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Monthly Archives: June 2016


Statistics for Rail services in Ireland published

Latest in a series of Statistical Bulletins The National Transport Authority today (June 23, 2016) published its latest Statistical Bulletin – on Rail Services in Ireland (2015 data). The Bulletin reports on heavy rail services provided by Iarnród Éireann Irish Rail and the Luas light rail services, and shows a continued increase in the numbers…

Lucky for some! Dublin cyclists come 13th in the European Cycling Challenge

Over 1,000 Dubliners cycled over 108,000kms to 13th place in the European Cycling Challenge, organised by the National Transport Authority’s Smarter Travel Workplaces programme over the month of May. Altogether over 45,870 cyclists from 52 cities cycled almost 4 million kilometres; doubling the distance cycled in the 2015 event, in a European celebration of cycling.   There was…

Public Transport continues to grow share of morning commute trips into Dublin City Centre – at 49.8% of all trips (199,943)

Half of all people travelling into Dublin City Centre in the mornings are now arriving by public transport (bus, rail, Luas) – an increase from 45.9% in 2010. A further 9.4% walk into town and 5.4% cycle in, according to the 2015 Canal Cordon Report, an annual count of people crossing the city’s canals into the city centre….