Category: Transport

Future top guns get a feel for flying fighter jets

Some lucky Brisbane high school students have had a hands-on lesson in supersonic flight. They experienced what it was like to fly an air force fighter jet without even leaving the ground. Brittany Graham, QUT News.

Posted in Defence, Education, News, QUT News, Television, Transport

Protesters outraged over Lytton Road upgrade

A road project in East Brisbane has residents seeing red. They say the Council is forcing dozens of families out of their homes. Sarah Cawte reports.

Posted in Human Interest, News, QUT News, Television, Transport

Queensland Parliament introduces legislation targeting ride-share services

By Tamika Seeto Online production by Joseph Lam The State government is set to unveil new ride-sharing laws in a further crackdown on the growing industry. The legislation follows 16 recommendations made by a parliamentary committee earlier this month.

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Queen Street bus station set for multi-million dollar makeover

By Harrison Bain Online production by Joseph Lam One of Brisbane’s busiest bus stations will undergo renovations this Friday beginning a $3 million makeover. The renovation comes after the station was forced to temporarily close in April due to extensive

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Long commutes bad for mental health report finds

By Tamika Seeto Online production by Joseph Lam It’s not just traffic jams and smelly train passengers that can start your morning off badly. A new study has found longer work commutes can increase your risk of stress and depression.

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Cross River Rail hot topic at transport conference

Infrastructure heavyweights are meeting in Brisbane to discuss the big picture of Queensland’s major projects. They include the Cross River Rail and the Inland Freight Rail Links. Mark Zita reports.

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Rego price driven up

Keeping your car on the road is about to get harder, with the cost of rego going up again in July. The state’s leading motoring body has slammed the rise, saying it’ll stretch household budgets. Joseph Ogilvie reports.

Posted in Consumer, News, Politics, QUT News, State, Television, Transport

Queensland Rail to undergo a new round of improvements

Queensland Rail will undergo a new round of improvements to make travel safer and easier. Included will be an upgrade of 10 stations and more drivers. Mark Zita reports.

Posted in Consumer, Media, News, QUT News, State, Television, Transport

The worst kind of train delay

There’s more turmoil over the delivery of a brand new fleet of trains for South East Queensland. They should have been on the tracks here, by now. But the Transport minister says she’s determined to resolve the series of embarrassing

Posted in News, Politics, QUT News, State, Television, Transport

Truck drivers at higher risk of mental illness

May 16, 2017 Truck drivers are at greater risk to mental health issues, a recent survey has found. The Transport Workers Union (TWU) has released new statistics highlighting the increased risk of depression and suicide facing workers in the transport

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