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Taxi Accessibility Survey – Extended to 31/08/2021

NTA’s aim is to improve Small Public Service Vehicle (SPSV – Taxi, Hackney and limousine) services for all but particularly for people with disabilities who are using or might use this door to door transport service.  Our Accessibility Survey opened on 2 July 2021 asking for experiences, opinions and advice on the demand for and...

TFI Customer Bank Holiday Weekend Notice

With the coming bank holiday weekend, the National Transport Authority (NTA) would like to remind customers that buses, trains and trams across the Transport for Ireland (TFI) network continue to operate at 75% capacity. Transport operators will be taking all steps to ensure that every available vehicle is in service carrying customers, but with some...

Notice on bus services between Dublin and Galway

The Bus Éireann Route 20/X20 between Galway and Dublin is to be discontinued as and from Thursday July 29th. This follows on from the announcement made by the company on 28th September 2020 on its plans to rationalise some of its non-subsidised commercial services. However the NTA has granted a licence for Route 706/ 706X, a...

Public Consultation on Draft Small Public Service Vehicle (Emergency Measure COVID-19) (Maximum Permissible Age) Regulations 2021

Submissions can be made on the Public Consultation on the Draft Small Public Service Vehicle (Emergency Measure COVID-19) (Maximum Permissible Age) Regulations 2021 by clicking here.

NTA Signs Framework Agreement for up to 200 Fully Electric Buses

The National Transport Authority (NTA) and Alexander Dennis Limited (ADL) have today signed a framework agreement for the delivery of up to 200 zero emission battery-electric buses. An initial order for 45 buses commencing delivery in 2022 was also agreed. The framework agreement will run for up to five years and covers the delivery of...

Approved – Small Public Service Vehicle COVID -19 Emergency Measures 2021

Today, following public consultation, the NTA Board approved the signing of two sets of emergency regulations, as below. Both amendments were made as exceptional provisions and emergency measures resultant from the COVID-19 pandemic, noting that public transport, specifically including small public service vehicles, is deemed by Government an essential service.   Small Public Service Vehicle...

TFI CUSTOMER NOTICE: Passenger Capacity on Public Transport to Increase to 75%

As Covid-19 restrictions on public transport are gradually eased, from Monday 19th July the capacity on our buses trams and trains will increase from 50% to 75%. This means that a bus that pre-Covid could carry say 80 people seated and standing, and which has been carrying 40 this week, will now be able to accommodate...

NTA and Bus Éireann unveil Hydrogen Buses for initial use on Commuter Route 105

The National Transport Authority (NTA) in conjunction with Bus Éireann has today unveiled three new hydrogen-fuel-cell-electric double-deck buses that will initially be used on commuter services in the Greater Dublin Area. The three vehicles were recently purchased by the NTA and will go into service next week on Bus Éireann’s route 105X, which runs between...

Launch of SPSV Accessibility Survey

NTA is committed to the provision of high quality, accessible, sustainable transport connecting people across Ireland. In furtherance of this aim NTA has engaged Behaviour & Attitudes, an independent market research company based in Dublin, to conduct this survey with the aim of getting information on the demand, delivery and accessibility levels of small public...