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Useful Information for the SPSV Industry regarding Fees

To assist the SPSV industry as it endeavours to withstand the ongoing challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic, the Minister for Transport announced a waiver of ‘standard’ vehicle licence renewal fees during 2021, in his budget speech last October. NTA commenced a public consultation immediately afterwards to enact the emergency regulation needed to give effect...

Wheelchair Accessible Vehicle Grant Scheme 2021

NTA is pleased to announce that we will be running the Wheelchair Accessible Vehicle Grant Scheme again this year to support the wider availability of Wheelchair Accessible Vehicles (WAVs) in Ireland’s small public service vehicle fleet. The WAV21 – Wheelchair Accessible Vehicle Grant Scheme offers financial aid of up to €7,500 nationwide for the purchase...

NTA Publishes Details of Costs Relating to BusConnects Dublin

NTA has today published details of expenditure on BusConnects Dublin since 2018. BusConnects Dublin is a major programme of investment, the aim of which is to transform the overall bus system in Dublin, and to that end, €2,000 million has been allocated under the National Development Plan for the implementation of the plans. The programme...

NTA Allocates €240m to Councils for Walking and Cycling Infrastructure

468 sustainable transport projects will provide high quality facilities for cyclists and walkers across the country. The National Transport Authority has today announced a total of €240m to support sustainable transport projects across the country. This year’s allocations have increased by just over €130m as compared to last year’s and will support the addition of...

SPSV Industry & Consumer Surveys

A confidential telephone survey of SPSV drivers nationwide and an online survey of consumers was carried out in September/October 2020. These surveys aimed to establish how services have changed as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic and covered areas such as demand, operational expenses and insurance, together with other topical items for the industry. The...

Launch of Electric SPSV Grant Scheme 2021

In his 2021 Budget, and in recognition of the important role played by small public service vehicles (SPSV) in making public transport more sustainable, Minister Ryan committed €15m to assisting the SPSV industry in transitioning to fully electric and zero-emission capable wheelchair accessible vehicles. The means by which this money is being made available to...

COVID-19: Useful links for the SPSV Industry

Taoiseach Micheál Martin this week announced that the current Level 5 restrictions will continue until 5th March 2020. Further information regarding these Level 5 restrictions can be found here, whilst details of all those services deemed ‘essential’, can be found here. Information regard the Pandemic Unemployment Payment (PUP) and other financial supports available to the...

Tax Compliance Notifications Error

SPSV licence holders may disregard any tax compliance status notifications issued on Monday morning, 25th January 2021. Revenue has today confirmed that the large number of email notifications which issued to SPSV licence holders on Monday morning, as a result of a minor glitch with their I.T. system, can be ignored.   However as it...