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This year the Council is focusing on public transport, environmental priority projects and COVID-19 recovery in its yearly Annual Plan.
Commuter bus services from Darfield and Southbridge to Christchurch city will continue operating after funding was confirmed as part of the Annual Plan 2020/21.
Timaru’s trial of on-demand public transport has seen patronage surpass the services it replaces by nearly 40% since the beginning of June.
The 2020/21 Annual Plan has been formally adopted by our Council the rates have been set for the coming year.
Fares will be reintroduced on public transport services from Monday 15 June 2020. Metrocards will be provided free during June.
Black Cat Cruises has signed the contract for the Diamond Harbour ferry service for the next 12 years, completing our public transport procurement process.
Greater Christchurch’s public transport challenges are bigger than the call for free buses, as our councillors Phil Clearwater and Tane Apanui explain.
The public transport network in Greater Christchurch is back to regular timetables, however capacity is restricted under Alert Level 2.
Timaru's MyWay by Metro on-demand public transport service may be moved straight to its 12-month public trial as soon as the COVID-19 lockdown is over.
Public transport use in Canterbury has, as expected, drastically decreased, yet many are still using it for travel to essential services.
MyWay by Metro has been rushed into service ahead of schedule as we respond to the COVID-19 lockdown.