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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]


Clarification on Taxi Driver Investigation

Licensing of taxi drivers falls under the remit of An Garda Síochána rather than the National Transport Authority “Operation Vantage” is an operation which has been running for a number of years and is not related solely to taxis, being a wider immigration enquiry, although yesterday’s operation was focussed on Small Public Service Vehicle (SPSV)… [more]


NTA Launches Public Consultation on Third & Last Phase of The Core Bus Corridor Project

View the fact sheet for phase 3 of the Core Bus Corridors project here The National Transport Authority has today announced details of the third phase of the BusConnects Core Bus Corridor project with the unveiling of the final six of the sixteen routes that are earmarked for development. The aim of BusConnects is to… [more]


National Transport Authority makes Decision concerning the Cancellation of WB Yeats Sailings by Irish Ferries in Summer 2018

The National Transport Authority (the “Authority”) is designated pursuant to a 2012 Statutory Instrument as the National Enforcement Body for the enforcement of EU Regulation 1177/2010 concerning the rights of passengers when travelling by sea and inland waterway and amending Regulation (EC) No 2006/2004 (the “Maritime Regulation”). The objective of the Maritime Regulation is to… [more]


NTA Launches Public Consultation on Second Phase of the Core Bus Corridor Project

The BusConnects programme aims to transform Dublin’s bus system, with the Core Bus Corridor project providing 230kms of dedicated bus lanes and 200km of cycle lanes on sixteen of the busiest bus corridors in and out of the city centre. This project is fundamental to addressing the congestion issues in the Dublin region with the… [more]


Nine Further Bus Routes in Dublin Switching to Go-Ahead Ireland

Improved bus services bring better integration with Dart Nine more bus routes are to switch from Dublin Bus to Go-Ahead Ireland from Sunday 20 January in a move that will see improved services, across the Transport for Ireland bus network in the capital. From Sunday, routes 17, 104, 114, 161, 220, 236, 238, 239 and… [more]


Further Growth in Passenger Journey Numbers on ‘Transport For Ireland’ Subsidised Services

16 million more passengers use public transport in 2018 266,000,000 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 2018. That’s an increase of almost 16 million, or 6.28% compared to 2017. The preliminary full-year figures for each of… [more]


Changes to the Fees Applicable to Public Bus Passenger Service Licences

On January 1st 2019, the fees applicable to Public Bus Passenger Service Licences will change. On 14 May 2018, the National Transport Authority launched a public consultation on its proposals. The consultation was publicised through the Authority’s website and through direct email to current licence holders and industry groups. Four submissions were received. The Authority… [more]


BusConnects Corridor Plans Will Reduce Journey Times For Commuters

CEO of The National Transport Authority, Anne Graham speaking at the Joint Oireachtas Committee on Transport, Tourism, discussing National Transport Authority plans to create Dublin Core Bus Corridors. Thank you for the invitation to attend. I am joined by my colleague Hugh Creegan, Deputy CEO of the NTA. I understand that the Committee wishes to… [more]


Low Emission Bus Trial

The National Transport Authority, in partnership with The Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport, Dublin Bus and Bus Éireann, recently launched the Low Emission Bus Trial, to test a range of technologies and fuels under real-driving conditions on selected Dublin and Cork routes. Supported by the Green Public Transport Fund, full electric, hybrid-electric, hydrogen and… [more]