Extra buses to Skyfire and free return services

Avoid the hassle of driving and parking at Skyfire this Saturday, 18 March 2017, by catching one of Transport Canberra’s special Skyfire services to and from the event.

“Transport Canberra, again in partnership with Hit 104.7, will provide additional services to take Canberrans to Lake Burley Griffin for this great event, with two special Skyfire services in place departing major bus stations regularly,” Director, Public Transport Operations, Ian McGlinn, said. read more

Free public transport to the footy this season

Leave the car at home and let Transport Canberra take you to Raiders and Brumbies home games for free this footy season.

“Free public transport will again be running to and from all Raiders and Brumbies home games from Gungahlin, Belconnen, City, Woden and Tuggeranong Bus Stations dropping you outside the eastern gates of GIO Stadium,” Director, Public Transport Operations, Ian McGlinn said. read more

Let Transport Canberra take you to the 2017 Royal Canberra Show

Take a Transport Canberra bus to and from the Royal Canberra Show at EPIC this weekend and avoid the hassles of driving and parking.

If you have pre-purchased your Show ticket you can travel to the Show by bus for free. If you haven’t pre-purchased your ticket, normal fares will apply. The cheapest and easiest way to travel by bus is with a MyWay card, available from any MyWay Recharge Agent, online or by calling 13 17 10. Alternatively cash fares are available onboard. read more

Make sure you’re getting the best value bus travel this year

From Wednesday 25 January 2017, Transport Canberra will be working with the community to ensure passengers are getting the best value out of their bus fares and that those entitled to concession or free travel hold the correct concessional entitlement.

“As part of our ongoing education and enforcement program, Transport Officers will be travelling on buses, talking to people and providing information to make sure passengers are aware of their MyWay options and concession entitlements, and getting the best value when they travel,” said Ian McGlinn, Director Public Transport Operations. read more

Take public transport back to school

Parents of Canberra, rejoice! The holidays end next week and Transport Canberra is ready to get kids back to school on one of their many regular or school services.

“ACT schools resume on Monday 30 January 2017 for new students and Tuesday 31 January for returning students, and Transport Canberra is reminding residents that there are a number of great services to get kids to school and back again,” Director, Public Transport Operations, Ian McGlinn, said. read more

Make a safe bet with ACTION this Melbourne Cup Day

Save the hassle and let ACTION take you to and from Thoroughbred Park this Melbourne Cup day,

Tuesday 1 November 2016. If you are planning your big day at the races make sure you play it safe and take the bus. read more

Raiders fans encouraged to catch a free bus to the game this Saturday

Canberrans are encouraged take advantage of free buses to the Raiders V Panthers semi final at GIO Stadium this Saturday night to avoid the hassles of traffic and parking at the ground.

With huge crowds expected through the gates again this Saturday the bus is a convenient option to get you to and from the game,” said Ian McGlinn, Director, Public Transport Operations. read more

Temporary disruption to bus services on tomorrow

Canberrans are reminded ACTION bus services will be temporarily disrupted tomorrow, Tuesday 28 June 2016, to allow for a meeting of all drivers.

“From 10 am to 2 pm tomorrow there will be no ACTION bus services in operation,” Acting Director of Public Transport, Ian McGlinn, said today. “During this time our drivers will attend a meeting with the Transport Workers Union (TWU) to be briefed on and vote on new shift arrangements. read more

Witnesses sought after bus driver assaulted

ACT Policing is seeking witnesses after an ACTION bus driver was assaulted in Ngunnawal on Wednesday (11 May 2016).

Around 3pm the driver of a silver Hilux Ute had stopped his vehicle in front of an ACTION bus, which was located at the bus stop on Galmarra Street in Ngunnawal. read more

Reminder to Register to Ride to special Anzac Day events

With less than one week to go until the Anzac Day Dawn Service and National Ceremony, ACTION Chief Operating Officer, Bren Burkevics, today reminded people to Register to Ride for special free ACTION bus services.

“Over 1200 people have so far registered their desire to travel on the special bus services, which will be running from major bus stations as well the Canberra Centre,” Mr Burkevics said. read more

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