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The August edition of the SPSV Industry Update (Issue 57) is now available.

Click below to view the May edition of the SPSV Industry Update.

SPSV Fines for the Non-Compliant and SPSV Driver Licence Validity Period

The Public Consultation on the proposed increase to SPSV Fines for the Non-Compliant – Focus on Safety, Consumer Protection and Services for Users with a Disability and SPSV Driver Licence Validity Period commenced today. This consultation focuses on consumer safety and protection, along with the proposal to introduce a new Fixed Penalty (fine) for discrimination...

Bus Éireann and the NTA Announce the Extension of the TFI Travel Assistance Scheme to Cork

The Transport for Ireland (TFI) Travel Assistance Scheme helps people with disabilities and who have additional needs to use public transport on their own, with an assistant available to accompany them as they travel and to help plan their journey The TFI Travel Assistance Scheme has operated in Dublin since 2008 and is being extended...

Bus Éireann Announced as Prefered Bidder for Routes 101 and 133

Bus commuters along the east coast will see significant service improvements early next year with new schedules and timetables to be introduced on the 101 and 133 routes. Operation of the two routes was put out to tender by the National Transport Authority (NTA) last year, and the Authority has announced that the preferred bidder...

Taximeter Program Approval: Digitax Programs Approved

The Taximeter Program Update list below shows which taximeters can now be programmed with the 2022 fare in advance of the commencement of the National Maximum Fare Order on 1st September. Pre-programming the taximeter ensures a seamless transition to the new Fare without any loss of trade for operators. This list will be frequently updated as more...

Taximeter Program Approval: Aquila and Semitron

The Taximeter Program Update list below shows which taximeters can now be programmed with the 2022 fare in advance of the commencement of the National Maximum Fare Order on 1st September. Pre-programming the taximeter ensures a seamless transition to the new Fare without any loss of trade for operators. This list will be frequently updated...

Taximeter Program Approval: Alberen M12

The Taximeter Program Update list below shows which taximeters can now be programmed with the 2022 fare in advance of the commencement of the National Maximum Fare Order on 1st September. Pre-programming the taximeter ensures a seamless transition to the new Fare without any loss of trade for operators. This list will be frequently updated...

Re-opening of eSPSV22 – Electric SPSV Grant Scheme 2022 now open

Re-opening of eSPSV22 – Electric SPSV Grant Scheme 2022 now open eSPSV22 was paused for applications in April following the huge interest in the scheme and provisional grant offers being issued for over €15 million. This was to allow operators with grant offers the time to finalise their car purchase and draw down funding. The...

Taximeter Program Approval: Cygnus, Hale, ATA and ATA Gleike

The Taximeter Program Update list below shows which taximeters can now be programmed with the 2022 fare in advance of the commencement of the National Maximum Fare Order on 1st September. Pre-programming the taximeter ensures a seamless transition to the new Fare without any loss of trade for operators. This list will be frequently updated...