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Regulatory Consultations on Proposed Emergency Measures for the SPSV Industry

NTA’s regulatory consultations on proposed 2022 SPSV licence fee changes and an extension of the ‘inactive’ SPSV licence period, are now open to submissions and can be accessed via the links below.   Public Consultation on Draft Small Public Service Vehicle (Emergency Measure COVID-19) (Fees) Regulations 2021   Public Consultation on Draft Small Public Service...

Scam Calls being made to SPSV Licence Holders

The Garda Carriage Office has received a number of reports from SPSV licence holders who believe they have been victims of attempted scam calls over the past number of days. The licence holders receive calls on their mobile phones and when answered a voice recording plays the following message: “This is the Garda Carriage Office....

It’s ‘Destination Inclusion’ as NTA Sponsors Dublin Pride 2021

The Transport for Ireland (TFI) network of public transport services is pleased to be sponsors of Dublin LGBTQ+ Pride 2021. TFI is the single public transport brand established by the NTA to promote and integrate public transport services in Ireland. The TFI public transport operators have individually been supporting Pride over the last number of...

Minister for Transport, Eamon Ryan, advises of changes to the horizontal supports available to the SPSV industry

Last evening Minister Eamon Ryan wrote to the Advisory Committee on SPSVs (the ‘Committee’) advising of changes to the horizontal supports available to the SPSV industry. In his correspondence Minister Ryan confirmed that following his recent engagement with both the Committee and NTA, he and the Department of Transport have been reflecting on possible additional,...

Minister for Health extends the period of effect of the COVID-19 Face Coverings Regulations

The Minister for Health has made further Regulations extending the period of effect of the Health Act 1947 (Section 31A – Temporary Restrictions) (Covid-19) (Face Coverings in Small Public Service Vehicles and Certain Premises) Regulations 2020 (S.I. No. 569 of 2020). These Regulations shall now remain in effect until the 9th day of November 2021....

Public transport returning to normal service this weekend with restricted capacity

Public transport returning to normal service this weekend, but 50% capacity constraint remains in place 4th June 2021 – With some good weather expected this bank holiday weekend, a lot of people are looking forward to getting out and about with family and friends. The National Transport Authority (NTA) would like to remind customers on...

Wheelchair Accessible Grant Scheme 2021 Update

The Terms and Conditions associated with the Wheelchair Accessible Vehicle Grant Scheme 2021 (WAV21) have been updated. These updated Terms and Conditions will apply to all new applicants and to all existing applicants who have not yet completed the Grant process, that is to say those existing applicants who have not yet completed their suitability...

IOS Leap Reaches One Million in Mobile Top-Ups

The National transport Authority (NTA) has confirmed over the weekend that the Leap Top-Up App for iPhone has exceeded €1m in top-ups since its inception less than a month ago. Since going live on the App Store on April 27th, over 80,000 customers have downloaded and used the app, with over 70,000 of those having...

The May edition of the SPSV Industry Update (Issue 52) is now available.

Click below to view the May edition of the SPSV Industry Update.