transport

Some Night Buses barely used

The Age ran this story based on data FOI'd by The Greens:Running on empty: Secret data reveals Melbourne's 'ghost buses' I got to take a look at the data, focusing on Night Bus routes. The current Night Network commenced in January 2016, following a 2014 election pledge by Labor to introduce all-night trains (on all suburban electrified lines) and trams (on 6 routes), as well as coaches to

transport

No Night Buses running for NYE

Night Buses are not running on New Year's Eve tonight. Most trams and trains are running all night -- and it's more trains than last year; half-hourly after about 2am, rather than hourly as last year. There are also some regional trains and coaches after midnight. Night Bus routes are designed to fill the gaps between the trams and trains -- especially the latter in the outer suburbs. Not

transport

Night Network: opportunities to make it better

Night Network has been running as a trial since the start of 2016, and solved some key problems: The old NightRider buses were insufficient: often crowded, and had a route structure completely different from daytime, so (despite the crowding) most people didn't know how it worked Nightrider also provided no service in many areas that have excellent daytime services, so some of the people mos