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.

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Taxi voucher cap doubles in value

THERE is some good news for people who must take long taxi trips and use taxi vouchers provided under the Taxi Transport Subsidy Scheme – the cap for trips has doubled from $30 to $60.

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Get an Opal card or pay more - No paper tickets from 1 January

IT’S going to be a paperless new year for transport users.

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Transport for NSW worried about their reputation

TRANSPORT for NSW has engaged the upmarket research firm Newgate Research to consult 150 stakeholders to ‘explore their perception of Transport for NSW’s reputation and understand what is important to stakeholders.’

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No more paper PETs

THE NSW Government has announced that paper Pensioner Excursion Tickets (PETs) will no longer be sold after January 2016.

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Opal for job seekers becomes available as do (some) ticket machines

THERE are a couple of additions to the Opal transport card system.

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