The Queensland Government has announced new and upgraded school bus services will start next month to meet growing demand in booming Sunshine Coast communities.
The draft strategic business case for a new mass transit system to cater for a growing region will be considered by Sunshine Coast Council at its July Ordinary Meeting (Thursday, July 25).
Noosa Council’s Go Noosa transport and traffic trials officially start tomorrow to coincide with the beginning of the Queensland school holidays. In an effort to make it easier to get around this holiday season, a raft of new initiatives will be trialled all the way through to the Australia Day long week. Mayor Tony Wellington […]
Do you travel between Maleny, Montville, Flaxton, Mapleton and Nambour? Why not give the Hinterland Connect bus service a go. Part-funded by your Transport Levy, the trial of this service has been extended until 26 June 2015. Transport Portfolio Councillor Rick Baberowski said council was pleased to support the State Government’s extension of the modified trial of […]
Hinterland Connect passengers are the winners of a Queensland government decision to extend their bus service for a further twelve months pending council funding. Member for Glass House Andrew Powell said the decision to keep the service operating for another year follows extensive lobbying by his office, Sunshine Coast Councillor Jenny McKay and the local […]
Helping people get home safely is the aim of a new late-night taxi pick-up zone at the Maroochydore bus station from Friday night. Member for Maroochydore Fiona Simpson, who championed the move, said the 12-month trial was in response to community concerns. “This new taxi zone will ensure people can wait in an area with […]
The numbers are in, and there’s no doubt Noosa’s Free Holiday Buses over the Easter break were a runaway success. Better still, there’s evidence the initiative helped to get cars off the road and reduce congestion during one of Noosa’s busiest holiday periods. A record number of around 33,000 passenger trips were recorded on the […]
Sunshine Coast Mayor Mark Jamieson said the Free Holiday Buses initiative, funded by the Public Transport Levy, is a real benefit to the community, visitors and local businesses. “This year should be the best ever. Not only are all buses free but thanks to the recent network review, there are more buses with better connectivity […]
The Hinterland Connect trial bus service will continue with the Queensland Government and Sunshine Coast Regional Council reaching an agreement to extend the trial service for a further 12 months. Member for Glass House Andrew Powell announced the service would be jointly funded and continue as a trial for a further 12 months. “A number […]
The Flexilink transport trial operating between Lake Macdonald and Cooroy has been extended until 31 August giving residents a further two months to use the service. Funded by Sunshine Coast Council’s Public Transport Levy, the new service started as a three-month trial in April to make it easier for residents to access public transport. Transport […]