Canterbury is currently at COVID-19 Alert Level 1. Here’s what you need to know when using public transport.
News & events
Metro is taking steps to streamline operations for an easier to use network that encourages more public transport patronage.
The next step in the MyWay trial is adjusting the Timaru Link timetable, with changes taking effect from Monday 14 September.
From Wednesday 1 July, the new price of a Metrocard is $5, down from $10.
Commuter bus services from Darfield and Southbridge to Christchurch city will continue operating after funding was confirmed as part of the Annual Plan 2020/21.
Timaru’s trial of on-demand public transport has seen patronage surpass the services it replaces by nearly 40% since the beginning of June.
Fares will be reintroduced on public transport services from Monday 15 June 2020. Metrocards will be provided free during June.
Black Cat Cruises has signed the contract for the Diamond Harbour ferry service for the next 12 years, completing our public transport procurement process.
Greater Christchurch’s public transport challenges are bigger than the call for free buses, as our councillors Phil Clearwater and Tane Apanui explain.
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.
Timaru's MyWay by Metro on-demand public transport service may be moved straight to its 12-month public trial as soon as the COVID-19 lockdown is over.
Public transport use in Canterbury has, as expected, drastically decreased, yet many are still using it for travel to essential services.