Aboriginal artists go into ACTION

Canberrans should look out for two ACTION buses covered with goannas, bluebells, bogong moths and handprints. The indigenous art on the multicoloured buses was done under the auspices of the ACT Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Cultural Centre. A member of the ACT Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Elected Body, Read more…

Commuters steer clear of ACT Buses

Canberra’s use of public transport is the lowest of all Australian capital cities, according to the Australian Bureau of Statistics. In Australian Social Trends 2008, the bureau reported that in 2006 only 7.9 per cent of Canberra adults used public transport for commuting, down from 11.4 per cent in 1996. Read more…

Improved ACTION timetable runs late

Improvements to ACTION bus services promised for April 28 will be delayed until early June or later. The new timetable was scheduled to coincide with the beginning of the second school term. That is now impractical, because the complex arrangements for allocating drivers’ shifts has not begun. On Tuesday, a Read more…