Transport

Whether by public or private means, transport is fundamental in ensuring access to services and supports participation in civil society, through maintaining connections with family and friends and engaging in community activities. Transport is a key part of supporting the physical and emotional health and wellbeing of an individual.

Read CPSA's full transport policy here


Bus trips under threat?

A 55-year old CPSA member on the Disability Support Pension was used to going on bus trips organised by her CPSA branch. The bus trips were organised through a local community transport provider. The community transport provider told this member that it was unable to carry passengers younger than 65 under the terms of their contract with Transport for NSW.

Read more: Bus trips under threat?

Griffith and Unanderra miss out on better transport again

Two longstanding transport issues affecting Griffith and Unanderra residents have once again been ignored.

Read more: Griffith and Unanderra miss out on better transport again

The Passenger Service Levy and the TTSS

Have you noticed an increase in your taxi fare? From 1 February 2018, taxi service providers and booking service providers have paid a temporary levy of $1 per trip.

Read more: The Passenger Service Levy and the TTSS

Taxi Transport Subsidy Scheme and SwiftFare Trials

The Taxi Transport Subsidy Scheme (TTSS) provides support for NSW residents who are unable to use public transport because of a disability. Up until recently, the only way to claim the TTSS is to use paper travel dockets.

Read more: Taxi Transport Subsidy Scheme and SwiftFare Trials

Lithgow pensioners make headway

Pensioners in Opal-enabled transport areas have access to all-day travel on bus, rail and ferry for $2.50. But not all are afforded this concession.

Read more: Lithgow pensioners make headway

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