A disabled man thrown from his wheelchair when a bus driver mistakenly raised the ramp is one of dozens of slips, falls and accidents on Perth’s public transport system this year.
Figures tabled by Transwa late last month reveal the Prospector arrived on time just 53 per cent of the time during the 2019-20 financial year.
Vasile Ciolpan was awarded damages after he damaging his spinal cord from driving over a ‘rough’ patch of road in Perth’s south.
New technology to catch drivers breaking the law will be trialled in Victoria for the next three months.
Truck drivers across Australia would be regularly tested for COVID-19 under a proposal expected to be considered by National Cabinet on Friday.
The Tasmanian government has bailed on an agreement to build two new Bass Strait ferries overseas, opening the door for Australian manufacturers.
Eclipx Group is selling its underperforming Right2Drive business for up to $26.5 million.
The terminus station for the State Government’s $1.8 billion Forrestfield-Airport Link will be permanently renamed after overwhelming feedback from local residents.
The NZ government's plan for a light rail link between Auckland's airport and CBD has been shelved after coalition partner NZ First intervened.
A contract for the construction of five new train stations on the Morley-Ellenbrook line will be awarded by November with the McGowan Government unveiling a project definition plan.
Regional West Australians are calling for an inquiry into the management of roadworks signs, with fears there could be an increase in crashes with more families holidaying within WA.
Peter de Kruijff
Around 67,000 cars would be taken off Perth’s roads everyday if employees that worked from home during the coronavirus crisis were permitted to continue to do so twice a week.
WA’s best known Indigenous actor has been involved in a violent incident after being targeted by a racial slur.
Firefighters were called to extinguish a dramatic bus fire which was sparked in Perth’s north this afternoon, leaving a $200,000 damage bill.
The WA Government’s unveiled a $415 million plan to transform the Armadale line into Perth’s first ‘sky rail’. It would see the rail line elevated, rail crossings removed and new stations constructed.
More than 60 years after Rosa Parks triggered a new chapter of the civil rights movement, WA’s own regional public transport provider has apologised for seating Aboriginal people at the back of a bus.
Free buses in Fremantle are on the chopping block after local government staff recommended getting rid of one of its two CAT Bus routes.
Learner drivers will be permitted to book driving tests from this morning, ending a two-month coronavirus-enforced hiatus, which saw the cancellation of more than 6500 tests.
If the virus changes working patterns to keep even a small proportion of people from commuting to city centres, it could help solve a problem that urban planners have failed to crack for decades.
WA’s asymptomatic testing regime will be expanded to education staff, transport workers and the tourism sector - as Health Minister Roger Cook confirmed the State recorded no new cases overnight.
Peter De Kruijff
Qantas is finally retiring the 747, a plane Bill Gates called ‘the world first worldwide web’ as it brought mass travel to the world with its economics.
Perth drivers will endure an unprecedented freeway shutdown this long weekend with all southbound lanes closed through the city until Monday afternoon for work on the troublesome Hay Street bridge.
The Dockers haven’t proved so good on the football field of late, but when it comes to a game of chance like the AFL’s Dice Football League, well, they are nigh on unbeatable.
Work to add height to Perth’s second most notorious bridge for truck crashes will see southbound lanes on the Mitchell Freeway, near the CBD, closed over the weekend.
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