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COMMERCIAL BUS PASSENGER NUMBERS CONTINUE TO RISE

Passenger numbers on commercial bus services in Ireland increased to 25.78m in 2017. That’s up from 20.10m in 2013 and 25.25m in 2016. The figures are released today by the NTA in their Statistical Bulletin: 03 / 2018: Commercial Bus Services in Ireland. There has been significant and sustained growth in the commercial bus services… [more]


‘Páistí in Aisce’ ar sheirbhísí LocalLink go dtí an 30 Iúil

Féadfaidh le páistí agus le daoine óga uile faoi bhun 19 mbliana d’aois taisteal in aisce ar cheann ar bith den bhreis agus 1,000 seirbhís Local Link a chuirtear ar fáil go náisiúnta go dtí an 30 Iúil. Spreagann an promóisean ‘Páistí in Aisce’ idir theaghlaigh, pháistí agus déagóirí chun úsáid a bhaint as seirbhísí… [more]


HAVE YOUR SAY ON BUS NETWORK PROPOSALS

As the public consultation process on the Dublin Area Bus Network Redesign proposals gets under way today, members of the public are being encouraged to engage with the process by completing the consultation survey now available online. Last month NTA published our network redesign proposals which we believe will deliver a better bus system for… [more]


IRISH FERRIES CANCELLATIONS OF THE W B YEATS SAILINGS 12 JULY 2018 TO 17 SEPTEMBER 2018 – KNOW YOUR RIGHTS IF AFFECTED

The National Transport Authority as the designated enforcement body for the purposes of Regulation (EU) No. 1177/2010 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 24 November 2010 concerning the rights of passengers when traveling by sea and inland waterways and amending regulation (EC) No. 2006/2004 (the “Regulation”) is advising passengers that may be… [more]


IRISH FERRIES CANCELLATIONS OF THE ULYSSES SAILINGS – KNOW YOUR RIGHTS IF AFFECTED

The National Transport Authority was disappointed to be informed on Monday by Irish Ferries that it is expected that the Ulysses vessel will be out of service for a further period of one to two weeks, it having already been out of service since 28 June 2018.    Impacted passengers should consider their rights under… [more]


Revised bus network will see overall service levels increase by over a quarter

National Transport Authority (NTA) has published its Dublin Area Bus Network Redesign Public Consultation report www.busconnects.ie. The report has been prepared by Jarrett Walker & Associates, a US based firm which specialises in designing metropolitan public transport systems. The report makes far-reaching proposals that will bring about improved services for bus passengers in the Dublin metropolitan… [more]


Kids go free with Child Leap Card from 2nd -15th July

What services are included in Kids Go Free? Child Leap Card holders can travel free on any of the following TFI Leap Card enabled services from Monday 2nd until Sunday 15th July (inclusive): All Dublin Bus scheduled services (excluding Airlink and Nitelink) All Luas services All DART services All Commuter Rail services in Dublin’s “Short Hop Zone”… [more]


Transport for Ireland and Immigrant Council of Ireland invite commuters to take part in campaign to combat racism

Transport for Ireland and the Immigrant Council of Ireland are today inviting commuters to show their support for this year’s anti-racism campaign, and take a stand against racism on public transport. The two bodies have run an advertising campaign every year since 2013 as a key part of an overall effort to tackle racism on… [more]


Irish Ferries

The National Transport Authority is extremely disappointed with the announcement yesterday by Irish Ferries of further cancellations to their WB Yeats sailings from the 30th July to 17th September 2018, which will impact approximately 19,000 passengers in addition to the 10,000 passengers already affected by its earlier announcement in April of its intention to cancel… [more]


NTA sets out proposals to improve bus journey times for passengers in Dublin

The National Transport Authority has today published the Core Bus Corridors Project report. This discussion document sets out draft proposals to vastly improve bus journey times and cycling priority along an increasing number of congested corridors in the Dublin region. The project is part of the NTA’s €2bn BusConnects Dublin programme to transform the city’s… [more]