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


Taxi Transport Subsidy Scheme

The Taxi Transport Subsidy Scheme (TTSS) is under review again, and this time Transport for NSW is considering whether to open the scheme up to other transport services beyond taxis.

Read more: Taxi Transport Subsidy Scheme

Staysafe stays ignorant on older drivers

The NSW Parliament's Staysafe committee conducted an inquiry into Driver Education, Training and Road Safety. But evidence fell on deaf ears as Committee members toed the party line. 

Read more: Staysafe stays ignorant on older drivers

Taxi Transport Subsidy Scheme under review

Transport for NSW is reviewing the Taxi Transport Subsidy Scheme (TTSS), which provides a 50% discount of taxi fares up to the value of $60 for people with limited mobility or vision impairment.

Read more: Taxi Transport Subsidy Scheme under review

Un-fare Charges for Lithgow Pensioners

Pensioners in Lithgow have launched a campaign to bring an end to unfair ticketing arrangements, which allows pensioners to be charged twice the $2.50 daily fare cap.

Read more: Un-fare Charges for Lithgow Pensioners

Opal fare decision

It's good news for Gold OPAL card holders. Adult fares are set to increase from 1 July this year, but Gold OPAL card holders will continue under a $2.50 capped fare. As always, Concession OPAL holders will see their fares increase, this time by 1.2%, half of the Adult fare.

Read more: Opal fare decision

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