Fassifern Station Parking Upgrade

Car park improvements for better access to Fassifern station. Fassifern Station carpark works in progress. Work is underway on $520,000 of ...Nothing found

Temporary Cycleway at Honeysuckle

Council will construct a temporary cycleway along Honeysuckle Drive during construction turmoil. It will connect Steel Street to Worth Place. ...Nothing found

Newcastle’s Ship to Rail Trumps Sydney Ports

Passenger train arrivals demonstrate unique direct-to-rail capability at Port of Newcastle The first shipment of new passenger trains for the Sydney network arrived ...Nothing found

Take a Ride on the Driveless Side

Wheels turning on driverless vehicle trial. The first driverless vehicle to mix with traffic on Newcastle’s roads is ferrying passengers along Wharf Road. ...Nothing found

Aussie Vehicle Choice Increases Emissions

Australian vehicle buyers increasingly choose heavier vehicles with larger and more powerful engines, against the trend in Europe and Asia. Their failure ...Nothing found

EV Chargers at UoN

University installs new electric vehicle charging stations . Electric vehicle charging stations have been installed at the University of Newcastle’s Callaghan campus to make ...Nothing found

City Residential Parking Online

Digital parking permit applications open. Newcastle residents can now apply online for digital parking permits as the City transitions to a more efficient and ...Nothing found

Port Vehicles go Electric

Electric vehicles support sustainable operations at Port of Newcastle. One of four Hyandai Ioniq electric vehicles at the Wharf Road charging station. ...Nothing found

Electric Vehicle Chargers Installed Portside

Two new 22-kilowatt chargers in the carpark next to Harry’s Café de Wheels are operational. They join three others outside No.2 Sportsground and ...Nothing found

School Bus Seat Belts Rolling Out

Regional communities are getting 150 new school buses fitted with seatbelts, following recommendations of an independently chaired taskforce to improve the rural and ...Nothing found

Despite Repeated Warnings Faulty Airbags Still in Use

Motorists urged to check if they have remaining deadly Takata airbags. Nearly 200,000 vehicles fitted with potentially deadly airbags are still on ...Nothing found

City Cyclists ~ Have Your Say

Community invited to update cycling strategy. City of Newcastle wants residents to contribute to the 2012 Newcastle Cycling Strategy and Action Plan ...Nothing found

Cessnock Airport Funding

NSW Government will invest $6.6 million in Cessnock Airport. Council secured the funding by lodging a grant application under the NSW Government’s ...Nothing found

Retailers Warned on Petrol Price

Petrol retailers should not use the current pandemic to further increase profits, which the latest ACCC petrol industry report shows have risen in ...Nothing found

Taree–Sydney Flights Resume

MidCoast Council has reopened the airport to service the twice weekly flights, which were suspended  as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. ...Nothing found

Pilots’ Reminder to Stay Grounded

The Civil Aviation Safety Authority has told private and recreational pilots they must stay on the ground. Pilots should ensure they adhere ...Nothing found

Lake Fleet Electrifying

Electric vehicles hit the road as Lake Mac plugs in new charging strategy Plant and Fleet Coordinator Glenn Hattander with the new ...Nothing found

Mobile Phone Use While Driving – Penalties Now Apply

Drivers caught on camera using a mobile phone will be issued fines and demerit points from 1st March 2020. The NSW Government’s ...Nothing found

Holdin’ You in My Holden

By Gary Mortimer Professor of Marketing and Consumer Behaviour, Queensland University of Technology Image ~ Jeremy. The jingle used ...Nothing found

Rideshare Use Stabilises

Point-to-point transport survey results. Rideshare services in NSW in 2019 grew compared to 2018, but the growth in rideshare use appears to be levelling ...Nothing found

No Wisk at All

Wisk and New Zealand Government to Partner in World's First Autonomous Air Taxi Trial. The New Zealand Government and Wisk, an ...Nothing found

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 ...Nothing found

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 ...Nothing found

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. ...Nothing found

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 ...Nothing found

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 ...Nothing found

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 ...Nothing found

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 ...Nothing found

New Vehicle Airbag Shrapnel Alert

Consumers warned of new airbag safety risk. Example of deployed airbags ~ Image credit David Perez The ACCC is warning ...Nothing found

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, ...Nothing found

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