Media Reports

June 18 2017, The Canberra Times Design Matters: Should NBN and driverless cars be prioritised over light rail?

June 17 2017, The Canberra Times NCA’s light rail detour

June 4 2017, The Canberra Times Design Matters: Is light rail the best option for Canberra? Tony Trobe ponders

May 23 2017, The Canberra Times Kings and Commonwealth Avenue to be remade into grand pedestrian-friendly boulevards

May 5 2017, The Canberra Times Woden residents concerned at lack of planning for buses, travel times under light rail proposal

May 3 2017, The Canberra Times Could self-driving cars be a death knell for Canberra's stage two light rail?

April 28 2017, The Canberra Times Deal inked to send light rail to Woden

February 22 2017, The Canberra Times New push for public transport to Canberra Airport

February 17 2017, The Canberra Times Curtin sops call a clear win for Canberra

February 15 2017, The Canberra Times Gentleman’s light rail trip cost $70,538

February 6 2017, The Canberra Times Labor rode the rails to election victory

February 2 2017, The Canberra Times ACT’s head of planning takes step back

January 28 2017, The Canberra Times Light rail chief’s big deal

January 9 2017, The Canberra Times Interesting times ahead for Barr

January 7 2017, The Canberra Times Battling ethics of robots behind wheel

December 27 2016, The Canberra Times Unlocking Canberra light rail's full potential

December 19 2016, The Canberra Times Drones are the future. Why buy $50b subs?

December 16 2016, The Canberra Times Reassurance needed on Northbourne

December 13 2016, The Canberra Times Canberra may be headed for apartment glut

November 29 2016, The Canberra Times Light rail plan formulated on the run

November 26 2016, The Canberra Times Time to form next stage of tram plan

November 21 2016, The Canberra Times What Canberra’s big ht rail construction will mean for your commute

November 9 2016, The Canberra Times Barr will tap PM for tram funding

November 6 2016, The Canberra Times Canberra ’no Gold Coast’ on rail

October 14 2016, The Canberra Times Best way for Woden rail

October 14 2016, The Canberra Times In vital poll Liberals are better choice

October 13 2016, The Canberra Times Light rail corridor earthworks dig into Northbourne Avenue

October 11 2016, The Canberra Times Labor promises $25 million for the second stage of light rail

October 9 2016, The Canberra Times Why transit-oriented development is important for Canberra

October 7 2016, The Canberra Times Down to the odds and sods, and the tram

October 6 2016, The Canberra Times The logic, or illogic, of light rail in Canberra

October 4 2016, The Canberra Times A line going nowhere

October 2 2016, City News Why light rail’s not worth the ride

September 22 2016, City News Why we have to abandon light rail

September 9 2016, The Canberra Times Growth, tram on the way

September 9 2016, The Canberra Times We must talk light rail

September 8 2016, RIOTACT The best arguments for light rail just aren’t very good

September 2 2016, The Canberra Times Labor announces light rail to go to Woden

August 30 2016, The Canberra Times p1 Buses beat tram: report

August 10 2016, The Canberra Times p1 $395m hospital pledge

August 8 2016, The Canberra Times p4 Unions put face to anti-Lib ad campaign

July 23 2016, The Canberra Times p1 Nod for 6500 new homes

July 22 2016, The Canberra Times p1 Reborn Northbourne

July 22 2016, The Canberra Times p8 New works fast-tracked

July 18 2016, The Canberra Times p4 Productivity clause in light rail pay deal

July 14 2016, The Canberra Times p1 Libs' bus service will loop Triangle

July 10 2016, The Canberra Times p4 Leigh labels light rail adds 'premature propaganda'

July 10 2016, The Canberra Times p25 Light rail supporter right of reply

July 3 2016, The Canberra Times p33 Proposed light rail not so rapid

July 3 2016, The Canberra Times p2 Canberra politicians wary of 'vote fatigue' ahead of October election

June 30 2016, The Canberra Times Times2 p7 Greens to seek $400m for stage two of ACT tram

June 29 2016, The Canberra Times Times2 p2 Brinkmanship on light rail contracts

June 29 2016, The Canberra Times p1 Liberals accused of push polling on tram

June 28 2016, The Canberra Times p1 Trams ordered, 'cancellation cost $220m'

June 26 2016, The Canberra Times p32 Stopping light rail in its tracks

June 24 2016, The Canberra Times p1 Light rail in the gun as WA pulls plan

June 20 2016, The Canberra Tinmes Times2 p2 Tram benefits still need to be sold

June 17 2016, The Canberra Tinmes p1 Auditor calls for light rail caution

June 11 2016, The Canberra Tinmes p25 Driverles cars loom in distance

June 10 2016, The Canberra Tinmes p1 Light rail deal puts unions at the wheel

June 10 2016, The Canberra Tinmes p1 Libs' funding puts schools before trams

June 7 2016, The Canberra Tinmes p1 Free 'city loop' bus service starts in July

June 7 2016, The Canberra Tinmes p8 Metro tram cards handed out after veto

June 6 2016, The Canberra Tinmes p3 Cycle hub would enliven city and link light rail, says Pedal Power

June 5 2016, The Canberra Tinmes p25 Light rail to transform gateway

May 29 2016, The Canberra Tinmes p25 Opening up a gateway to ACT transport issues

May 25 2016, The Canberra Tinmes p1 Light rail costs will hit $939m by finish

May 22 2016, The Canberra Tinmes p8 What Canberra can learn from the Gold Coast's light rail system

May 22 2016, The Canberra Tinmes p8 Commuter bus links remain unclear

May 19 2016, The Canberra Tinmes p1 ACT pays $4.2m for land valued at $1m

May 17 2016, The Canberra Tinmes Capital Metro: ACT government signs Gungahlin to City light rail contract for $710 million

May 17 2016, The Canberra Tinmes p5 Pay deal unveiled for construction of new trams

May 17 2016, The Canberra Tinmes Times2 p5 Extreme and misleading rhetoric a disservice

May 16 2016, The Canberra Tinmes p1 Anger at plan for split of tram jobs

May 14 2016, The Canberra Tinmes Editorial Government by cronyism - and caught on camera

May 13 2016, The Canberra Tinmes Times2 p1 CFMEU taking us for a ride

May 13 2016, The Canberra Tinmes Editorial Oval bid has the feeling of a done deal

May 11 2016, The Canberra Tinmes p1 Deal eyes extra pay for tram workers

May 6 2016, The Canberra Tinmes Times2 p5 National Capital Plan changes a boon to the ACT

May 6 2016, The Canberra Times p3 No bridges for Tuggeranong

May 5 2016, The Canberra Times p1 Sweeping changes to ACT planning

May 5 2016, The Canberra Times p2 Light rail car park site abandoned

May 3, 2016, The Canberra Times p3 ACTION timetable change sparks fight between Labor and Liberals

May 3, 2016, The Canberra Times p2 More needed on Gungahlin roads:residents

May 3, 2016, The Canberra Times Editorial Labor playing catch-up not a good look

May 2, 2016, The Canberra Times p3 Liberals vow duplication of Horse Park drive

May 1, 2016, The Canberra Times p9 New tree protest to flag tram plan opposition

April 30, 2016, The Canberra Times Forum p5 What type of Canberra do we want beyond 10 years?

April 30, 2016, The Canberra Times p3 Mystery crosses mark the spot

April 29, 2016, The Canberra Times p2 Calls for fast train precinct in city's north

April 28, 2016, The Canberra Times p1 NCA tick for tram corridor

April 27, 2016, The Canberra Times p2 Northbourne tree removals cost $32,000

April 19, 2016, The Canberra Times Editorial Rattenbury does Greens proud?

April 19, 2016, The Canberra Times p3 Car-sharing firms target public service, business

April 19, 2016, The Canberra Times p6 Apple man warns of Uber threat

April 18, 2016, The Canberra Times Editorial Will the very fast train ever get on track?

April 18, 2016, The Canberra Times Editorial 'Bullet-dodging ACT on road to health

April 18, 2016, The Canberra Times Editorial Government helps get car sharing trial on the road

April 17, 2016, The Canberra Times Opinion p5 No transport of delight

April 12, 2016, The Canberra Times Times2 p5 Libs' public transport plan: big ideas, little analysis

April 10, 2016, The Canberra Times Editorial Criticism mounts on light rail business case

April 10, 2016, The Canberra Times Brisbane and Sydney transport experts share doubts about light rail benefits

April 9, 2016, The Canberra Times p1 Minister's husband attended official meeting on Manuka bid

April 8, 2016, The Canberra Times p1 Labor links to Manuka bid

April 8, 2016, The Canberra Times p3 Families hit hardest by high cost of transport

April 8, 2016, The Canberra Times p2 Government ditches plan for stand-alone transport agency

April 6, 2016, The Canberra Times p2 Government releases light rail review

April 5, 2016, The Canberra Times p1 Scrutiny on tram's economic benefits

April 5, 2016, The Canberra Times p1 Work to do on buses: expert

April 4, 2016, The Canberra Times p1 Money to burn on roads to power

April 4, 2016, The Canberra Times p1 Airport route urged for high-speed rail

April 4, 2016, The Canberra Times Times2 p5 Investment should benefit the community

April 1, 2016, The Canberra Times p2 Union looks for jobs in transport plans

March 31, 2016, The Canberra Times editorial Liberals put the gloss back on the buses

March 31, 2016, The Canberra Times p1 Libs reveal bus route to poll

March 31, 2016, The Canberra Times p1 Detailed analysis yet to come but proposal looks simple and logical

March 31, 2016, The Canberra Times p1` Barr will outline vision for Canberra

March 26, 2016, The Canberra Times Opinion p7 Plan is heading the wrong way

March 21 2016, The Canberra Times Northbourne Avenue trees set to be cut down from April

March 12, 2016, The Canberra Times Opinion p7 Social benefits justify a move towards car-free cities

March 9, 2016, The Canberra Times p2 Libs push to get release of tram contract

March 5, 2016, The Canberra Times p1 Feds in for tram property boom

March 5, 2016, The Canberra Times Forum p5 Going green - Australia must choose its options carefully

March 2, 2016, The Canberra Times p2 Buses get thumbs up on Northbourne median

March 2, 2016, The Canberra Times p2 An independent voice needed: candidate

March 2, 2016, The Canberra Times Times2 p5 Liberals have to get over their unhealthy obsession

February 29, 2016, The Canberra Times p3 Privatise bus network, transport lobby urges

February 29, 2016, The Canberra Times p2 Trees must go to make way for car parking

February 29, 2016, The Canberra Times p5 'Right time' for a very fast train

February 27, 2016, The Canberra Times Editorial Forum p6 Is Barr railroading Canberrans?

February 26, 2016, The Canberra Times Times2 p5 Why the ACT needs to hedge its public transport bets

February 25, 2016, The Canberra Times p3 Northbourne transformation begins

February 24, 2016, The Canberra Times Times2 p2 Successful streetcar in the desert is no mirage

February 23, 2016, The Canberra Times p3 Light rail boss to run transport authority

February 22, 2016, The Canberra Times p1 Tram extension may hinge on budget, poll

February 22, 2016, The Canberra Times p6 Electoral commission questions legality of anti-light rail flyer

February 20, 2016, The Canberra Times p1 Barr wants 20000 in Civic

February 19, 2016, The Canberra Times p1 Light rail work won’t start until ACT goes to the polls in October

February 17, 2016, The Canberra Times p2 Light rail goes on infrastructure priority list

February 16, 2016, The Canberra Times p2 Traffic lights plan will give tram priority

February 15, 2016, The Canberra Times p3 No compo for unsuccessful tram bidder

February 13, 2016, The Canberra Times Opinion p7 PM lives in city of his dreams

February 6, 2016, The Canberra Times p1 Tram white elephant risk: ANU academic

February 5, 2016, The Canberra Times Opinion Times2 p5 Do not let Canberra slide into 'hyped-up banality'

February 3, 2016, The Canberra Times p3 Liberals vow to fight light rail pay out fee

February 3, 2016, The Canberra Times Editorial Times2 p2 Unconvincing politics behind light rail

February 3, 2016, The Canberra Times Opinion Times2 p4 Driverless cars no panacea

February 2, 2016, The Canberra Times p1 Canberra Metro to build light rail

February 2, 2016, The Canberra Times p2 Spanish tram fleet selected for Canberra's light rail

January 30, 2016, The Canberra Times Editorial Forum p4 No quick fixes for ACT traffic

January 25, 2016, The Canberra Times p1 Go ahead for new ACT govt offices

January 25, 2016, The Canberra Times p3 Self driving cars could navigate city's streets

January 24, 2016, The Canberra Times p23 Will driverless cars kill light rail?

January 23, 2016, The Canberra Times p9 Court car parks to go for light rail

January 20, 2016, The Canberra Times Editorial Times2 p2 Canberrans love their cars

January 20, 2016, The Canberra Times p5 Canberra urged to take lead on self-driving cars

January 19, 2016, The Canberra Times Editorial Times2 p2 Northbourne Avenue - a fix of sorts

January 19, 2016, The Canberra Times p3 Northbourne upgrade ideas welcome and timely

January 18, 2016, The Canberra Times p1 Grand entrance for city planned

January 16, 2016, The Canberra Times Forum p1 No zing in sight for ACT elections

January 11, 2016, The Canberra Times p8 Gang-gang. A public art lesson for Canberra

January 9, 2016, The Canberra Times Forum p4 Business must renew Civic

January 8, 2016, The Canberra Times p1 Call to clean up city centre

January 7, 2016, The Canberra Times p8 Gang-gang. Wild about public art.

January 3, 2016, The Canberra Times Times2 p2 Debate on infill needed as 2016 unfolds

January 1, 2016, The Canberra Times Times2 p2 2016: Andrew Barr's big year

January 1, 2016, The Canberra Times p8 Gang-gang. it's judgement day.

December 23, 2015, The Canberra Times p2 Tram submissions cross tracks at hearing

December 17, 2015, The Canberra Times Times2 p5 Liberals take to cruising in the slow lane

December 16, 2015, The Canberra Times Times2 p5 The climate benefits of light rail are real - and huge

December 15, 2015, The Canberra Times p1 Libs reveal Northbourne plan

December 15, 2015, The Canberra Times p2 Liberals' view of tram tracks 'misleading'

December 14, 2015, The Canberra Times p1 Liberals fear felling trees will turn Northbourne Avenue into a highway

December 14, 2015, The Canberra Times Editorial Times 2 p2 Brave chief minister has reformist zeal

December 3, 2015, The Canberra Times Times 2 p5 Time to get Canberra's transport debate back on track

November 30, 2015, The Canberra Times p1 Attempt to transform struggling CBD

November 25, 2015, The Canberra Times p1 Call-in powers to speed up revamp

November 25, 2015, The Canberra Times p1 Tramline role filled from NSW

November 24, 2015, The Canberra Times p1 Corbell looking at electric car recharging stations

November 19, 2015, The Canberra Times p3 Light rail bids both meet brief: Corbell

November 19, 2015, The Canberra Times p3 Walk to tram seen as counter to obesity crisis

November 12, 2015, The Canberra Times p6 Tram polling done by the book, company says

November 11, 2015, The Canberra Times p1 Cost of clogged roads will hit $400m

November 10, 2015, The Canberra Times p5 View from driver's seat is not so rosy

November 9, 2015, The Canberra Times p1 Capital Metro takes focus off busesafter tweaking tram poll questions

November 9, 2015, The Canberra Times p1 Light rail to 'free up' buses for elsewhere

November 9, 2015, The Canberra Times p1 Yet another ACTION failure

November 9, 2015, The Canberra Times p1 Past transport dithering may haunt Labor

November 8, 2015, The Canberra Times p1 Auditor raises transport concerns

November 5, 2015, The Canberra Times p2 Collaboration critical to light rail debate

November 4, 2015, The Canberra Times p2 Taxi group considers legal action

November 2, 2015, The Canberra Times p1 Light rail, bus interchange: refusal to reveal cost of Dickson land

October 30, 2015, The Canberra Times p2 Meeting muted on long-term benefits of light rail line

October 29, 2015, The Canberra Times p1 Light rail traffic impact revealed

October 29, 2015, The Canberra Times p1 Tram ads force bus policy clarification

October 28, 2015, The Canberra Times Editorial Times2 p2 Railroading unlikely to get light rail

October 28, 2015, The Canberra Times p3 ACTION sale advice rejected ffor new agency

October 27, 2015, The Canberra Times p1 Merged agency for buses, light rail

October 27, 2015, The Canberra Times p1 Project up for debate at public forum

October 26, 2015, The Canberra Times p1 First look at new 25-year tram plan

October 21, 2015, The Canberra Times p2 Light rail work overseer quits at key stage

October 20, 2015, The Canberra Times Editorial Light rail still a gamble for Labor

October 19, 2015, The Canberra Times p1 Public opinion polarised on tram

October 19, 2015, The Canberra Times p2 Govt poll say majority on track with light-rail plan

October 18, 2015, The Canberra Times p8 Rivals readying for election as rail emerges as a crucial issue for capital voters

October 15, 2015, The Canberra Times p3 ACTION improves results but misses passenger satisfaction target

October 14, 2015, The Canberra Times p1 Running trams out to Russell proposed to aid future growth

October 14, 2015, The Canberra Times Time2 p5 Tied to the tracks, or can light rail be derailed?

October 13, 2015, The Canberra Times p1 ACT chasing feds for light rail funds

October 12, 2015, The Canberra Times p1 Light rail to dominate next ACT election

October 12, 2015, The Canberra Times p1 Union ads for tram favoured during ban

October 12, 2015, The Canberra Times p1 Light rail players rally for support

October 11, 2015, The Canberra Times p1 Taxi drivers flock to Uber

October 8, 2015, The Canberra Times p1 Rethink on Civic car park closure plans

October 8, 2015, The Canberra Times p6 Cab rides at bus rates on the cards for seniors

October 7, 2015, The Canberra Times p1 Coe takes aim at bus dead runs, advertising

October 6, 2015, The Canberra Times p1 $11.8 million spent on empty bus runs

October 6, 2015, The Canberra Times p1 Companies pitch high-tech European finesse for trams

October 5, 2015, The Canberra Times p2 US-bound Barr touts the capital as a tech hub

October 4, 2015, Sunday Canberra Times p8 Momentum halted on Queanbeyan light raail link

October 2, 2015, The Canberra Times p7 Uber rides for PS workers set to save taxpayer money

October 1, 2015, The Canberra Times p1 Calls to follow ACT lead on Uber

September 30, 2015, The Canberra Times p1 Uber gets green light for capital

September 28, 2015, The Canberra Times p3 Cotter Road stance puts Rattenbury offside

September 28, 2015, The Canberra Times Times2 p5 Canberra needs a road diet to get in better shape

September 28, 2015, The Canberra Times p3 Libs warned not to cancel rail contract

September 26, 2015, The Canberra Times Editorial Forum p5 Public transport gets a patron

September 26, 2015, The Canberra Times Forum p6 It's no contest in the debate over light rail

September 21, 2015, The Canberra Times p1 Liberal plan to end bottlenecks

September 21, 2015, The Canberra Times p5 Campbell apartments touted as drawcard

September 19, 2015, The Canberra Times p3 Seniors struggle with public transport

September 19, 2015, The Canberra Times p1 Poll puts light rail support at 55%

September 16, 2015, The Canberra Times p9 Governemnt warns it can't stop Uber

September 11, 2015, The Canberra Times p1 Russell tram line without overheads

September 10, 2015, The Canberra Times p3 ACT Labor caught in tram donations mess

September 5, 2015, The Canberra Times p1 Last bids in for light rail contract

September 4, 2015, The Canberra Times p1 Northbourne compromise

September 3, 2015, The Canberra Times p5 Barr brushes off leaked unions light rail polling

September 2, 2015, The Canberra Times p1 Warning on 'soft' tram vote for Labor

August 31, 2015, The Canberra Times p2 Self-drive cars will best tram, says expert

August 27, 2015, The Canberra Times p1 Liberals names put postcard campaign back on rails

August 27, 2015, The Canberra Times p3 Trams good for the heart, minister says

August 17, 2015, The Canberra Times p1 Catching a ride to city's future

August 11, 2015, The Canberra Times p1 Next stop Russell? Corbell's light rail hint

August 10, 2015, The Canberra Times p5 Call to issue second expert light rail report

August 10, 2015, The Canberra Times p6 Uber seeks staff as capital debut nears

August 7, 2015, The Canberra Times p1 Braddon schism on light rail works depot

August 3, 2015, The Canberra Times p3 Expert report for unions backs tram jobs data

August 3, 2015, The Canberra Times Times2 p5 Light rail is good for pay, jobs and our future

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