Buses

Brisbane commuters abandon buses, choose cars instead

Kim Stephens Brisbane's bus patronage decreased last financial year, while traffic on the city's roads increased.

Brisbane City Council to promote pride festival on city's buses

Kim Stephens For the first time in the 24 year history of Brisbane's annual gay pride festival, Brisbane City Council will this year advertise it on 50 of the city's buses.

Students risk $227 on-the-spot fine on buses, trains and ferries

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

Amy Remeikis Mid-year students who have not yet received their Tertiary Transport Concession Card will have to pay full fare for their public transport travel or risk an on-the-spot $227 fine.

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Call to get half-full buses off city bridge

Victoria Bridge

Tony Moore Transport Minister Annastacia Palaszczuk has agreed to discuss the future of Brisbane's congested Victoria Bridge with Lord Mayor Graham Quirk next week.

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Sunshine Coast light rail feasible: report

An artist's impression of light rail on Alexandra Parade on the Sunshine Coast.

Natalie Bochenski The Sunshine Coast needs to grow a spine, according to its mayor.

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Brisbane Live: Friday September 12, 2014

Favourite things.Darlinghurst.May 29th, 2014.Photo.Sahlan Hayes.SMH Spectrum.Chef Matt Stone with his favourite knife.

Welcome to the revamped Brisbane Live, where you'll find rolling coverage of the news as it happens in Brisbane.

T3 lanes abandoned on city bottleneck Kelvin Grove Road

Kelvin Grove Road

Kim Stephens Brisbane City Council has abandoned T3 lanes on one of the city's most heavily congested roads after audits revealed 90 per cent of peak-hour motorists were using them illegally.

Public transport fares cut by five per cent

People power saves Dutton Park train station

Natalie Bochenski The state government will spend its $30 million in carbon tax savings cutting public transport fares across Queensland.

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Brisbane Live: Wednesday September 10, 2014

Human bowling with th Nova team at Victoria Park.

Welcome to the revamped Brisbane Live, where you'll find rolling coverage of the news as it happens in Brisbane.

Qld to pass carbon savings to commuters

Campbell Newman says Brisbane's train service has improved since he became premier.

Do you want cheaper trains and buses or more of them?

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Brisbane Live: Monday September 1, 2014

Brisbane Live

Welcome to the revamped Brisbane Live, where you'll find rolling coverage of the news as it happens in Brisbane.

BaT tunnel could still change: Newman

Brisbane's planned BaT Tunnel.

Tony Moore Brisbane now has six weeks to pass its final comments on the $5 billion BaT tunnel.

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Kurilpa: Residents call for international design competition

An artist's impression of buildings in the Kurilpa draft plan.

Tony Moore It worked for South Bank in the 1990s and now an international design competition should be used to lay out the future for nearby South Brisbane, say West End residents.

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Bus drivers launch anti-privatisation petition

Brisbane's most used bus service, the CityGlider.

Kim Stephens Brisbane’s rail and bus union has called on Lord Mayor Graham Quirk to “stop dancing like a puppet to Campbell Newman” and publicly rebuff the State Government’s transport...

South Brisbane's Parmalat warns shifting costs 'hundreds of millions of dollars'

Kurilpa

Tony Moore Land occupier Parmalat's Milk has dropped a brick of reality into plans to revitalise South Brisbane by saying it would cost them several "hundreds of millions of dollars" for them to shift and they...

Light rail should be part of South Brisbane's future: residents

Tony Moore It is time for light rail in South Brisbane and South Bank, West End Community Association president Dr Erin Evans said after Thursday's launch of a South Brisbane master plan.

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Inside Brisbane's billion dollar inner-city land debate

Tony Moore From the air over South Brisbane you can see how out-of-place the series of industrial sites along the Brisbane River opposite Milton – virtually in the middle of the city – are in 2014.

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Brisbane Transport chief to leave post after 14 years

BCC has refused to renew Brisbane Transport chief Alan Warren's contract.

Tony Moore Brisbane City Council has sacked the man who has made Brisbane’s buses run on time for the past 14 years, as it opens the door to privatising Brisbane’s profitable bus runs.

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Council 'strongly committed' to bus network

Kim Stephens But Brisbane transport chief stops short of ruling out privatisation.

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Privatisation of bus services out of council's hands: Lord Mayor

Lord Mayor Graham Quirk says the state government will decide if the council continues to operate the city's bus services.

Kim Stephens The potential privatisation of Brisbane's bus network is out of City Hall's hands, according to the Lord Mayor.

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