Environment Canterbury announces its plan to purchase 12 new electric buses, thanks to funding from Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency.
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Two new bus routes, Airport to Lyttelton and Northwood to Huntsbury, begin operating in early September.
There will be major disruptions to Greater Christchurch public bus services on Friday 11 August from 9am to 3pm while drivers attend a stop-work meeting.
A collective commitment was made to address community concerns and prioritise solutions to reduce the impact of cruise ships in Lyttelton.
Two new concessions will be introduced on 1 July, making public transport cheaper for locals.
A busy cruise ship season has had an impact on Canterbury residents and put pressure on our public transport system from Lyttelton into the city centre.
The Orbiter bus will resume its regular timetable on July 3, signalling the end of the driver shortage.
Our Reporting Back hub is a new way we are presenting the progress we are making. Highlights this quarter are youth representation, pest monitoring, and buses.
Further wage increase for public transport bus drivers in Timaru.
We are pleased to announce a further wage increase for public transport bus drivers in Greater Christchurch.
On 18 and 19 March, Lyttelton will host the SailGP. There will be restricted access in the area and public transport will also be affected.
Electric buses now make up 20 percent of Environment Canterbury’s Metro Urban fleet.