Tony Moore

Tony Moore

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

Call to get half-full buses off city 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.

Traffic major concern for Brisbane's newest suburb

Traffic congestion.

Tony Moore Traffic from a new north-south road connecting traffic from Upper Kedron and The Gap will be a major concern for Brisbane City Council from a massive new suburb to be built in Brisbane’s...

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Old tram tracks exposed in city's heart

Tram tracks unearthed on Adelaide Street.

Tony Moore Old tram tracks have been unearthed in Brisbane’s CBD and are beginning to cause problems for the city’s commuter cars, buses and cyclists.

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Is Brisbane set for a tram revival?

A Brisbane tram, in the era when they still roamed  the city's streets.

Tony Moore If Brisbane’s Bus and Train tunnel removes 200 buses a day from Brisbane’s inner-city streets by 2020, could trams return to Adelaide Street?

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Bus hits pedestrian in Brisbane CBD: Council 'open to review' signals

A pedestrian has been hit by a bus in the Brisbane CBD.

Tony Moore and Kristian Silva Brisbane City Council will review pedestrian crossing signals if police deem timing was a factor behind a bus hitting a pedestrian in the CBD, Lord Mayor Graham Quirk says.

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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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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Legacy Way and BaT tunnel to be linked, ending long commute from western suburbs

Bus/rail tunnel

Tony Moore One of Brisbane's worst traffic crawls - the bus trip from the western suburbs through the city and out to the southside - is set to be shortened by more than 15 minutes.

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Mt Coot-tha Botanic Gardens to add lagoon, amphitheatre

An artist impression of the Botanic Gardens expansion at Mt Coot-tha.

Tony Moore Work on the biggest expansion to Brisbane’s Botanical Garden in 40 years will be revealed Wednesday morning in the parkland at the Legacy Way tunnel at Toowong.

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Work on Brisbane's new underground to begin next month

The planned George Street Station, part of the Underground Bus and Train project.

Tony Moore Work on Brisbane's $5 billion Underground Bus and Train project will start on January 14, when geotechnical work begins on the river bed between Gardens Point and South Brisbane.

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Councillors on the plonkism

William Street

Tony Moore Labor called it "plonkism", but Brisbane's City Council's Liberal National Party administration on Tuesday approved the Queensland government's 45-storey William Street development.

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Council backs study into bridge plan

Bridge

Tony Moore Brisbane City Council has unanimously backed a feasibility study into Lord Mayor Graham Quirk's green bridge proposal to combat congestion in the CBD.

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Tell him he's 'dreaming': mayor's bold bridge plan dismissed

Tony Moore Transport Minister Annastacia Palaszczuk has today poured cold water on Brisbane City Council’s ambitious plans to build a second 'green bridge' to ease congestion.

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Suncorp staff told to get on a bike (or bus, train or ferry)

Suncorp South Bank headquarters

Tony Moore South Bank Corporation will encourage Suncorp's 3000 staff to use public transport instead of driving to work at their new South Bank home.

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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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Brisbane's secret weapon unveiled

Mandeep Kaur

Tony Moore Manpreet Kraut's smile is Brisbane Lord Mayor Graham Quirk's secret weapon to attract thousands of new visitors and investors to the city.

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Ban cars from Victoria Bridge: experts

Buses

Tony Moore Cars should be banned immediately from Brisbane's Victoria Street Bridge and buses should use all the lanes, public transport specialists say.

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Car ban a bridge too far

Tony Moore Neither the state government nor Brisbane City Council plan to ban cars from Victoria Bridge, despite expert opinion it would help ease the build-up of buses in the area.

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Brisbane parks to go wireless

Park.

Tony Moore Free wi-fi will be rolled out in more Brisbane City Council parks in one of the only real surprises in Lord Mayor Graham Quirk's first budget.

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