Transport

Public transport off-peak fare period extended

Katherine Feeney An extra 30 minutes has been added to the off-peak fare period in a bid to lure more commuters onto public transport.

Those least likely to use public transport shouldering the cost

Train travel in Brisbane is perceived as safer than other cities.

Katherine Feeney People who can least afford it cover the bulk of the cost for a public transport system they hardly use, new analysis of census commuter data reveals.

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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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Public transport suffering from investment in roads: report

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Katherine Feeney Brisbane's public transport system has fallen behind its counterparts, according to a major national report that praises Perth and Sydney as models for best-practice.

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Government rules out review of public transport zoning

a bus In the Brisbane CBD. 1st of December 2012. Photo: Harrison Saragossi

Katherine Feeney The Newman government has firmly rejected calls for a review of Brisbane's public transport zone system despite expert criticism and a public outcry over the latest round of fare increases.

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Public transport update: Wednesday, January 30

Here's the public transport situation this Wednesday afternoon, January 30:

Victoria Bridge our 'weakest link', say transport experts

Victoria Bridge

Tony Moore Four more public transport figures have backed calls for cars - and in some cases buses - to be banned Brisbane's Victoria Bridge.

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CMC probes former transport official

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Daniel Hurst A former senior Queensland Transport Department official has been accused of having had improper links to a consultancy firm that worked on projects for the government.

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Call for unemployed to get transport discounts

Brisbane bus

Tony Moore Queensland's two major political parties have rejected calls to offer the unemployed public transport concessions to help them find work.

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Policy Brief: Public transport

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Public transport fares has been the focal point of a bidding war during the state election campaign and has proved an increasingly important issue for voters.

Alleged drug syndicate continued work despite raid

Kristian Silva A Gold Coast drug syndicate wasn't fazed by police raiding one of its alleged safehouses, and reportedly continued to smuggle cannabis through commercial airports until it was shut down on Tuesday.

Queensland government employees involved in drug syndicate: police

Police raid a Southport home

Kristian Silva Queensland government employees were involved in a Gold Coast drug syndicate that couriered millions of dollars worth of drugs through commercial airports, police allege.

Cyclone Ita clean-up: Trio charged with looting in Ingham

Cooktown's West Coast Hotel shows the effects of Cyclone Ita.

Cameron Atfield Boys have been charged with looting after they allegedly burgled a flood-affected business in Ingham.

Cyclone Ita: worst-hit areas could go weeks without power

a devastated plantation in Hope Vale, 70 kilometres north of Cooktown.

Kristian Silva More than 6000 homes and businesses remain without power in the far north as Cyclone Ita begins to move away from the Queensland coast.

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Two die in fiery Brisbane truck crash

ambulance

Two men have died after their trucks burst into flames during a crash in Brisbane's northeast.

Power out, roads cut in wake of Cyclone Ita

Power pole down at Cooktown.

Kristian Silva Thousands remain without power in far north Queensland.

Man drives trucks into house, sets it on fire

A Queensland man is expected to undergo psychiatric testing after allegedly ploughing his prime-mover into a house, and setting it on fire.

New party 'stands up for integrity'

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Amy Remeikis The creator of the No Tolls, No Sell-Offs party believes his party’s message has tapped into an electorate looking for an alternative.

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'We're not afraid to voice our opinions'

queensland parliament house

Warren Barnsley Queensland's 19th Youth Parliament has been launched.

Tourist operators lament Cyclone Ita, urge visitors 'please come back'

a devastated plantation in Hope Vale, 70 kilometres north of Cooktown.

Kristian Silva “A day later, beautiful sunshine, people have smiles on their faces and you think, 'what the hell was that about?'”

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