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Half-price fares for Metro’s bus and ferry services in Greater Christchurch and Timaru have come into effect for three months from 1 April 2022.
Timaru will continue to enjoy the flexibility and accessibility of on-demand public transport until at least mid-2024, with funding from Waka Kotahi.
On Monday 26 July, 20 customers travelled into Lincoln on the updated Southbridge timetable.
Regional Land Transport Plan 2021-31 seeks resilience to extreme events and fewer emissions.
New direct bus services from Waimakariri to central Christchurch start on Monday 11 January with free travel for the first two weeks.
Metro passengers will see some timetable changes and different buses on some routes from the end of this month as new operator contracts begin.
Having offered an introductory $2 adult fare since its launch, Timaru’s MyWay by Metro on-demand public transport service will adjust fares from 23 November.
Buses on route 3 Airport/Sheffield Crescent to Sumner (the old Purple Line), are now running every 10 minutes all day on weekdays.
Metro is taking steps to streamline operations for an easier to use network that encourages more public transport patronage.
The next step in the MyWay trial is adjusting the Timaru Link timetable, with changes taking effect from Monday 14 September.
From Wednesday 1 July, the new price of a Metrocard is $5, down from $10.