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Can regularly catching the bus improve your health? This is one of the questions researchers will be examining in a new University of Tasmania study focussed on people’s transport habits. Lead researcher Dr Verity Cleland, from the Menzies Institute for Medical Research, said the world-first study aimed to determine whether an incentives scheme would lead […]

Metro’s services are for everyone, and to help make our services as inclusive as possible, we host group consultation meetings in Hobart, Burnie and Launceston every three months to discuss Metro’s Disability Action Plan. The primary goal of the Disability Action Plan Consultation Group is to provide a forum for customer input to ensure that […]

Have you been an early bird? Thank you to all our Hobart customers that made the switch and took advantage of free travel in the Hobart urban area before 7am during January and February. This promotion aimed to benefit existing and new Metro customers with a more comfortable ride and reliable service, and the wider […]

Know which bus to catch to school? We recommend you familiarise yourself with the route and time of the service you’ll take to school or campus in 2019. Getting from A to B starts with planning your journey.  There are many ways to find out which bus you need, but we think the easiest way […]

Avoid congestion associated with the busy return to school period and TRAVEL FREE before 7am on all Hobart urban Metro services from Tuesday 29 January to Friday 22 February 2019. Did you know each bus has the potential to take up to 60 cars off the road? Join us to experience a commute without the hassles […]

It only takes $2 to be a Real Mate. Get home safely on New Year’s Eve with MAIB Nightrider! Thanks to the Motor Accidents Insurance Board (MAIB), Metro will operate late night services in Hobart, Launceston and Burnie this NYE. With $2 flat fares from 6pm, be a real mate and ensure you and your […]

Thank you to everyone who engaged with our River Derwent survey or attended a public or industry forum. The survey is now closed.  We appreciate you taking the time to give us your ideas and input, however we connected with you. We look forward to sharing updates with you once the planning process is more […]

Metro Tasmania will hold two community forums in early October to inform planning for a River Derwent ferry service. This is an opportunity for us to listen to the ideas and input of community and industry stakeholders to help shape the planning process. MRCagney, one of Australia’s leading transportation consultancies, has been appointed to undertake […]

Metro is proud to play an important role in connecting people and communities, and is offering seniors free travel and Greencards as a major sponsor of Seniors Week. Simply show your Seniors Card and Greencard when boarding to receive FREE TRAVEL during Seniors Week (15 to 21 October 2018).  If you don’t have a Greencard, […]

(Photo courtesy of Chris Kidd, The Mercury newspaper)   We are proud to offer a more comfortable, accessible and environmentally friendly transport experience via our current fleet upgrade project, which will see 100 new buses being built to replace older models. This once in a generation bus upgrade and modernisation program was made possible through […]