ACTION is providing free Off-Peak travel for holders of an ACT Seniors Card during Senior’s Week from Monday 22 March to Friday 26 March 2010. Off-Peak is any time (weekday) between 9.00am and 4.30pm and again after 6.00pm. Canberrans 75 years or older are also entitled to free travel on ACTION buses at any time using an ACTION Gold Card. To receive your free Gold Card visit a Canberra Connect Shopfront or the Drivers Licence Service in the Civic Library. Application forms are also available online at www.action.act.gov.au
The ACT Government’s trial of a new, high frequency weekday bus service, REDEX, commences Monday 16 November. REDEX buses run every 15 minutes from 7.00am and 7.00pm between the Gungahlin Market Place and Canberra Railway Station in Kingston, via Mitchell, Northbourne Avenue, the City, Russell and Barton. All REDEX buses are low-emission, wheelchair accessible and provide bike racks and on-bus information screens. Travel on REDEX buses is free for the first week between 9.00am and 4.30pm to encourage commuters to use the service in off-peak periods. A bus timetable and guide to specially marked REDEX stops is available from www.action.act.gov.au …
The Friday, 24 July 2009 edition of the Canberra Times is reporting that buses are being targeted by rock throwers, with several incidents occurring in the North Canberra region.
New bus fares are in force as of 1 July 2009. Bus fares will increase by an average 11 per cent and university students will no longer be eligible for a student fare, instead having to pay the concession fare rate.