The ACT Council of Social Service (ACTCOSS) has reaffirmed the importance of public transport while calling upon the ACT government to maximises accessibility and connectivity in the next stage of Canberra Light Rail. Read more
Construction of the Mitchell Light Rail stop in Canberra’s inner north has begun, with utility service relocations, underboring, and geotechnical works the first to get underway. Read more
Amsterdam’s public transport company, GVB, has selected Thales to replace all card readers on the city’s tram and bus fleet. Read more
The 2020-21 Queensland Budget has confirmed a $1 billion rail manufacturing pipeline in the state. Read more
Urban policy think tank, the Committee for Sydney, has renewed the push for a light rail line running down the middle of Parramatta Road from the CBD to Burwood. Read more
The Victorian government has confirmed $1.48 billion to locally build 100 modern, accessible trams to replace A and Z class rollingstock. Read more
Tracklaying has begun on the Parramatta Light Rail project with the first tracks laid at Hawkesbury Road in Westmead.
The bedding in of the 18 metre lengths of grooved rail marks a major milestone for the project, where early works have been underway for months preparing the route and identifying utilities ahead of construction.
Councils in south-west Perth are pushing for a new rapid transit link between Murdoch and Fremantle.
The South West Group, made up of six councils from the region, have released a new report highlighting the need for a dedicated transport link to stimulate urban growth and improve transport connections. Read more