News

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  • A lower price for Metrocards

    From Wednesday 1 July, the price of a Metrocard will be $5, down from $10. 

  • MyWay by Metro on-demand service eclipses traditional public transport

    Timaru’s trial of on-demand public transport has seen patronage surpass the services it replaces by nearly 40% since the beginning of June. 

  • Fare reintroduction on public transport

    Fares will be reintroduced on public transport services from Monday 15 June 2020. Metrocards will be provided free during June. 

  • Timaru public transport under Alert Level 2

    Metro is supporting those returning to work or school at Alert Level 2 with the Link and Temuka services at regular timetables, along with MyWay by Metro. 

  • Christchurch public transport capacity restricted under Alert Level 2

    Metro will be supporting those returning to work and school under Alert Level 2, with the public transport network back to regular timetables. 

  • Public transport returns to regular service

    Metro's public transport networks are returning to regular timetables from Monday 11 May, and the central city bus interchange will reopen. 

  • Many relying on public transport for essential travel

    A week into the COVID-19 lockdown, public transport use in Canterbury has, as expected, drastically decreased, yet many are still using it for travel to essential services. 

  • Community responds well to MyWay on-demand service

    MyWay by Metro was rushed into service ahead of schedule last Thursday (March 26) as we respond to the COVID-19 lockdown. 

  • Community feedback informs upcoming changes to Waimakariri bus services

    After two rounds of consultation and over 1,300 submissions from the community, changes have been confirmed for Waimakariri’s bus services. 

  • A better way to commute for Waimakariri residents is one step closer

    Date: 20 Jan 2020 - Direct commuter buses from Waimakariri to central Christchurch, supported by new Park & Ride facilities, are one step closer thanks to support from residents.