Chief Minister Gallagher is thrilled by patronage for this summer’s Nightrider:
ACT Chief Minister and Minister for Territory and Municipal Services, Katy Gallagher, has declared the ACT Government’s Nightrider bus service a resounding success with 2,608 people utilising the service throughout December2011.
“The ACT Government’s Nightrider service proved a very popular and affordable option for people to get home safely after a night out during the festive season,” the Chief Minister said.
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“A total of 2,608people used the buses across the four weekends they operated. This includes 548 people on the opening weekend, 776 people on the second weekend, 145 on Friday 23 December service and 1,139 on the final weekend, which included New Year’s Eve.
“Compared to the 979 people who used the service in the same period the previous year, this is a significant increase and a great result,” the Chief Minister said.
Now can we have night buses through the rest of the year?