26 Jul '12, 2am

Greens want Wi-Fi on buses - Australasian Bus and Coach

The ACT Greens have promised to trial free Wi-Fi on ACTION buses if elected. ACT Greens parliamentary leader Meredith Hunter says the promise is part of the Greens’ vision for a more connected Canberra with better transport options. “Wi-Fi is one way that people stay connected on the bus and across the city, but it’s also about making Canberra a modern vibrant place that attracts people to commercial districts,” Hunter says. “Wi-Fi is a great technology and something Canberrans are inherently proud of due to its development at the CSIRO. This initiative will also complement the roll out of the National Broadband Network.” If elected the ACT Greens say they will commit $100,000 to a one year trial to enable free Wi-Fi on a selection of ACTION buses, make Canberra's bus interchanges into free Wi-Fi hotspots, and create free Wi-Fi hubs in Civic, with the potential to expand t...

Full article: http://www.busnews.com.au/news/articleid/80390.aspx

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