Archive for Category: "Transport"

Mandatory helmet law debate heats up

Mandatory helmet law debate heats up

Adelaide, as host of Velo-City Global and Velo-Fringe events, became a hub for cycling enthusiasts last week, sparking a debate about Australia’s position on mandatory helmet laws, WRITES JESSICA BALL.

New app to improve Adelaide’s taxi system

New app to improve Adelaide’s taxi system

The disgruntled public of Adelaide are becoming increasing fed up of frequent queues and waiting times at taxi ranks and increasing reports of taxis refusing jobs, WRITES BETTY HEASLIP.

New cycling strategy needed, Greens say

New cycling strategy needed, Greens say

South Australia needs to come up with a new cycling plan because the last strategy expired in 2010, said Greens’ Mark Parnell MLC in Parliament on Wednesday, WRITES JOSEPHINE LIM.

Taxi fare refusal because of distance: Not an excuse

Taxi fare refusal because of distance: Not an excuse

Taxi passengers in Adelaide are being rejected because some drivers claim that the distance customers want to travel is inconvenient, WRITES SHANNON KILGARIFF.

Public Transport Phone App Success

Public Transport Phone App Success

Late last year, real-time technology was introduced to Adelaide’s public transport system as part of the $36 billion plan under the Weatherill government and since the information has been made available for the public to create useful and profitable smartphone products, ISABELLA HOOD reviews its success.

This Easter don’t become a road toll statistic

This Easter don’t become a road toll statistic

Road accidents in South Australia kill one person every two to three days, with numbers calculated to increase over the Easter Long Weekend, SARAH BASTIAN reminds us to be careful this long weekend.

Footballers become ambassadors for road safety

Footballers become ambassadors for road safety

The Motor Accident Commission, in collaboration with the South Australian Football League, has launched a new road safety campaign reports GEORGINA HORE.

MAC brings road safety to school sport

MAC brings road safety to school sport

A partnership between South Australia’s Motor Accident Commission and online sport publication Whowon.net.au is one of the many ways road safety awareness is being reinforced in young drivers today, STEPH HURRELL writes

SA exports creating equipment imbalance at ports

SA exports creating equipment imbalance at ports

A severe imbalance of empty international shipping containers is building up in South Australia, WRITES ANASTASSIA PERETS.

RAA happy with success of Britannia’s double roundabout

RAA happy with success of Britannia’s double roundabout

The RAA has reported the Britannia roundabout upgrade has seen a marked decrease in the amount of crashes, writes SHANNON KILGARIFF.