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Latest news: Public transport

Mark Parton defends Liberal transport policy despite Steel criticism

The ACT Government has criticised the Canberra Liberals' bus lane proposal, while the opposition calls for transparency over light rail.

MyWay+ coming to ACT public transport by end of year

Canberra’s public transport smart ticketing system, MyWay+, is expected to begin operations in November, minister Chris Steel announced.

ACT Greens: Public transport policy

The ACT Greens have released their transport policy for October’s election – including buses running every 20 minutes on weekdays.

PTCBR calls for urgent improvements to Canberra public transport

In its ACT Budget submission, the Public Transport Association of Canberra recommends changes to Canberra’s bus and light rail network.

ACT light rail turns five

The ACT Greens want Labor to move faster on building light rail from Civic to Woden, transport spokeswoman Jo Clay said.

ACT politics: Thursday 11 April

Time to scrutinise the Budget is inadequate, the Canberra Liberals say. Also: workplace health and safety; corrective services; and youth.

Canberra Liberals’ public transport policy

The Canberra Liberals would restore the bus network, and make Canberra a major manufacturing hub for electric buses.

Canberra Liberals: Is ACT ready for new ticket system?

Should the ACT Government make public transport free if Optus 3G is switched off before the new ticket system is rolled out?

ACT light rail 2A to begin in 2028

The major works contract for Light Rail Stage 2A was signed, and the Commonwealth will contribute $125.5 million more.

Public transport use in ACT returns to pre-pandemic levels

Last month saw the highest number of public transport journeys recorded in a month since the COVID-19 pandemic began.

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.