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Cables under bridge spark new Canberra light rail construction fears

Cables under bridge spark new Canberra light rail construction fears

Cables have been installed under a bridge, reducing the capacity for floodwaters to pass through and potentially pushing them onto the tracks.

  • by Blake Foden

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Ratepayers being taken for a ride on forecasts for light-rail project
Opinion
Opinion

Ratepayers being taken for a ride on forecasts for light-rail project

One would have to be very gullible to imagine that we could build light rail for even half the cost of the Gold Coast project.

  • by Letters to the editor
$30,000 for a bird's eye view of light rail
Public transport

$30,000 for a bird's eye view of light rail

The monthly drone footage is one of about $7 million worth of variations approved for the project so far.

  • by Katie Burgess
Plenty of challenges this year for city with big ambitions
Opinion
Opinion

Plenty of challenges this year for city with big ambitions

For the first time, sometime early this year, Canberrans will start travelling to and from the city on the light rail.

  • by The Canberra Times
Public transport doesn't cut it when moving around in this city
Opinion
Opinion

Public transport doesn't cut it when moving around in this city

The ACT government's contempt for people needing to travel by car is demonstrated by their attempts to make car travel less viable.

  • by Letters to the editor
No compulsory weekend work in new bus driver deal
ACT government

No compulsory weekend work in new bus driver deal

The ACT government had been pushing to introduce rostered weekend shifts ahead of the roll-out of its new bus network.

  • by Dan Jervis-Bardy
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New free bus service for Canberra's 'culture loop'
Public transport

New free bus service for Canberra's 'culture loop'

The Culture Loop shuttle will take in 10 locations, seven days a week.

  • by Sally Pryor
Speed limits could drop to 40km/h under new transport strategy
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Speed limits could drop to 40km/h under new transport strategy

'On ya bike!' (or bus, or light rail) is the message from the ACT government.

  • by Sally Whyte
A simple downsizing would solve many of Canberra's current woes
Opinion
Opinion

A simple downsizing would solve many of Canberra's current woes

Looking at the various problems facing Canberra in 2019, I realised what we need to do is to move on from "sustainability" and downsize Canberra.

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How much will it cost to catch light rail in Canberra?
Public transport

How much will it cost to catch light rail in Canberra?

The 2019 public transport fares have been released and for the first time light rail ticket prices are included.

  • by Katie Burgess
Efforts to increase cycling in the capital may not work
Opinion
Opinion

Efforts to increase cycling in the capital may not work

Encouraging more Canberrans to cycle to work and other destinations is admirable, desirable and cost effective.

  • by Letters to the Editor