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More than half of commuters now use public transport in Dublin

The number of people travelling into Dublin’s City Centre using bus, train or Luas every morning has reached record levels, according to figures published today by Dublin City Council and the National Transport Authority. The figures are included in the Canal Cordon Report, 2017 on mode share of people coming into the City Centre. The…

Reaching New Heights! TFI Leap Card Passes 3 Million Mark

  The National Transport Authority today marked the recent sale of the 3 millionth Leap Card, the convenient way to pay for public transport services in Dublin, Cork, Galway, Limerick, Waterford and Wexford. Of the 3 million cards issued to date, close to 250,000 have been sold in the first four months of 2018 alone….

NTA to extend Local Link to provide evening services

Pilot project will get under way in June NTA has announced that 50 new services providing evening and night time services in rural areas, have been given the green light. The NTA decided to proceed with a pilot project and applications for proposals to deliver evening and night-time services were invited from Local Link offices,…

Number of wheelchair accessible vehicles significantly increased in 2017

NTA Taxi Stats for 2017 published The number of Wheelchair Accessible Vehicles (WAVs) in the Small Public Service Vehicles (SPSV) fleet has increased significantly in 2017. SPSVs include taxis, hackneys and limousines. There are now 1,555 WAVs in service in total, up from 1,254 the previous year. This represents an increase of almost 20%. From…