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NTA Launches Public Consultation on Phase One of The Core Bus Corridors Project

The National Transport Authority (NTA) has today unveiled details of phase one of the BusConnects Core Bus Corridors project with the publication of the Emerging Preferred routes for four of the sixteen previously announced routes. Routes in phase one of the project include Clongriffin to the city centre; Swords to the city centre; Blanchardstown to… [more]

Public Transport Gets 93% Customer Satisfaction Rating

More than nine in ten passengers are satisfied with public transport services, according to research undertaken on behalf of the National Transport Authority by Kantar MillwardBrown. NTA Customer Satisfaction Report TFI Customer Satisfaction Research Infographic A total sample of 2,545 customers were interviewed from the 24th May to 30th June 2018. This included Dublin Bus,… [more]

Substantial Increase in Bus Services in Dublin as Three Routes switch to New Operator

Three more bus routes are to switch from Dublin Bus to Go-Ahead Ireland from Sunday October 21st, in a move that will see improved services, not just on these routes, but in other parts of the network too. Passengers on these routes will see immediate improvements in frequency and service levels from Sunday, and on… [more]

NTA Executive Officer and Higher Executive Officer Vacancies

The National Transport Authority, based in Harcourt Lane in Dublin 2, are seeking suitable individuals to establish the following panels: Executive Officer Higher Executive Officer For additional information on these positions and for detailed instructions on how to apply, please download and read the relevant competition booklet by clicking on the links above. The National… [more]

Moves to Simplification Continues in NTA Fares Determination for 2019

No changes to daily and weekly Leap Card fare caps The process of the simplification of public transport fares in the Dublin area continues with 2019 fares for Bus, Luas, Dart and commuter rail taking a step towards a flat fare as envisaged in NTA’s BusConnects proposals. Simplifying fares and fare payment has been part… [more]

Route Switchover Signals Substantial Increase in Bus Services in Dublin

Pictured above: NTA CEO Anne Graham and James Caffrey, Head of Finance at Go-Ahead Ireland. New livery, new operator for bus routes 45a, 59, 63 and 75 Four bus routes are to switch from Dublin Bus to Go-Ahead Ireland from Sunday October 7, in a move that will see improved services, not just on these… [more]


NTA is proposing that Dublin Bus should retain service levels at 2019 levels at least, and that there should be no further tendering processes which would reduce service levels by the company. The proposal is contained in documents published today for public consultation by the Authority on the award of direct contracts for Dublin Bus… [more]

Project EDWARD

A DAY WITHOUT FATALITIES ON EUROPE’S ROADS? The National Transport Authority encourages Irish road users to log-on and take the Project EDWARD pledge. Project EDWARD allows members of the public to sign up to pledge their support for this road safety initiative. Launched in 2016, the project is supported by drivers across the continent, plus very… [more]

Customer Notice about new bus service 175 from Citywest to UCD

Dear public transport customer, As 24 Public Service Obligation (PSO) bus services, operated by Go-Ahead Ireland are rolled out between now and January 2019, we wanted to let you know what will be different about these services compared to those operated by Dublin Bus, and what will be the same. The first of these routes,… [more]

Public Transport Services in Dublin will continue this weekend

Anne Graham Chief Executive Officer of the national Transport Authority says that public transport in Dublin will continue all through the weekend with a service level that will be as close as possible to a normal weekend schedule. She said: “While the papal visit and the events surrounding it will cause some disruption, it is… [more]