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Timetable Changes on Route 828

Increased service provision at  Abbeyleix, Durrow, Culahill, Johnstown New stops proposed to be added at Horse and Jockey and Littleton Improved local connectivity along Route Improved connection times to Dublin and Cork services at Cashel and Portlaoise The National Transport Authority has today (November 18) announced revised Route 828 (Cashel-Urlingford-Portlaoise) public bus services.  The changes…

Consultation on moving to a Wheelchair Accessible Licensed Bus Sector

The National Transport Authority today (November 18) launched a public consultation on ways to support the transition to a wheelchair accessible licensed bus and coach sector. The responses to this consultation paper will assist the Authority in carrying out its regulatory role in the provision of licensed public transport services by commercial bus and coach…

The coco-cola zero bikes are coming to Galway, Cork and Limerick – Launch dates announced!

Pre-register on www.bikeshare.ie to avail of 50% discount 11th November 2014 – The National Transport Authority has today announced further details for the Coca-Cola Zero Bikes regional scheme which will go live over the coming weeks. Galway will launch on Monday 24th November, followed by Limerick on 8th December and Cork on 18th December. The National…

Public Consultation on Taxi Fares and Regulations

Pursuant to section 24 of the Taxi Regulation Act 2013, the National Transport Authority proposes to make a new maximum fares order, to replace the current maximum fares order, detailing the maximum fare that may be charged by a driver of a taxi. A review of national taxi fares has been undertaken to date on…

Heavy Rail Census for 2013

The National Transport Authority today (November 4th, 2014) published a summary of its Heavy Rail Census for the year 2013 – which records information on all passenger boardings and alightings (every station, every service) on November 14, 2013 – a “representative” day unaffected by traditional holiday periods, and when all places of work and education…

Second journey discount of €1.00 with Leap Card on Dublin Bus

Leap Card users on Dublin Bus services get a €1.00 discount on second Dublin Bus trip – from today Child Leap Card reduction of 70c on second journey Discount happens when second trip takes place within 90 minutes of first trip “Leap 90 Discount” feature will include other transport operators early next year –discounts then…

Public Transport Fares determinations for 2015

Changes to Public Transport Fares announced Major simplification of Dublin Bus fares Leap Card fares continue to offer customers best value compared to cash Leap daily and weekly caps unchanged – in many cases using the Leap ‘purse’ and all the flexibility it offers will now see Leap capped fares lower than weekly tickets  Strong…

The Transport for Ireland People’s Awards 2014

Win an iPad by nominating your public transport superstars – the Transport for Ireland People’s Awards 2014 give you the opportunity to nominate someone who makes a positive difference to your Public Transport trip. Entries accepted in story form, photo or video – till November 17. Click on the link for more information on the…

Luas Cross City Traffic Information – Molesworth Street/Kildare Street

To facilitate works required for the LCC utilities contract on Dawson St. and Molesworth St. it will be necessary to change traffic movements in the area. For a period of 4 weeks from 3rd November, Molesworth St. between the junctions with Dawson St. and South Fredrick St. will be closed to traffic. To facilitate access…

Bus and Rail services in Mayo – public consultation

The National Transport Authority today (October 20) launched a public consultation on its Review of Public Service Obligation* bus and rail services in Co Mayo. The closing date is 5:00pm on Monday, November 24. The objectives of the Review are: To increase public transport usage in the region by Providing a more effective and efficient…