When travelling with Transport Canberra, it is your responsibility to behave safely, and show appropriate etiquette to your fellow passengers and transport employees.
If you're visiting or new to Canberra, find out about public transport options including active travel, buses and light rail.
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Travelling with young children and prams
Children five and under travel for free, unless they’re catching a school service.
When travelling with young children, consider:
- allowing plenty of travel time
- parking your pram parallel to the edge of the road or footpath a safe distance away and applying the brakes – always keep a firm hold of your pram and never leave it unattended
- holding your child’s hand when assisting them to get on and off public transport
- keeping children close to you when waiting for services and when on board
- folding down the pram and carrying or assisting your child on and off board
- placing prams where they are not in the way of other passengers or the driver.
Travelling with animals
The following animals are allowed to travel on buses and light rail vehicles within the Transport Canberra network:
- Assistance animals with appropriate qualifications and accreditation under the ACT’s voluntary accreditation scheme;
- A guide-dog or other animal assisting a person with disability, including animals that are not accredited under an accreditation scheme;
- An animal being trained to assist a person with disability;
- Animals (including pets) that are confined in a box, basket or other appropriate pet container are permitted on light rail vehicles and are permitted on a bus with the driver's permission.
Assistance animals should be on a lead and wear an identifiable coat where applicable. Animals should not disrupt the safety or comfort of other passengers.
Wifi on buses
Light rail vehicles, stops, and interchanges have wifi available for use by the travelling public. Some of our buses provide free Wi-Fi.