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Bus Passenger Numbers return to pre-pandemic levels- NTA

Bus Passenger Numbers return to Pre-Pandemic Levels- NTA Latest figures puts public transport passenger recovery at 98% of pre-Covid levels Passenger numbers on Ireland’s subsidised public transport network have largely recovered to pre-pandemic levels according to preliminary figures for 2022 published by the National Transport Authority (NTA) today. Over 249 million passenger journeys were provided...

TFI Local Link Wexford launches new service connecting Wexford Town and Enniscorthy

TFI Local Link Wexford is delighted to announce a new bus service connecting Wexford Town and Enniscorthy, which will begin operating from Monday 13th February 2023. This new route is part of the Connecting Ireland Rural Mobility Plan which is a major national public transport initiative developed and funded by the National Transport Authority (NTA)...

Minister Ryan joins NTA as €290m is made available for walking and cycling infrastructure this year

Minister Ryan joins NTA as €290m is made available for walking and cycling infrastructure this year The Minister for Transport Eamon Ryan TD today confirmed that the National Transport Authority (NTA) has allocated funds to Ireland’s local authorities with a view to spending €290m on walking and cycling infrastructure in 2023. This substantial investment will...

Wheelchair Accessible Vehicle Grant Scheme 2023 – oversubscribed

NTA have had a remarkable response since the WAV23 Scheme opened on January 1. As a result, all allocated funding has now been provisionally offered. New applications are being placed on a waitlist. Should more funding become available, we will contact the parties on the waitlist in chronological order of receipt of valid application. We...

Later Opening Hours will require Re-Examination of Public Transport Timetables – NTA

Later Opening Hours will require Re-Examination of Public Transport Timetables – NTA Opening Statement of Anne Graham CEO of National Transport Authority to Oireachtas Joint Committee on Justice Re: Sale of Alcohol Bill 2022 Chairperson & members, thank you for the invitation to attend the committee. The National Transport Authority (NTA) would like to bring...

TFI Leap Card users can bring a +1 for free this February Holiday weekend

Leap + 1 , a unique promotion for Transport for Ireland (TFI) Leap Card users Offer applies to travel on Transport for Ireland services when using your TFI Leap Card on Saturday 4th, Sunday 5th and Monday 6th of February The National Transport Authority (NTA) is delighted to launch a unique promotion for Transport for...

GDA Transport Strategy provides framework for further investment in services and infrastructure

GDA Transport Strategy provides framework for further investment in services and infrastructure Provision of more public transport services will encourage further growth of people using sustainable and active travel across the region A substantial increase in the numbers of people using sustainable and active travel is among the primary objectives of the Greater Dublin Area...

Minister Ryan launches Ireland’s first all-electric town bus service in Athlone

Athlone project represents €10 million investment in the first completed project of the Government’s Pathfinder Programme Funded by the Department of Transport through the NTA’s public transport investment programme and operated by Bus Éireann the new Athlone town service is the first all-electric bus service in the country Project includes investment in 11 new buses,...

TFI Local Link Louth Meath Fingal Launches New Service Route 188

TFI Local Link Louth Meath Fingal is delighted to announce that from the 16th of January 2023, Route 188 will provide new services between Athboy, Navan and Drogheda. Route 188 will run eight times per day, seven days a week including bank holidays. The service will create a new connection to Kentstown and Duleek as...