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ACT Government relaunches 1980s bus safety campaign

In May 1989, the fledgeling ACT Government launched a Bus Safety Rap video, featuring Lyneham High School students, Neighbours actors, and pseudo-American accents. It was a different world: an age of big hair,...

Deal sealed for more weekend buses in ACT

From April, buses will run more frequently on Saturday afternoons, after a new enterprise bargaining agreement has been reached.

‘Unimaginable’ grief and suffering after bus crash

A vigil will be held to remember the victims of the Hunter Valley bus crash and thank paramedics, nurses and frontline workers who have helped in the crisis.

Ninety-four more electric buses for Canberra by 2026

The ACT Government will buy 90 battery electric buses from Vehicle Dealers International, and four more from Custom Denning.

Children stable, recovering after horrific bus crash

Children injured in a horrific bus crash are in a stable condition after many underwent emergency surgeries due to life-altering injuries.

Canberra bus spotter’s got a ticket to ride

The last ever passenger to ride the very last bus (Route 65) to Woden Interchange before it was demolished was local bus-spotter Kyle Hanley.

Canberra’s bus network has gone backwards, Greens MLA says

The ACT Greens and Public Transport Canberra (PTCBR) are concerned Canberra’s public transport system does not meet the city’s needs.

Bus driver granted bail after death of 14-year-old boy outside Sydney school

A bus driver charged over the death of a 14-year-old boy outside a school in Sydney's southwest has been granted bail.

Back on the ACT public transport bandwagon: numbers up over 40%

Canberra's public transport numbers have soared during the first week of school, with new data showing the best patronage since the beginning of the pandemic in March 2020.

New bus smell as first of ACT’s zero-emissions fleet hits the road

Commuters may notice a new ‘car’ smell on their way to work in coming weeks, as the ACT’s first battery-electric bus hits the road. The first of a dozen Chinese-made Yutong E12s that are on a five-year lease to Transport Canberra commenced service on Wednesday 25 January.

ACT police seeking witnesses to Drakeford Drive collision

ACT Policing is calling for witnesses and dash-cam footage following a collision on Drakeford Drive in Bonython on Monday 23 January.

Witnesses sought to October bus assault in Gungahlin

ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to an assault on a Transport Canberra bus last year on Tuesday 4 October 2022. 

Canberra Liberals: ACT buses breach disability standards

The Canberra Liberals have accused the ACT Government of ignoring National Disability Standards by using non-compliant Renault diesel buses.

ACT Greens call for more bus drivers

Disappointed by reductions in off-peak bus services, the ACT Greens have called for more bus drivers to maintain off-peak services.

Canberra’s bus routes chopped in 2023 timetable

Bus routes will be reduced next month due to disruption caused by raising London Circuit and building the new Woden bus interchange.

Become a bus driver – Canberra’s passengers need you

Have you ever considered becoming a bus driver, and helping Canberrans get where they need to go? Transport Canberra wants to hear from you.