Tony Moore

Tony Moore

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

Brisbane Transport chief to leave post after 14 years

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.

Bus, train, ferry passengers not rorting free transport: Emerson

Buses are a key part of Brisbane's transport infrastructure.

Tony Moore More than 78,500 people each week in Southeast Queensland now take a free bus, train or ferry trip after the Newman Government introduced their "free trips after nine journeys" policy in June 2012.

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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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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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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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Kurilpa development: Brisbane's new land debate

Tony Moore Residents and officials have their say on the proposed 25-hectare development at South Brisbane.

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Billion dollar shake-up for riverside Brisbane revealed

Kurilpa Point is set to undergo a billion dollar redevelopment.

Tony Moore The biggest shake-up of riverside Brisbane since the re-development of the Teneriffe Woolshed’s 20 years ago will get underway on Tuesday as Brisbane City Council begins to drip feed details of...

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All aboard - GC light rail takes off

The G

Tony Moore A little taste of the future opened on the Gold Coast this morning when commuters finally got on board The G – the $1.2 billion Gold Coast light rail link between Southport and Broadbeach.

Jones tops Labor's wish list for Ashgrove

Kate Jones campaigning on voting day 2012.

Tony Moore Former environment minster Kate Jones is still Labor’s number one choice for the seat of Ashgrove, which Premier Campbell Newman won from her in 2012.

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Brisbane rail freight track on conference agenda

The idea of a new rail freight link was raised last year.

Tony Moore Rail freight link proposed between Toowoomba and Brisbane’s port.

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People power saves Dutton Park train station

A Brisbane train station.

Tony Moore Station escapes axe in 5 billion underground Bus and Train project.

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Leo Hielscher backs asset sales

Sir Leo Hielscher announces his retirement as Queensland Treasury Corporation chair alongside then-premier Anna Bligh.

Tony Moore Highly respected Treasury official says it makes sense to sell some assets.

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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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New Brisbane suburb: More koalas to die on road

Koala deaths are expected to increase if plans for a major new suburb in Brisbane's west go ahead.

Tony Moore Brisbane’s new super-suburb between The Gap and Upper Kedron will increase “koala strike” on Mt Nebo Road, its own planning documents reveal.

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Development

New $900m mega-suburb touted for Brisbane

A new $900m development is touted for The Gap.

Tony Moore More than 1350 homes are proposed a $900 million new suburb in 227 hectares of bushland right next to D’Aguilar National Park at The Gap.

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Brisbane train journeys slower than in 1980, says rail veteran

Tony Moore It now takes longer to catch a train from Ipswich to Brisbane Central in 2014 than it did in late 1980, a train driver and expert who worked for the Australian Transport Safety Bureau.

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Budget provides $280 million for final section of Ipswich Motorway

a line of trucks along the ipswich motorway just outside ipswich. 28th of January 2012. Photo: Harrison Saragossi

Tony Moore Tuesday's Federal Budget will contain $280 million to finish the final section of the Ipswich Motorway and $1.3 billion for Toowoomba's range crossing Fairfax Media can reveal.

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Motorist 'stuck' after driving on tram section of Gold Coast bridge

The car stuck on light rail tracks on the Sundale Bridge, at Southport.

Tony Moore A second person has accidentally driven the ir car on the Gold Coast's light rail project, again asking questions about the safety of the project design.

Your phone may replace your Go Card

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

Tony Moore Smart phone app might also be used as a debit card to buy food, drink and magazines.

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Motorcycle lobbyists back 'lane filtering' changes

The Queensland government is considering changing motorcycle road rules.

Tony Moore Motorcycle lobbyists have supported the state government's proposal to let motorcyclists move around slow or stationary vehicles cars and adopt international helmet standards.