This year the Council is focusing on public transport, environmental priority projects and COVID-19 recovery in its yearly Annual Plan.
News & events
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.
Greater Christchurch’s public transport challenges are bigger than the call for free buses, as our councillors Phil Clearwater and Tane Apanui explain.
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.
New bus contracts will reduce public transport carbon emissions by 14% within their first year.
More than 150 people from across Timaru’s community are taking part in the MyWay by Metro pilot.
Timaru’s much anticipated on-demand public transport service takes to the streets next week as 150 locals put the vehicles and technology through their paces.
Direct commuter buses from Waimakariri to central Christchurch, supported by new Park & Ride facilities, are one step closer thanks to support from residents.