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.

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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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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New twist on car pooling could save $100 a week

CommuterXpress carpooler Mark Vaney with Brisbane's deputy mayor, Cr Adrian Schrinner.

Tony Moore Car pooling is back, but with a difference.

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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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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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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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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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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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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