

Tony Moore The driver of a truck that exploded on Friday night remains in a critical condition after being airlifted to hospital.

Fireball should not impact freight rules for explosives: truckies

The scene of a truck rollover on the Mitchell Highway.

Tony Moore There's no reason to ban transporting dangerous goods on roads, say Queensland truckies.

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Is an alternative Brisbane to Caloundra link closer?

A short cut from the Bruce Highway Beerwah exit, travelling east towards Pelican Waters, has been flagged for the future.

Tony Moore Momentum is building for the Queensland Government to bring forward an alternative Bruce Highway link to Caloundra which could slice 45 minutes off a trip between Caloundra and Brisbane.

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All aboard - GC light rail takes off

The G

Tony Moore A little taste of the future opened on the Gold Coast this morning when commuters finally got on board The G – the $1.2 billion Gold Coast light rail link between Southport and Broadbeach.

Brisbane rail freight track on conference agenda

The idea of a new rail freight link was raised last year.

Tony Moore Rail freight link proposed between Toowoomba and Brisbane’s port.

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People power saves Dutton Park train station

A Brisbane train station.

Tony Moore Station escapes axe in 5 billion underground Bus and Train project.

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Brisbane train journeys slower than in 1980, says rail veteran

Tony Moore It now takes longer to catch a train from Ipswich to Brisbane Central in 2014 than it did in late 1980, a train driver and expert who worked for the Australian Transport Safety Bureau.

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Budget provides $280 million for final section of Ipswich Motorway

a line of trucks along the ipswich motorway just outside ipswich. 28th of January 2012. Photo: Harrison Saragossi

Tony Moore Tuesday's Federal Budget will contain $280 million to finish the final section of the Ipswich Motorway and $1.3 billion for Toowoomba's range crossing Fairfax Media can reveal.

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Your phone may replace your Go Card

Queensland Transport is looking at options to update the Go-Card.

Tony Moore Smart phone app might also be used as a debit card to buy food, drink and magazines.

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Queensland budget 2014: Bus, train and ferry fares to increase less than expected

Brisbane train.

Tony Moore Fares on trains, buses and ferries will increase by 2.5 per cent - not 7.5 per cent - from January 1 as a result of the Queensland budget, Transport Minister Scott Emerson says.

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Pensioner anger over concession cuts grows

Seniors groups want to meet with government about cuts to concessions.

Tony Moore Council of the Ageing asks for urgent talks with Campbell Newman.

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Bus, train, ferry passengers not rorting free transport: Emerson

Buses are a key part of Brisbane's transport infrastructure.

Tony Moore More than 78,500 people each week in Southeast Queensland now take a free bus, train or ferry trip after the Newman Government introduced their "free trips after nine journeys" policy in June 2012.

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Brisbane transit tunnel named

BaT tunnel

Tony Moore Brisbane's underground bus and rail project will be named the BaT tunnel, the Queensland Government has announced.

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Bikeway axed for Centenary Motorway widening

Bike

Tony Moore The Centenary Motorway out to Springfield will be widened by two lanes by 2014, but seven kilometres of proposed bikeway will be axed, state Transport Minister Scott Emerson said.

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Revised case to be made for range crossing project

Road

Tony Moore The man pushed aside to make room for troubled LNP figure Michael Caltabiano will announce a revised business case for Queensland's $1.5 billion Second Range Crossing project next month.

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Joh's Stradbroke land-for-bridge plan

Joh Bjelke-Petersen.

Tony Moore The Bjelke-Petersen government considered gifting 800 hectares of prime crown land on North Stradbroke Island to developers in order to build a bridge across Moreton Bay, a 1982 cabinet document...

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Caltabiano paid $130,000 for doing nothing

Transport and Main Roads Director-General Michael Caltabiano.

Tony Moore Stood-aside senior public servant Michael Caltabiano will have earned about $130,000 for doing nothing by the time Parliament sits again on February 12.

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Inland rail likely to trump Cross River under Abbott

Rail

Tony Moore A $4.7 billion plan for an inland freight rail line from Melbourne to Brisbane via Parkes and Toowoomba will push aside Brisbane’s Cross River Rail project, Shadow Infrastructure Minister Warren...

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