Menu
NTA HomepageHOME

News


Opening Statement to Joint Committee on Transport, Tourism & Sport on Traffic Management and Congestion in Galway

Introductory Statement from Anne Graham, Chief Executive Officer, National Transport Authority Chairperson and members of the committee, thank you for the invitation to attend. I understand that the Committee wishes to focus upon traffic management and congestion in Galway.  To assist me in dealing with your subsequent questions I am joined by Hugh Creegan, Deputy…

Public Transport gets 91% customer satisfaction rating

9 out of 10 passengers are satisfied with public transport services, according to research undertaken on behalf of the National Transport Authority by Kantar MillwardBrown. All services posted very good satisfaction ratings with Luas and Dublin Bus performing particularly well. 19 per cent of passengers give ‘general service’ as the reason for satisfaction, with another…

NTA Coach Park

The National Transport Authority has developed a coach park in Dublin Docklands for the off-street layover of coaches, click here to download the flyer with all of the details.

Singer Spillane changes his tune on Ballincollig

‘Johnny Don’t Go to Ballincollig’ was the refrain for Cork musician John Spillane’s well-known song first recorded in 1998. But 20 years later, singer-songwriter Spillane has most definitely changed his tune, and it’s all thanks to Leap! Under new bus fare structures for Bus Éireann services in the Cork city area, the city zone has…

College Green Bus Changes Announced

As a result of recent increased demands on capacity in the College Green area, commuters are experiencing delays in the city centre area during certain peak periods. To alleviate these delays, the National Transport Authority has been working with Dublin Bus and Dublin City Council to explore measures which could facilitate a more effective movement…

7% growth in passenger numbers on publicly-funded public transport services

16 million more passengers use public transport in 2017 The National Transport Authority today (5th January 2018) published full-year figures (preliminary) for each of the state-supported public transport operators for 2017. 251,000,000 passenger journeys were provided by Dublin Bus, Bus Éireann, Iarnród Éireann and Luas on their Public Service Obligation services in 2017. That’s an…

NTA’s driver check app makes a safer taxi experience this Christmas season

NTA is today launching an information campaign, encouraging taxi passengers to download and use the Driver Check App this Christmas and New Year season. NTA spokesperson said: “With the Christmas season upon us, whether people are shopping, socialising or working, travelling by taxi is a safe, convenient and reliable option. “But to make passengers’ experience…

Luas Green Line extension a major boost for Dublin

Click here to watch the Luas Launch Video. An Taoiseach, Leo Varadkar; Minister for Transport, Tourism & Sport, Shane Ross; and Minister for Finance and Public Expenditure and Reform, Paschal Donohoe were in attendance today at the official opening of Luas Cross City at the GPO in Dublin. The extended section of the Green Line…

Christmas & New Year Public Transport Services

The best way to get around Dublin over Christmas and the New Year is by public transport, so whether you’re shopping, socialising or working, grab your Leap Card and use the transport information on www.transportforireland.ie to plan your journey. The transport operators have announced increased services in the run up to Christmas and New Year, details of…

Free travel for under-fives kicks in today

Free travel for all under-fives on subsidised public transport services becomes a reality today. As part of the fares determination published recently, the National Transport Authority announced that all under-fives get to travel free on all subsidised public transport including Bus Éireann, Iarnród Éireann, Luas, Dart and Dublin Bus.  The Authority recognises that the cost of travel with a young family can be expensive and today’s move marks…