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Central government, mana whenua, and local government met to mark the beginning of a newly strengthened partnership to drive planning for Greater Christchurch.
New real-time information system replacing the previous radio-based solution with a GPS based solution.
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.
From Monday 31 January, the majority of bus services affected by the driver shortage will return to their normal timetables.
Despite the challenges and hurdles, 2021 was a year of progress.
Some Metro timetables will operate to a Saturday schedule from Monday 6 December to provide customers with more certainty during the driver shortage.
Innovation has paid off in Timaru as the city’s new on-demand public transport service goes from strength to strength.
The popular Orbiter bus route has seven new electric vehicles joining its ranks, as Christchurch’s fleet of electric and ultra-low emission vehicles grows.
Public transport drivers and ferry crew working for Ritchies Transport, Black Cat Cruises and Go Bus Transport will now earn the 2021 Living Wage.
We're pleased to announce that all Christchurch-based Ritchies drivers will now earn the 1 September 2021 Living Wage as a base rate.