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More than 1100 people call on government to keep university bus route

More than 1100 people call on government to keep university bus route

More than 1100 people have signed a petition calling on the ACT government to keep a bus that services the ANU, Bruce CIT and Calvary hospital amid access fears

  • by Jasper Lindell

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Light rail driver back on the job after running red light
ACT government

Light rail driver back on the job after running red light

Meanwhile new footage has emerged of a Canberra driver illegally parked on the light rail tracks during a red light.

  • by Katie Burgess
We got a sneak peek at riding Canberra's light rail
Traffic

We got a sneak peek at riding Canberra's light rail

And yes, it has that new tram smell.

  • by Katie Burgess
Start date revealed for Canberra's light rail system
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ACT government

Start date revealed for Canberra's light rail system

The service will start taking passengers on the Easter long weekend.

  • by Katie Burgess
Canberra Now: CTP bill to arrive, and new bus network raises concerns
Public transport

Canberra Now: CTP bill to arrive, and new bus network raises concerns

Plus light rail risks raised before delay announced; and a writer recounts the rise of Islamophobia.

  • by Doug Dingwall
Lack of guarantee on weekend drivers not good enough
Opinion
Opinion

Lack of guarantee on weekend drivers not good enough

How can the ACT government be so confident in its new bus network if it can't even guarantee enough drivers for weekend services?

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Minister warned of risks to light rail start date
Public transport

Minister warned of risks to light rail start date

Internal documents show officials were aware of risks to the light rail being delivered on time, despite public assurances otherwise.

  • by Katie Burgess
Light rail near-miss under investigation
Public transport

Light rail near-miss under investigation

The light rail driver has been suspended, after CCTV showed they ran the red light and nearly collided with a car.

  • by Katie Burgess
Federal Labor promises $200 million for Canberra's light rail
ACT government

Federal Labor promises $200 million for Canberra's light rail

The route from Civic to Woden will be more expensive than the first leg because of the need for wire-free running through the Parliamentary Triangle.

  • by Katie Burgess
Pedestrian safety around light rail a balance: transport experts
Canberra

Pedestrian safety around light rail a balance: transport experts

One expert has recommended speed limits for the new light rail be lowered to 40km/h to make it safer for pedestrians.

  • by Finbar O'Mallon
Light rail likely to go east around Parliament House to get to Woden
Public transport

Light rail likely to go east around Parliament House to get to Woden

Cabinet is yet to make a formal decision on dropping the Barton dogleg, but the Transport Minister says the government now sees a direct route as more likely.

  • by Katie Burgess