Roads

Southside roads set for upgrade but cycle groups want more

Kim Stephens Two southside Brisbane roads will be upgraded before the end of the financial year to improve cyclist safety but a bicycle advocacy group has dismissed it as "window dressing".

Roads closed amid emergency situation at Bracken Ridge

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An emergency situation has been revoked at Bracken Ridge following allegations of threats made by a man inside a Woondaree Street house.

Two killed on Qld roads

Qld police

Anne-Louise Brown Two people were killed in separate crashes on Queensland roads on Saturday.

Innovative study maps out future roads

The site of the old Bowen Hills bus depot on Abbotsford road.

Teagan West An innovative study led by a Qld professor has mapped out a global strategy for road building.

Police officer begs drivers to take care on roads

A crash on Queensland's New England Highway, west of Brisbane, on August 19, 2014.

Teagan West “I ask you - no I beg you - say no to the choices that cause the traffic crashes," officer writes.

Abbott steps in to spruik Qld roads

Prime Minister Tony Abbott has delivered glowing praise for Queensland's transport infrastructure plans.

Amy Remeikis The Queensland government’s ‘transport week’ received a boost straight from the top, with Tony Abbott taking time out of his Team Australia schedule to throw his support behind the...

Two killed on Queensland roads

Qld police

Anne-Louise Brown Two people died after separate crashes on the state's roads.

Better service, but no express lanes yet for SEQ toll roads: new owner

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Amy Remeikis The new owner of south east Queensland's major toll network hopes that over time “customers will see a better service”.

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Two dead, several injured on Queensland's roads

Kristian Silva Two people have died and several injured during a horror day on Queensland’s roads.

Power out, roads cut in wake of Cyclone Ita

Power pole down at Cooktown.

Kristian Silva Thousands remain without power in far north Queensland.

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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Ex-NRL player Anthony Watts banned from roads

Former NRL player Anthony Watts has been fined $400 and had his driver's licence suspended for a month.

Gold Coast road widened to four lanes by Christmas

Trucks make up 40 per cent of traffic on Stanmore Road.

Tony Moore An important Gold Coast freight road in the fast-growing area of Yatala should be widened to four lanes by Christmas, Gold Coast City Council said on Monday.

Regatta ferry terminal out of action during upgrade

The Regatta CityCat terminal during the 2011 floods.

Kim Stephens Toowong's Regatta ferry terminal will be out of action until early next year to make way for a flood resilient replacement.

Brisbane Live: Friday October 10, 2014

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Memorial ride honours Rebekka

Kim Stephens Rebekka Meyer, the 22-year-old Danish cyclist killed by a truck at a Brisbane intersection last month, will be honoured by fellow Brisbane cyclists with a memorial ride on Wednesday morning.

Brisbane Live: Wednesday October 15, 2014

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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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Vaughan Johnson to retire from state politics

Gregory MP Vaughan Johnson is retiring after 25 years in state politics.

Cameron Atfield The Queensland Liberal National Party government will lose one of its longest-serving members at the next state election after Gregory MP Vaughan Johnson announced his impending retirement from...

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Top bureaucrats pocket big bonuses

Former Public Service Commission chief executive Ian Maynard received a $74,402 bonus for 2012-13.

Kim Stephens Government executives get generous performance sweeteners.

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