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Engineers Appointed for Cork Luas Project

  Transport Infrastructure Ireland (TII) and the National Transport Authority (NTA) are pleased to announce that Jacobs Engineering Ireland has been awarded the contract to undertake a route options analysis and develop initial designs for the proposed Luas Light Rail Transit (LRT) from Ballincollig to Mahon Point in Cork. This proposed Luas scheme will provide… [more]

Royal Canal Premium Cycle Route Phase 2 Opening

The NTA and Dublin City Council were delighted to announce the official opening of the next phase of the Royal Canal Premium Cycle Route on Friday 31st July. Phase 2 of the route is 0.75km in length and runs from Sheriff St Upper to North Strand Road. When complete the entire route will be over… [more]

New transport data feed for app developers now online

  App developers with special interest in real-time public transport information should note that the National Transport Authority (NTA) plans to replace its RTPI REST API with a new GTFS Real-Time API by the end of September. In line with the NTA’s commitment to providing open data, a new GTFS Real-time (GTFS-R) API has been… [more]

Luas is Growing: Luas Finglas Public Consultation launched and new 55m tram now in service

  At Luas Broombridge Depot today, Eamon Ryan T.D., Minister for Climate Action, Communications Networks and Transport announced the launch of a Public Consultation for Luas Finglas and welcomed the first of eight new Luas 55m trams into service. These larger trams will increase Luas capacity on some of the busiest sections of the network…. [more]

Bike Life 2019 Dublin Metropolitan Area

Cycling in the Dublin Metropolitan Area takes up to 60,000 cars off the road every day, according to new research in the ‘Bike Life’ report published today in partnership with Sustrans and the National Transport Authority. The report was launched in Dublin today by Minister for Transport Eamon Ryan and Minister of State Hildegarde Naughton…. [more]

Minister Signs Regulation Making Face Coverings on Public Transport a Legal Requirement

The Regulation around the enforcement of the requirement to wear a face covering on public transport has been signed by Minister for Health Stephen Donnelly. This means that the requirement for public transport passengers to wear a face covering has full legal effect from Monday 13th July. NTA CEO Anne Graham said: “The clear and consistent… [more]

Passengers respond positively to face covering requirement with 90% compliance on some services

  Public transport customers are responding positively to the requirement to wear face coverings, with up to 90% compliance on some services. Last week the Government announced that as part of Phase Three of the Roadmap for Reopening Society and Business, and with demand growing steadily, capacity on buses, trains, and trams was to increase… [more]

COVID-19 Service Information Update

Last updated: 15:13 PM on 31/07/20   The Regulation requiring public transport passengers to wear a face covering has been signed by Minister for Health Stephen Donnelly and took full legal effect on Monday 13th July. Authorised staff, including drivers and ticket inspectors may refuse entry to a person who is not wearing a face… [more]

Face coverings to be compulsory on Public Transport as capacity increases

  In line with the beginning of phase three of the Government’s Roadmap for Reopening Society and Business, and with growing demand for our services, capacity on public transport will be increased from tomorrow (Monday 29th). Up to this, as a result of social distancing restrictions, capacity on public transport has been limited to about… [more]

Face Coverings to be compulsory on Public Transport

Last updated: 4:55 PM on 28/06/20 On Monday June 29th, Ireland will enter Phase 3 of the Government’s roadmap for reopening society and business. In line with Government guidance, wearing a face covering is mandatory on public transport from Monday 29th June. Doing so will increase protection for other passengers and our staff across the… [more]