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Safe Routes to School (SRTS) Programme

The Safe Routes to School (SRTS) Programme was developed in partnership with the NTA and Green-Schools in 2020 as a response to the need to support schools to increase walking and cycling to school. Aims of the SRTS Programme: Improve safety at the school gate by providing ‘front of school’ treatments to alleviate congestion and...

SPSV Industry & Consumer Surveys

A confidential telephone survey of SPSV drivers nationwide is currently underway. This survey, which is the fourth in a series of industry surveys which commenced in September 2020, aims to establish how services have changed as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic and covers areas such as current demand, operational expenses and insurance, together with...

Approved –Small Public Service Vehicle (Emergency Measure COVID-19) (Maximum Permissible Age) Regulations 2021

No taxi or hackney will have to leave the fleet because of age in 2022, all other licensing conditions being met, following the approval of the signing of this COVID-19 Emergency Measure by the NTA Board today. Provisions are already in place for 2021. These emergency regulations permit a one year extension to the final...

National Transport Authority Launch Consultation for Waterford City Bike Locations

The National Transport Authority and Waterford City and County Council have begun a two-week consultation process around locations for stations for the bike share scheme in Waterford City.  The scheme will incorporate 14 locations across the city and will become operational later this year. The consultation will last from today (Thursday 16 of September) to Thursday the...

NTA Investment in Cycling Infrastructure Continues to Expand

The National Transport Authority has today published its Sustainable Transport Measures Grants (STMG) annual report detailing a significant increase in spending for 2020. The various projects in the programme include COVID and Stimulus Funding, comprising €72.7M in the Greater Dublin Area, and €35M for regional cities. The NTA has operated the STMG programme that provides funding to...

Microfinance Ireland backs ‘Electric’ Taxis

Microfinance Ireland has today, 9 September 2021, announced that loan finance up to €25,000 is now available to support the Electric SPSV (eSPSV) Grant Scheme 2021. The eSPSV Grant Scheme supports the uptake of electric vehicles in the Small Public Service Vehicles (SPSVs) sector (taxis, hackneys, and limousines). However, due to COVID-19, many SPSV owners...

Programme of Events Planned Throughout the Country to Celebrate Bike Week 2021

Bike Week is an annual celebration and promotion of all that’s great about bikes and cycling. This year, Bike Week will kick off on Sunday September 12th and end on Saturday September 18th. Funding is provided by the Department of Transport to Local Authorities and Local Sports Partnerships through the country to contribute towards a...

Tá an Tiompar Poiblí le Filleadh ar Illeadh ar a Lántoilleadh

Tá áthas ar an Údarás Náisiúnta Iompair a fhógairt go mbeidh ár gcuid busanna, tramanna agus traenacha ag oibriú de réir a lántoillte ón gCéadaoin an 1 Meán Fómhair ar aghaidh. Fágann sé sin nach mbeidh bacainn ar aon suíocháin ar bhord ár seirbhísí a thuilleadh. De réir mar a chuirimid fáilte roimh dhaoine ar...

Motor Tax Refund Scheme for SPSV

The Motor Tax Refund Scheme for small public service vehicles (SPSV) opens today, 1 September 2021. This Scheme provides further financial support to the SPSV industry during this Covid-19 pandemic. Vehicle licence holders can apply to NTA for a refund of €95 for Motor Tax paid on a licenced SPSV from 1st September 2021 to...