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NTA Statement on Moving to Level 5 of Living with COVID

Under Level 5 of the Plan for Living with Covid-19, from Thursday morning public transport will operate at 25% capacity, primarily for the purposes of allowing those providing essential services to get to work. We expect that the overall national restrictions that will be in place under Level 5 will lead to a fall in...

Public Consultation on Small Public Service Vehicle (Emergency Measure COVID-19) Draft Regulations 2020

Submissions can now be made on the below Public Consultations.   SPSV Licensing Fees Small Public Service Vehicle (Emergency Measure Covid-19) (Fees) Draft Regulation 2020 by clicking here.   Maximum Permissible Age Small Public Service Vehicle (Emergency Measure COVID-19) (2) Draft Regulation 2020 by clicking here.    

Awards galore at the first virtual Campus Awards!

Watch the recording of the awards ceremony. This afternoon students from third level colleges around the country were awarded for running events, developing and designing marketing and engineering projects and creating videos, animations, radio ads and graphics for the National Transport Authority’s Smarter Travel Campus Awards 2020. The entries produced by students, promote ‘smarter’ modes...

Winners of Bike Week & European Mobility Week Competitions Announced

Winners of the 2020 Bike Week Photo Competition 2020 The winners of the 2020 Bike week photo competition, each winning a Smarter Travel goodie pack are: Peter O’Farrell, TU Dublin Valerie Stundon , Limerick City and County Council Conor O’Donovan, NTA Ruth McCarthy, UCC Sabrina Marques, SEAM Research Centre Deirdre Hussey, Cook Medical Liam Sheridan,...

Taxi Statistics Bulletin 2019

Taxi Statistics Bulletin 2019   Taxi Statistics Infographic 2019    

New Dublin Area Bus Network now published

The bus network plan is bus services only and a separate 3rd round of public consultation for the Core Bus Corridor (bus lanes and cycle lanes/tracks) will take place later this year. Overall new network will enable more people to travel, to more places, more often Thursday 24th September 2020 – Following three rounds of...

SPSV Telephone Survey

A confidential telephone survey of SPSV drivers nationwide will be commenced in the coming days. This survey will aim to establish how services have changed as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic and will cover areas such as current demand, operational expenses and insurance, together with other topical items for the industry.   The survey...

Sustainable Transport the Big Winner in Limerick/Shannon Strategy

Last updated: 21/09/2020 Public transport, walking and cycling are set to be the big winners in the Limerick Shannon Metropolitan Area Transport Strategy (LSMATS), the draft of which was published today by the National Transport Authority (NTA), in collaboration with Limerick City and County Council, Clare County Council and Transport Infrastructure Ireland. Public consultation on...

Radical new DART+ Plan for Dublin Launched

Transformative DART+ Programme to bring sustainable, more frequent, higher capacity services to all GDA rail corridors  DART+ West to extend DART to Maynooth and M3 Parkway, and treble capacity of lines Minister for Climate Action, Communication Networks and Transport Eamon Ryan TD, together with Iarnród Éireann and the National Transport Authority, today (26th August) launched the...