City Parking Revenue Declines


The number of parking transactions declined by seven per cent to 916,704 in the second half of 2019, down from 983,392 in the final six ...

Your Input on Public Transport Fares


Community views sought on future public transport fares. The Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal (IPART) is seeking community views about future Opal fares for ...

Toyota, Mazda, Suzuki Join Airbag Safety Recall


Note: The ninth paragraph of this media release was amended on 10 January 2020 to clarify details of Toyota's buy-back and alternative transport offer. ...

New Singleton Trains Today


New passenger rail services start today - Sunday, 5 January 2020 - between Singleton and the Newcastle Interchange.  Mayor of Singleton, Cr Sue Moore ...

New Valley Trains Depend on Demand


Minister for Regional Transport and Roads, Paul Toole, announced in October 2019 that two new direct train services would operate between Singleton and Newcastle seven ...

Cameras Detect Drivers Using Phones


Mobile phone detection cameras are operational. Drivers caught using a mobile phone will face penalties. The penalty for offending drivers is ...

Give Passengers More Options ~ IPART


Greater choice for Opal passengers - draft report. The Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal (IPART) is proposing a range of new options for ...

New Vehicle Airbag Shrapnel Alert


Consumers warned of new airbag safety risk. Example of deployed airbags ~ Image credit David Perez The ACCC is warning ...

Additional Trains on Hunter Line


Two new trains on track for Hunter line. Hunter commuters will have more choice with two new direct trains from Singleton to Newcastle, ...

Cyclist Ban in Scott Street


Cycling is banned along the tramway shared section of Scott Street. "Mixed running" section of Newcastle's light rail in Scott Street. Executive ...

On Demand Transport Trial


On Demand transport service will be trialled in Newcastle inner suburbs and CBD. The ‘On Demand’ transport service allows people to ...

Stadium Bus Shuttle Extended


Newcastle’s shuttle service Park and Ride will continue. Changes include starting the afternoon service to McDonald Jones Stadium earlier to support parents ...

GA8 Aircraft Temporarily Suspended


The Civil Aviation Safety Authority has temporarily suspended the operations of GippsAero GA8 aircraft. This follows a fatal GA8 aircraft accident on ...

Parking by Mobile Phone


In an Australian first, motorists can now access new digital parking technology that guides them to available parking spaces within the Newcastle CBD. ...

Driverless in Legoland


Automated transport has arrived in Newcastle with the City’s driverless shuttle bus. The 11-seater vehicle was inspected at Keolis Downer’s Hamilton depot ...

Toot Toot… off to Sydney this Weekend?


Transport Heritage Expo over long weekend, 8, 9, 10 June 2019. Heritage trains from across NSW gather in Sydney this week in ...

Opal Fares Under Review


The Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal (IPART) wants community input into how public transport fares should be set until 2024. IPART is ...

Driverless Bus on the Way


A driverless vehicle is planned to run on Newcastle roads in 2019. Council has chosen Keolis Downer to trial the autonomous ...

Making Hunter Hogs Happier


Online publication to make Motorcycling the Hunter even easier. Motorcycling enthusiasts across the Hunter will ...

Cyclists Need More Protection than Paint


More than a stripe of paint needed to keep cyclists safe On-road marked bicycle lanes are not the optimal solution to keeping ...

City to Fund Park and Ride


Newcastle Council will pay for Park and Ride after state government dumps commuters. City of ...

More Australian Shipping Slips Away


Port Kembla: Crew, emergency workers, farewell the Iron Chieftain. The Iron Chieftain left Port Kembla on Wednesday, 27 March, under tow to ...

More Than Disturbing – Cyclists ‘not human enough for drivers’


A new Australian study has found that more than half of car drivers think ...

The Great Air Race


Pioneer aviators Sir Ross and Sir Keith Smith’s personal papers now online . The personal ...

Hike and Ride Says NSW Govt


State Government decision looming for Park and Ride Transport for NSW (TfNSW) has informed City ...

Autonomous Transport Isn’t Just More Cars


By Peter Newman Professor of Sustainability, Curtin University . A unique opportunity exists for infrastructure investment in Australia as transport as we ...

Trucker Fined


Trucking company Mainfreight Distribution Pty Ltd has been fined $4,000 for allegedly failing to carry the required safety equipment while transporting dangerous goods in Mayfield ...

Metro Delivery by Electric Trucks


Home delivery contractor ANC has begun using commercial electric vehicles for  its IKEA “last mile” NSW deliveries. Three 100% electric zero-emissions ...

Gladys, the Trams Were Lovely, But What If…?


Tram Trains What if light rail cars had used the existing but opened ...

Historic Loco 3265 Hunter at Thirlmere


Five historic locos meet the tracks at Thirlmere this weekend . Five century-old steam locomotives will be on show at the ...


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