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Bus Livery Survey, October 2017

We are seeking your views regarding the design of a bus livery for a new service operator in the Dublin metropolitan area. The new operator, Go-Ahead, has been selected as the preferred bidder for the contract relating to the operation of 24 public service obligation (PSO) bus routes across Dublin. It is expected to begin…

‘Please Don’t Buggy in the Wheelchair Zone’

Multi-agency initiative launched to encourage commuters to leave wheelchair zone vacant for those who need it most! Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport, Shane Ross TD and Finian McGrath, Minister with Responsibility for Disability Issues joined Irish Wheelchair Association (IWA), Dublin Bus and National Transport Authority to launch a new awareness campaign which highlights the importance…

New Text Service launched to report Anti-Social Behaviour on Luas services

It’s your Luas – See It, Report It Text Luas to 51444, a new customer text service solely for reporting incidents of Anti-Social Behaviour. Today, Luas operator, Transdev introduced a new text service for Luas customers. Text LUAS to 51444 is a service for customers to report incidents of anti-social behaviour. It’s a new approach…

Ireland’s Coach Services top of EU Table

Ireland’s long haul coach services are seen by passengers as punctual, reliable, comfortable and safe, according to a survey published by the EU Commission. Read the survey results here The survey was carried out across Europe among 28,000 respondents to evaluate customer satisfaction on inter-urban regular services. The research in Ireland was carried out by…

Minister Ring launches Local Link rural public transport brand

  Minister for Community and Rural Affairs Michael Ring has today officially launched the Local Link brand. Local Link (formerly the Rural Transport Programme) provides quality community-based public transport across rural Ireland. The launch took place at the National Ploughing Championships in Screggan, Co Offaly. Local Link provides both demand-responsive, door-to-door services on request, as…

Maximum Fare Order Proposal Approved

Section 24 of the Taxi Regulation Act 2013 empowers NTA to make a “maximum fares order” fixing the maximum fares that may be charged by the driver of a taxi. The making of a maximum fares order is a matter reserved for NTA Board determination. The NTA Board met today (September 15) to consider the…

31 million increase in public transport passengers since 2013

The number of journeys on subsidised public transport and commercial bus services has increased by almost 31 million since 2013, according to figures released by the NTA today. In 2013, there were 210m passengers on subsidised Public Service Obligation (PSO) services, while in 2016, that number went up to 236m. All PSO operators have experienced…

Méadú 31m ó 2013 ar líon na bpaisinéirí a úsáideann iompar poiblí

De réir figiúirí atá eisithe ag an NTA inniu tá méadú beagnach 31 milliún ó 2013 ar líon na dturas ar sheirbhísí iompair phoiblí fóirdheontais agus ar sheirbhísí tráchtála bus. In 2013,  bhain 210m paisinéir leas as ár gcuid seirbhísí fóirdheontais Oibleagáide Seirbhíse Poiblí (PSO) agus bhí ardú air sin go dtí 236m in 2016….