Green Heart Fair tackles sustainable travel

Jake Whitehead Green Heart Fair

Peta McEachern Brisbane’s Green Heart Fair has branched out this year to tackle the issue of sustainable travel, with a focus on electric and hybrid vehicles. The fair, which is Brisbane’s largest free sustainability festival, showcased a “Move … [Read more...]

Trams to link whole GC by 2030

TALISA ELEY Just three years ago, trams were a foreign concept in Queensland, but now the Gold Coast is bustling with light rail activity. The existing light rail along with the construction of Stage 2, and the planning for Stage 3 has turned … [Read more...]

Petition wants public transport badges for travellers with invisible disabilities

TAYLOR TOOVEY A change.org petition has called on Victorian officials to help people with invisible disabilities get a seat on public transport using priority badges. The petition was started by a 25-year-old Chronic Fatigue Syndrome … [Read more...]

Translink cops criticism from government officials

PATRICK CONNORS Brisbane City Council's annual report on public transport reveals lower patronage of train and bus services across the network. According to the Brisbane City Council's 2014-2015 annual report, 2.2 million less customers … [Read more...]

Bus review delivered few answers for Brisbane’s west

NICHOLAS MCDONALD Ashgrove and The Gap residents are less than impressed with changes resulting from the Brisbane City Council's bus review. Bus routes 379, 380, 381 and 385 have all been affected as the Council wanted  to make the bus … [Read more...]

Tram arrival puts light rail back on track

LUCINDA KENT The first trams for the Gold Coast light rail network are scheduled to arrive in the next week. Shipping company McConnell Dowell and Bombardier Transportation says the 61-tonne trams left Germany on June 30 and will arrive at the … [Read more...]