Use Of Public Transport Encouraged On New Year’s Eve 2018

Use Of Public Transport Encouraged On New Year’s Eve 2018

28 December 2018

Western Australia Minister for Transport Rita Saffioti Western Australia Minister for Police Michelle Roberts Free Transperth Travel After Midnight On New Year’s Eve Victor P Taffa Travel on Transperth services including trains, ferries and buses will be free after midnight on 31 December 2018 About 290 transit officers will be out on the network along […]

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Indian Ocean Drive Passing Lanes Completed

Indian Ocean Drive Passing Lanes Completed

24 December 2018

Western Australia Minister for Transport Rita Saffioti Western Australia Minister for Road Safety Michelle Roberts Passing Lanes On Indian Ocean Drive Completed Victor P Taffa $7 Million passing lanes open in time for busy Christmas period Road upgrade one of several initiatives introduced following Indian Ocean Drive road safety review A further $20 Million worth […]

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Transperth Ferry To Be Delivered By Western Australia Boatbuilder

Transperth Ferry To Be Delivered By Western Australia Boatbuilder

24 December 2018

Western Australia Minister for Transport Rita Saffioti Western Australia Boatbuilder To Deliver New Transperth Ferry Victor P Taffa Western Australia boatbuilder Dongara Marine to construct new ferry Ferry to be built at the company’s facility at Port Denison $2.6 Million project to add to the existing 2-vessel fleet A regional Western Australian boatbuilding company has […]

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Zero Number Of Passengers On Bus Route 734 In August 2018

Zero Number Of Passengers On Bus Route 734 In August 2018

22 December 2018

South Australia Minister for Transport Stephan Knoll Public Transport Review Provides More Efficient Network Victor P Taffa State Government has completed the review of public transport services announced in the State Budget to improve the efficiency throughout the network and provide better services. As announced in September, the review has identified low patronised bus services […]

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22 Pedestrian Level Crossings To Be Upgraded On 3 Rail Lines

22 Pedestrian Level Crossings To Be Upgraded On 3 Rail Lines

18 December 2018

Western Australia Minister for Transport Rita Saffioti Western Australia Minister for Disability Services Stephen Dawson Pedestrian Level Crossings To Be Upgraded On Perth’s Rail Network Victor P Taffa $18 Million project to upgrade about 90 pedestrian level crossings starts this month First stage will upgrade 22 crossings on Midland, Fremantle and Armadale lines When complete, […]

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Andrews Govt To Buy 100 New Buses For Melbourne

Andrews Govt To Buy 100 New Buses For Melbourne

16 December 2018

Victoria Minister for Public Transport Melissa Horne Renewing Melbourne’s Biggest Bus Fleet Victor P Taffa Andrews Government will buy 100 new buses to support Melbourne’s public transport network, giving passengers across the city better buses to get wherever they need to go. Minister for Public Transport Melissa Horne today announced the State Government will invest […]

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Mobile Phone Detection Camera Pilot From January 2019

Mobile Phone Detection Camera Pilot From January 2019

16 December 2018

New South Wales Minister for Roads Maritime and Freight Melinda Pavey World First Mobile Phone Detection Camera Pilot Victor P Taffa World-first technology capable of catching drivers illegally using mobile phones will be piloted at two locations in Sydney. After a successful testing phase, the Liberals & Nationals Government has selected Australian company Acusensus to […]

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Temporary Wall To Keep Drivers Safe On The Great Ocean Road

Temporary Wall To Keep Drivers Safe On The Great Ocean Road

14 December 2018

Victoria Minister for Roads and Road Safety Jaala Pulford Keeping The Great Ocean Road Safe This Summer Victor P Taffa Andrews Government is taking action to protect one of Victoria’s best loved tourist attractions, building a temporary wall to keep drivers safe on the Great Ocean Road this summer. As many Victorians look forward to […]

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Works To Continue On Rail Network Over Summer In 2019

Works To Continue On Rail Network Over Summer In 2019

12 December 2018

Victoria Minister for Transport Infrastructure Jacinta Allan Victoria’s Big Build Continues Over Summer Victor P Taffa Drivers and public transport passengers are being urged to plan ahead over summer, as works continue on the Andrew Government’s unprecedented pipeline of major transport projects and vital road and rail maintenance. A major construction blitz will take place […]

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Andrews Govt Saves The Overland Train

Andrews Govt Saves The Overland Train

12 December 2018

Victoria Minister for Public Transport Melissa Horne Stepping In To Save The Overland For Western Victoria Victor P Taffa Andrews Government will save the iconic Overland train service between Melbourne and Adelaide, which connects passengers from South Australia, Western Victoria and Geelong on the historical route. Minister for Public Transport Melissa Horne today announced the […]

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Adelaide Bus Supply Tender To Be Flexible For Growing Demand

Adelaide Bus Supply Tender To Be Flexible For Growing Demand

30 November 2018

South Australia Minister for Transport Stephan Knoll Bus Supply Tender To Improve Flexibility And Services In Public Transport Network Victor P Taffa State Government will today release the tender for the supply of Adelaide Metro buses over the next 10 years. In September the Marshall Government cancelled the previous tender released by the former Labor […]

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Works Underway To Replace 2 Ageing Bridges On The Albany Highway

Works Underway To Replace 2 Ageing Bridges On The Albany Highway

29 November 2018

Deputy Prime Minister Michael McCormack Western Australia Minister for Transport Rita Saffioti Safer Bridges On The Way For Western Australia’s Albany Highway Victor P Taffa Works have started to replace 2 ageing bridges on the Albany Highway in Williams, Western Australia. $12.2 Million project, jointly funded by the State Government ($7.2 Million) and Federal Government […]

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North Terrace King William Street Tram Diamond Junction Only To Have 3 Of 4 Sides

North Terrace King William Street Tram Diamond Junction Only To Have 3 Of 4 Sides

19 November 2018

South Australia Minister for Transport Stephan Knoll Right-Hand Turn Project Will Not Proceed Victor P Taffa Marshall Government will not proceed with constructing a right-hand turn for trams at the intersection of King William Street and North Terrace. A report prepared by independent engineering experts Aurecon identifies that installing a right-hand turn for trams at […]

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Freight Rail Share To Fremantle Port Is 57 % Higher Than National Average

Freight Rail Share To Fremantle Port Is 57 % Higher Than National Average

18 November 2018

Western Australia Minister for Transport Rita Saffioti Western Australia Leads The Nation For Freight On Rail Victor P Taffa Fremantle Port has the highest freight rail share of any major city port in Australia McGowan Government policy acknowledged in Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) report Freight rail share to Fremantle Port, 57 % higher […]

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Changes To Motorcycle Licensing System Takes Effect On 5 November 2018

Changes To Motorcycle Licensing System Takes Effect On 5 November 2018

04 November 2018

Western Australia Minister for Transport Rita Saffioti Novice Motorcyclist Safety A Focus Of New Licence Process Victor P Taffa Changes to better prepare motorcycle licence applicants and train safer riders New process to come into effect on Monday, November 5 Western Australia to introduce Australia’s first motorcycle specific Hazard Perception Test State Government has made […]

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Updated Transperth App Includes Real-Time Bus Tracking

Updated Transperth App Includes Real-Time Bus Tracking

02 November 2018

Western Australia Minister for Transport Rita Saffioti Passengers To Test New Frontier Of Public Transport Technology Victor P Taffa Bus passengers invited to beta test the next generation Transperth app New Transperth app allows users to track buses in real time Users will go into the draw to win $75 of SmartRider credit McGowan Government […]

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Transport Activity Contributed $122.3 Billion To GDP In 2015-16

Transport Activity Contributed $122.3 Billion To GDP In 2015-16

31 October 2018

Australian Bureau Of Statistics Transport Activity Contributed $122.3 Billion To GDP Victor P Taffa Total transport activity contributed $122.3 Billion to the Australian economy in 2015-16, according to a data released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) today. For the first time, the ABS brings together the total contribution of transport activity across all […]

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100 Km/h Returns To Tullamarine Freeway

100 Km/h Returns To Tullamarine Freeway

31 October 2018

Victoria Minister for Roads and Road Safety Luke Donnellan Win For Drivers As Tulla Speed Limit Returns To 100 Km/h Victor P Taffa Andrews Government is delivering a faster journey for drivers on the Tullamarine Freeway, with speeds returning to 100 km/h on newly asphalted sections between Melrose Drive and Melbourne Airport. “Drivers on the […]

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Liberal/Nationals Coalition Govt To Offer Car Registration Discount For Red P-Platers

Liberal/Nationals Coalition Govt To Offer Car Registration Discount For Red P-Platers

29 October 2018

Victoria Shadow Minister for Roads and Infrastructure David Hodgett Car Registration Discount For Red P Platers Victor P Taffa An elected Liberal/Nationals Coalition Government will offer car registration discount of around $295 for Red P-Platers, Shadow Minister for Roads and Infrastructure David Hodgett said. Premier Daniel Andrews has lost control of the cost of living […]

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CCTV To Be Rolled Out At More Swan River Boat Ramps

CCTV To Be Rolled Out At More Swan River Boat Ramps

28 October 2018

Western Australia Minister for Transport Rita Saffioti CCTV Rollout To Increase Safety At Boating Hotspots Victor P Taffa New CCTV systems for boating hotspots to monitor on-water safety compliance Belmont trial led to a large increase in fines issued and safer boating behaviour Consideration underway of potential for mobile units to be used at large […]

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