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NTA Coach Park

The National Transport Authority has developed a coach park in Dublin Docklands for the off-street layover of coaches, click here to download the flyer with all of the details. [more]

Kilkenny Bus Routes Officially Launch

The National Transport Authority (NTA) and Kilkenny County Council (KCC) have formally launched the KK1 and KK2 bus routes today in Kilkenny city centre. The two routes, operated by City Direct and fully funded by the NTA, have seen a volume of nearly 10,000 passengers since the service first began on 18 December 2019, and… [more]

Go-Ahead Ireland to Commence Operation of Further Commuter Bus Services

From Sunday 19th January 2020, Go-Ahead Ireland will commence operation of a number of Dublin Commuter routes currently operated by Bus Éireann. The new family of 120 routes – 120, a, b, c, d, e, f and x – serving communities in places such as Tullamore, Edenderry, Enfield, Newbridge, Milltown, Kilmeague, Robertstown, Prosperous, Clane, Straffan… [more]

Massive Jump in Passenger Journey Numbers as Commuters Flock to Public Transport

  24m more passengers use sustainable transport in 2019 290 million passenger journeys were provided by Dublin Bus, Bus Éireann, Iarnród Éireann, Luas and Go-Ahead Ireland on ‘Transport for Ireland’ Public Service Obligation (PSO) services in 2019. That’s an increase of almost 24m, or 9% compared to 2018. The preliminary full-year figures for each of… [more]

New Pedestrian & Cyclist Twin Bridge opens on Dublin’s North Wall Quay

Friday, 20th December, 2019 at 11 a.m. The Lord Mayor of Dublin, Paul Mc Auliffe, will officially open a new pedestrian and cyclist bridge over the Royal Canal on North Wall Quay in Dublin’s Docklands at a ceremony today.  This eagerly awaited bridge will improve the experience of pedestrians and cyclists using the Liffey Campshires. The bridge… [more]

New Kilkenny City Bus Services to Commence on 18 December

The National Transport Authority (NTA) has announced that two new urban-style bus routes will begin serving the city on Wednesday, 18 December. Routes KK1 and KK2 will be operated by City Direct, as part of the Transport for Ireland public transport network. The two-route city network consisting of 64 stops is fully funded by the… [more]

NTA Announces Improved Services on PSO Bus Routes from Sunday

  24-hour services in Dublin among the changes Commuters in parts of Dublin and Galway will see significant improvements on some of their busiest bus routes from Sunday, NTA has announced. These Public Service Obligation (PSO) services are operated for NTA as part of the Transport for Ireland public transport network. In Dublin, both the… [more]

SPSV Newsletter – Issue 46

The November edition of the SPSV Newsletter (Issue 46) is now available. [more]

New Swords to Ashbourne Bus Route Commences Today

  A new bus route linking Swords to Ashbourne commences service today, Sunday November 24th. The new Route 197 will be operated for the National Transport Authority by Go-Ahead Ireland as part of the Transport for Ireland (TFI) subsidised public transport network. The 197 will operate 17 daily return services on Monday to Saturday and… [more]

Public Transport on the Way to Becoming ‘JAM Card-friendly’

The National Transport Authority today announced the introduction of the JAM Card on all public transportation platforms. The JAM Card is a social innovation from NOW Group, an organisation based in Belfast, which allows people with a learning disability or a communication barrier to indicate easily and discreetly that they might need ‘Just A Minute’… [more]