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Monthly Archives: February 2018


Severe Weather Conditions – SPSV Centres 1st March

Due to severe weather, there will be significant disruption to services at our SPSV centres tomorrow, Thursday 1st March 2018. All test and inspections centres scheduled to open will remain closed until 12pm, with the exception of Cavan, Galway and Letterkenny. The situation will be reassessed in the early morning to determine when these centres…

Adverse weather conditions 28th February 2018

Due to the adverse weather conditions we will not be able to open our inspection centres in Cork and Dublin today, Wednesday 28th February 2018. Anyone effected should contact the Information Line on 0761 064000 to reschedule. All other centres are currently operational. The NTA would encourage licence holders and Skills candidates to check national…

Restrictions on peak-time taxi movements in College Green proposed

The NTA is today announcing plans to end peak-time southbound taxi movements in the College Green area from 12th March. During the hours of 7am to 10am, taxis will be restricted from driving southbound through College Green. The measure will affect vehicles moving in front of Trinity College, either towards Grafton St, or towards Dame…

NTA launches campaign to recruit 1,600 taxi drivers

The National Transport Authority is launching a campaign to recruit an additional 1,600 taxi drivers this year. The Authority wants to attract into the industry customer-centric women and men with a desire to work for themselves and provide positive taxi experiences to the travelling public. NTA CEO Anne Graham said: “There are about 26,000 drivers…

Taximeter Program Update – ATA and ATA Gleike taximeter now approved by LMS

This list shows which taximeters can operate with dual programs that will allow you to get your taximeter updated with the 2018 fare now. Note that for some taximeters there is more than one program/installer and so you should check with your installer that their individual program is LMS approved. Once the programme is installed,…

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…

Taximeter Program Update – Torola taximeter now approved by LMS

This list shows which taximeters can operate with dual programs that will allow you to get your taximeter updated with the 2018 fare now. Note that for some taximeters there is more than one program/installer and so you should check with your installer that their individual program is LMS approved. Once the programme is installed,…

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…