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NTA COMMENCES PROCUREMENT PROCESS FOR 600 HYBRID BUSES

  New buses will be capable of zero-tailpipe-emissions operation, which is good news from an air quality point of view NTA has commenced the procurement process for up to 600 double-deck hybrid buses, as a key element of the BusConnects programme. NTA intends to enter into a Single Supplier Framework Agreement for the buses. This… [more]


TAIRISCINTÍ Á LORG AG AN NTA LE hAGHAIDH 600 BUS HIBRIDEACH

  Beifear ag súil go gcomhlíonfaidh busanna nua diancheanglais ‘feithicil ghlan’ Threoir athbhreithnithe AE maidir le Feithiclí Glana atá le teacht Tá próiseas tairisceana tionscanta ag an NTA le haghaidh suas le 600 bus hibrideach dhá urlár, mar ghné lárnach den chlár BusConnects. Tá sé ar intinn ag an NTA Creat-chomhaontú Soláthróra Aonair a dhéanamh… [more]


‘Kids Go Free’ from Monday 1 July – Sunday 28 July with Valid Child Leap Card

  Kids Go Free campaign to facilitate over 1 million trips from Monday 1st July  – Sunday 28th July. Following the success of previous campaigns this year’s Kids Go Free promotion has been extended from two to four weeks, during July, to facilitate over a million free child trips. The announcement was made today by… [more]


NTA CYCLE SPEND INCREASES SUBSTANTIALLY

  The National Transport Authority (NTA) spent more than €21.6m on the provision for walking/ cycling infrastructure in 2018. This compares to €11.52m the previous year. The figures are contained in a report published by the NTA today on their Sustainable Transport Measure Grants scheme.  The report was published to coincide with the Velo City… [more]


NTA Publishes Bus Bye-laws

  NTA has today published the National Transport Authority (Public Passenger Transport Services) Bye-laws 2019. The bye-laws are published in accordance with Section 56A of the Dublin Transport Authority Act 2008 and shall come into operation on 1 July 2019. These bye-laws apply to all public bus services or ancillary public passenger transport services secured… [more]


Brittany Ferries Cancellation of Sailings Cork to Roscoff

Update 29th May 2019 KNOW YOUR RIGHTS IF AFFECTED BY BRITTANY FERRIES CANCELLATION OF SAILINGS ON THE PONT AVEN FROM CORK – ROSCOFF – CORK AND SAILINGS ON THE CONNEMARA FROM CORK – SANTANDER – CORK The National Transport Authority as the designated enforcement body for the purposes of Regulation (EU) No. 1177/2010 of the… [more]


Tender process begins for the largest and greenest fleet order in Irish public transport history

The process to order the largest and greenest fleet in Irish public transport history gets underway today as Iarnród Éireann, supported by the National Transport Authority (NTA), seeks expressions of interest from global train manufacturers for up to 600 electric / battery-electric powered carriages over a 10-year timescale. DART Expansion, a €2 billion investment under… [more]


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]