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NUMBERS CHOOSING PUBLIC TRANSPORT WILL GROW SIGNIFICANTLY IN CORK

  The National Transport Authority publishes draft Cork Metropolitan Area Transport Strategy (CMATS) and launches public consultation. The numbers of journeys undertaken by people using public transport in Cork will grow significantly between 2011 and 2040 under the Cork Transport Strategy. New stations and enhanced train services will see 20% of people and 30% of… [more]


NTA Launches Campaign to Encourage Respect for Taxi Drivers

  12th May 2019 – The National Transport Authority (NTA) has today (Sunday) launched its ‘Taxi Driver Respect’ campaign to encourage customers to respect their taxi drivers. The six-week national advertising campaign is going live today (Sunday) across digital and social media platforms and in the coming weeks on bus shelters, on-board public transport and… [more]


County Limerick and North Cork Transport Group sign agreement with the National Transport Authority for Transport Coordination Unit functions in Limerick and Clare

The County Limerick and North Cork Transport Group and the National Transport Authority (NTA) have signed the funding agreement relating to the operation of Transport Coordination Unit (TCU) functions covering the Limerick and Clare areas. Now known as Local Link Limerick Clare, the voluntary, not-for-profit, community organisation was last month selected as preferred bidder under… [more]


MORE PEOPLE THAN EVER USING PUBLIC TRANSPORT TO GET INTO DUBLIN CITY

  Car commuting continues to decline The number of people travelling into Dublin’s city centre using bus, train or Luas in the morning peak has reached record levels, according to figures being published today by Dublin City Council and the National Transport Authority. The figures are included in the Canal Cordon Report, 2018 on mode… [more]


NTA ADDRESSING GAPS ARISING FROM PARTIAL WITHDRAWAL OF SERVICES ON BUS ROUTE 735

No legislative powers to refuse application to withdraw services The National Transport Authority is putting in place measures that will address gaps in service arising from the decision by Kenneally’s Bus Service Ltd. T/A JJ Kavanagh & Sons to withdraw service from a number of intermediate locations along bus route 735 from April 16th. It… [more]


NTA appoint Contractor for Mobile Ticketing System

The National Transport Authority has announced that the contract to supply and maintain a mobile ticketing solution for public transport has been awarded to Cubic Transportation Systems Ltd. The contract will provide a number of key services required to operate and administer the system. Cubic will be responsible for providing a mobile phone application that will enable… [more]


Students get on board with Smarter Travel and win awards!

  Students from third level colleges around the country were awarded in the Light House Cinema for running events, developing and designing projects and creating videos, animations, radio ads and graphics for the National Transport Authority’s Smarter Travel Campus Awards 2019. The entries produced by students, promote ‘smarter’ modes of transport; particularly walking, cycling, public… [more]


NTA AND DCC PUBLISH LIFFEY CYCLE PLAN

  The National Transport Authority and Dublin City Council have today published the Recommended Option for the Liffey Cycle Route Project. The proposal was presented to Councillors at a special meeting of Dublin City Council Transport SPC in City Hall today. The Liffey Cycle Route aims to provide a safe, continuous and segregated 5km long-cycle… [more]


Details of MetroLink Preferred Route Announced

  National Transport Authority (NTA) and Transport Infrastructure Ireland (TII) are announcing details of the Preferred Route for MetroLink, the metro service that will run from Estuary north of Swords to Dublin’s south city, serving Dublin Airport and the city centre. This follows on from the publication last year of the Emerging Preferred Route which… [more]


Three further bus routes in Dublin switching to Go-Ahead Ireland

Improved bus services bring better integration with Dart Three more bus routes are to switch from Dublin Bus to Go-Ahead Ireland from Sunday 24 March in a move that will see improved services, across the Transport for Ireland bus network in the capital. This marks the final phase of the changeover of routes in the… [more]