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National

Sydney Tram Derailed After Car Accident

1 min read

A Sydney tram has derailed after it collided with a car in Sydney's eastern suburbs, creating traffic headaches for Australia Day revellers.

Good News

Good News

Runaway Dog Ditches Owner At Gym And Catches Train To South Yarra

3 min read

An adventurous golden retriever has delighted commuters on Tuesday morning after he wandered off from his owner and caught a train bound for the city.

National

National

CCTV Visions Shows Melbourne Transport's Near-Misses

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Victoria's Department of Transport has released CCTV footage of numerous lucky escapes on Melbourne's public transport system.

National

National

Tunnel Vision: The Pics That Show The Scale Of Sydney's Underwater Commute

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The first metro railway tunnel built deep under Sydney Harbour has been completed, but it will be a while before commuters can catch a train through it.

National

National

Sydney E-Scooter Trial Axed Before It's Rolled Out

2 min read

A trial of share electric scooters for Sydney has been axed, even as a government department continues work on planning for its rollout.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Double Murderer Wins 'Right To Be Forgotten'

4 min read

All the news you need to know this Thursday.

Views

Views

The Unspoken Rules Of Catching The Sydney Light Rail

4 min read

Can we all silently agree on these, please?

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Views

Can We Please Talk About The Cluster F**k That Is The Sydney Light Rail?

3 min read

For years I thought there could be nothing worse than the horror of pouring myself into a Sydney train during peak hour.

National

National

Boy Punched In Face During Angry Tirade On School Bus

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A young high school student from Sydney's lower north shore has been left with bruises and a chipped tooth after he was allegedly attacked by a man on board a bus packed with other students.

Clementine Ford

Clementine Ford

This Is How Some Packs Of Men Bond – By Denigrating Women

5 min read

As a young girl, there were few things more intimidating to me than large groups of boys and men all gathered together in a primal display of male dominance and misogyny.

Melbourne

Melbourne

Headmaster Apologises After Melbourne Private School Boys' 'Offensive' Tram Chant

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The Headmaster of St Kevin's College in Melbourne has issued an apology for the 'misogynistic' behaviour displayed by some students after they were filmed singing an 'offensive' chant on a tram.

Shane Geha

Shane Geha

Our Cities Aren't Congested. A Peak Hour Tax Is The Last Thing We Need.

4 min read

There’s no denying that congestion has become the topic du jour for many inner-suburban and city-dwelling Australians.

Melbourne

Melbourne

Truck Gets Stuck Under Bridge At One Of Melbourne's Busiest Intersections

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A small truck has hit a rail overpass at a busy Melbourne intersection, causing a headache for drivers and public transport users.

News

News

Commuter Chaos Expected Today As Melbourne Trams Shut Down

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Melbourne's tram network will be shut down until this afternoon, leaving commuters in the lurch.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Woman Arrested After Randomly Stabbing Toddler Walking With Parents

3 min read

All the news you need to know this Friday.

National

National

Melbourne Airport Slaps Higher Charges On 'Already Struggling' Taxi Industry

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Melbourne Airport has upped the price it charges taxis to use its rank, in what a peak body claims is a "disappointing" blow for an already struggling industry.

National

National

Peak Hour Mayhem Leaves Hundreds Stranded

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Hundreds of people have been left stranded during their morning commute after a disruption at Sydney's Town Hall train station.

Updated

Updated

CBD Roads Closed, Buses and Trains Cancelled And Diverted

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Motorists are being warned to avoid Sydney's CBD following a daylight stabbing as traffic remains "heavy" in the area. 

News

News

Brisbane Set To Trial Pets On Select Public Transport

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Pets will soon be going on a Brisbane River adventure with a proposal for pets to be permitted already greenlit.

News

News

Dogs Could Soon Be Allowed To Ride On Brisbane's CityCats

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Dogs and other domestic pets could be welcome to travel with their owners on Brisbane's CityCat and Ferry services under a proposal put forward by the council.

Travis Johnson

Travis Johnson

Why Sydney Is Hell In The Morning

4 min read

Like many Sydneysiders, my work commute should be a pretty straight forward affair.

National

National

Dads Commuting More, The Most Unhappy With Life

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Commute times are way up in Australia and dads are among the most unhappy with their job, pay and work-life balance, a startling new insight into Australian society has revealed.

News

News

Putting Money On Your Opal Card Could Be A Thing Of The Past

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Sydney commuters, say goodbye to fumbling around for your Opal card -- your credit card now comes with all the same benefits.  

Crime

Crime

Multiple, Separate Alleged Indecent Assaults On Women On Public Transport

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NSW Police have ramped up their investigations into multiple alleged indecent assaults on women travelling on public transport.

National

National

Naked Man With Mullet Filmed Sliding Through Train Carriage

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A Melbourne train passenger has caused quite the stir by sliding down the middle of a carriage in the nude.

National

National

You're Not Imagining It, Sydney's Public Transport Does Fall Apart In The Rain

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Ever thought your city falls into chaos with the slightest drizzle of rain? You're right. Public transport is totally out of whack during bad weather.

News

News

'You're Being A Creep': Passenger Stands Up To Man Hitting On Schoolgirl

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A man has been commended for outing a stranger who hit on a teenage girl at the back of a busy Sydney bus.

Tech

Tech

Uber Air Trial Coming To Australia, Won't Cost More Than UberX

1 min read

Uber Air is coming down under. 

Crime

Crime

Teen Who Planted Needles On Train Seat Walks Free

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A teenager has claimed he was drunk and "not thinking" when he allegedly planted dozens of needles on a public train seat. 

National

National

Peak Hour Delays After Station Death

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Train services are slowly returning to normal between Epping and Hornsby in Sydney's west following a fatality at Pennant Hills train station. 

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Mum's Pocket Money Hack Slammed By Parents Online

3 min read

All the news you need to know this Monday.

National

National

Sydney's New Metro Train Breaks Down On 'Historic' First Day

2 min read

Overcrowding and an issue with a train door have marred the long-awaited first day of the Sydney Metro North West service.

Emma Betty

Emma Betty

Why Public Transport Etiquette Should Be An Election Issue

3 min read

The election is fast upon us, and I am yet to hear any politicians talking about the one issue that really matters – public transport etiquette.

News

News

Tram Bowling Is Now A Thing And It's Off The Rails

1 min read

Forget tenpin bowling, there's a new game in town.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap: Model Dies After Collapsing On Catwalk At Sao Paolo Fashion Week

2 min read

All the news you need to know this Monday.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Embarrassing Typo Spotted On Dozens Of Brisbane Buses

2 min read

All the news you need to know this Wednesday.

News

News

Some Bloke Set Up A Jungle On A Busy Train Because He Could

1 min read

You see some pretty out there things on public transport these days, but have you ever had to duck a tree in a make-shift jungle just to get off a train?

Life

Life

New Survey Reveals What We Hate Most About Commuting

3 min read

It may come as no surprise to hear that loud talkers really give us the sh**s.

National

National

Bike Sharing Has A Short Life-Cycle In 'Unwelcoming' Sydney

4 min read

More global cities are embracing the ever-growing trend of share bikes, so how come Sydney won't?

National

National

Melbourne Trams Disrupted By Swarm Of Bees

1 min read

Transport did not stop at a platform in Melbourne's centre after a swarm of bees took over. 

Good News

Good News

Hero Bus Driver Saves Baby Wandering Streets Alone In The Cold

1 min read

An on-duty bus driver knew what she had to do when she saw a young boy wandering around alone near busy streets.

Good News

Good News

Man Who Was Homeless Becomes London's 'Happiest Bus Driver'

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Patrick Lawson had hit rock bottom.

Updated

Updated

Three Dead, Clean Up Continues After Sydney Storm

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The deluge started early on Wednesday morning and the state received over 100 millimetres of rain in just three hours.

Gary Nunn

Gary Nunn

Why Being A Non-Driver Should Be A New Badge Of Honour

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“I don’t drive, I get driven,” is my usual response to why I don’t have a licence, aged 36 and a quarter.

News

News

Strong Winds Cause Ferry Much Commuter Chaos In Sydney

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Ferry services between Manly and the city have been cancelled in both directions as strong winds continue to batter the state.

Views

Views

Why I'm A 32-Year-Old Who Still Can't Drive

2 min read

Nothing seems to grind people's gears more than learning I don't drive.

Sam Drummond

Sam Drummond

Will Millennial Men Please Stand Up?

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The results are in: women are far more likely to give up their seat for someone in need on public transport.

National

National

Commuter Chaos Expected As 115 Bus Drivers Call In Sick

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If you're planning on catching a bus home from the city this afternoon, you may need to rethink.