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NO REDUCTION IN LOCAL LINK BUS SERVICES IN CLARE

The NTA would like to reassure Local Link customers in Clare that there will be no reduction or change in existing transport services provided by Clare Accessible Transport (CAT) arising from the decision by the NTA to award a contract for Transport Coordination Unit (TCU) services to Local Link Limerick. NTA last week met with…

MORE PEOPLE THAN EVER USING PUBLIC TRANSPORT TO GET INTO DUBLIN CITY

  Car commuting continues to decline The number of people travelling into Dublin’s city centre using bus, train or Luas in the morning peak has reached record levels, according to figures being published today by Dublin City Council and the National Transport Authority. The figures are included in the Canal Cordon Report, 2018 on mode…

NTA ADDRESSING GAPS ARISING FROM PARTIAL WITHDRAWAL OF SERVICES ON BUS ROUTE 735

No legislative powers to refuse application to withdraw services The National Transport Authority is putting in place measures that will address gaps in service arising from the decision by Kenneally’s Bus Service Ltd. T/A JJ Kavanagh & Sons to withdraw service from a number of intermediate locations along bus route 735 from April 16th. It…

NTA appoint Contractor for Mobile Ticketing System

The National Transport Authority has announced that the contract to supply and maintain a mobile ticketing solution for public transport has been awarded to Cubic Transportation Systems Ltd. The contract will provide a number of key services required to operate and administer the system. Cubic will be responsible for providing a mobile phone application that will enable…

Clarification on Taxi Driver Investigation

Licensing of taxi drivers falls under the remit of An Garda Síochána rather than the National Transport Authority “Operation Vantage” is an operation which has been running for a number of years and is not related solely to taxis, being a wider immigration enquiry, although yesterday’s operation was focussed on Small Public Service Vehicle (SPSV)…

Nine Further Bus Routes in Dublin Switching to Go-Ahead Ireland

Improved bus services bring better integration with Dart Nine more bus routes are to switch from Dublin Bus to Go-Ahead Ireland from Sunday 20 January in a move that will see improved services, across the Transport for Ireland bus network in the capital. From Sunday, routes 17, 104, 114, 161, 220, 236, 238, 239 and…

Further Growth in Passenger Journey Numbers on ‘Transport For Ireland’ Subsidised Services

16 million more passengers use public transport in 2018 266,000,000 passenger journeys were provided by Dublin Bus, Bus Éireann, Iarnród Éireann, Luas and Go-Ahead Ireland on ‘Transport For Ireland’ Public Service Obligation (PSO) services in 2018. That’s an increase of almost 16 million, or 6.28% compared to 2017. The preliminary full-year figures for each of…

BusConnects Corridor Plans Will Reduce Journey Times For Commuters

CEO of The National Transport Authority, Anne Graham speaking at the Joint Oireachtas Committee on Transport, Tourism, discussing National Transport Authority plans to create Dublin Core Bus Corridors. Thank you for the invitation to attend. I am joined by my colleague Hugh Creegan, Deputy CEO of the NTA. I understand that the Committee wishes to…

Low Emission Bus Trial

The National Transport Authority, in partnership with The Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport, Dublin Bus and Bus Éireann, recently launched the Low Emission Bus Trial, to test a range of technologies and fuels under real-driving conditions on selected Dublin and Cork routes. Supported by the Green Public Transport Fund, full electric, hybrid-electric, hydrogen and…