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Gungahlin businesses report loss of profit from light rail construction

Gungahlin businesses report loss of profit from light rail construction

A new report found 73 per cent of businesses surveyed had a loss of revenue due to the transport project.

  • by Andrew Brown

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Government seeking casual bus drivers to fill weekends, holidays
Canberra

Government seeking casual bus drivers to fill weekends, holidays

Transport heads are hoping to add casual drivers to the pool of 736 drivers already on hand to meet rising demand and network overhaul.

  • by Finbar O'Mallon
What will happen if the Woden leg of Canberra's light rail is dumped?
Analysis
Light rail

What will happen if the Woden leg of Canberra's light rail is dumped?

Will we get light rail to Belconnen instead? Kippax? Perhaps even a trackless tram?

  • by Katie Burgess
Calls for more park and ride spaces for overhauled bus network
Canberra

Calls for more park and ride spaces for overhauled bus network

There are concerns a lack of designated spaces could put a strain on surrounding infrastructure.

  • by Andrew Brown
ACT committee to examine bus changes after petition
Meegan Fitzharris

ACT committee to examine bus changes after petition

Changes to Canberra's bus network that will disadvantage people with limited mobility could be investigated by an ACT Legislative Committee.

  • by Katie Burgess
Is Canberra's public transport the best we can do?
Opinion
Opinion

Is Canberra's public transport the best we can do?

Overall public transport amenity for the city has come as an afterthought in the much-criticised revamped bus/light rail network that has been introduced.

  • by John L Smith
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A done deal? Principals and parents speak out on school bus cuts
School funding

A done deal? Principals and parents speak out on school bus cuts

Transport Canberra has defended cuts to school buses under its transport overhaul amid backlash over student safety.

  • by Sherryn Groch
In Transport Canberra's war room, a bus network is built from scratch
Light rail

In Transport Canberra's war room, a bus network is built from scratch

Canberra's tangle of bus routes is undergoing its biggest change in 20 years.

  • by Katie Burgess
Rapid buses better use of resources than Xpressos: Transport Canberra
Canberra

Rapid buses better use of resources than Xpressos: Transport Canberra

But commuters say their journeys to work will double as a result of the changes.

  • by Katie Burgess
Iconic bunker bus stops left idle by network change to be moved
Canberra

Iconic bunker bus stops left idle by network change to be moved

Around 400 bus stops will be made redundant by the new network, including some of the concrete bunker ones.

  • by Katie Burgess
ACTION increased bus driver weight limit despite dire warning
Canberra

ACTION increased bus driver weight limit despite dire warning

ACTION Buses increased the weight limit for drivers, removing a buffer zone despite a warning that overloading the seats could be fatal.

  • by Blake Foden