Tony Moore

Tony Moore

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

All aboard - GC light rail takes off

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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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 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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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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Gold Coast's love affair with cars, will it wane by 2018?

Gold Coast 2018

Tony Moore Cars are already the Gold Coast's biggest transport problem, a survey of its residents suggest.

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Anxious weekend for public servants

Letter.

Tony Moore Close to 2000 Transport and Main Roads staff will have a restless weekend after finding out they will be told by telephone on Tuesday – the day of the Queensland budget – whether they still have a...

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Queensland Health takes brunt of redundancies

budget health

Tony Moore More than 4100 Queensland Health employees will be paid redundancies, the Newman government revealed as it detailed the 14,000 public service jobs to go in one of the largest-ever transformations of...

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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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Reveal bus services changes, transport minister told

Brisbane bus routes are under the microscope.

Tony Moore and Katherine Feeney Pressure is mounting on the Transport Minister Scott Emerson to announce changes to southeast Queensland's busways before the university semester begins.

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