Shane Rattenbury is celebrating Nightrider patronage figures:
Minister for Territory and Municipal Services, Shane Rattenbury, today announced that ACTION’s 2012 Nightrider bus service shuttled over 2,460 people safely home throughout December 2012, breaking the New Year’s Eve patronage record on the way.
“ACTION’s Nightrider service again proved to be a popular and affordable option for Canberrans to get home safely after a night out in the City this festive season,” Mr Rattenbury said.
“The service achieved a record number of passengers on New Year’s Eve with 1,246 patrons opting to use the service to travel home. This is an increase of 10 percent compared to 2011.
“I hope we can continue to grow Nightrider’s patronage, as well as to find ways to improve and expand the service.
“Late night public transport options play an important role in making Canberra safer and in giving people
Sooo… half the patronage the one night you can’t get a taxi for love or money?