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Funding for On-Street Charge Points for Electric Vehicles

The Minister for Transport, Eamon Ryan T.D. today (Thursday, 1st July 2021) announced the first approvals for funding under the SEAI’s on-street public charge point scheme for Local Authorities. These are the first grants under this particular scheme to roll out public Electric Vehicle (EV) charging infrastructure across counties and towns in Ireland. Announcing the...

NTA publishes Choices Report on new BusConnects Network for Cork

The National Transport Authority (NTA) has today launched the Cork Bus Network Redesign Choices Report. The report addresses the transport demand in Cork, structure of the existing bus network and how it can best meet the needs of a growing city. The redesign of the bus network – that’s the timetables, frequencies and routes –...

NTA and Dublin Bus Launch Phase One of New BusConnects Network for Dublin

The new services including the H-Spine will see frequency, capacity and access increase across the northeast of Dublin. The National Transport Authority in conjunction with Dublin Bus have today launched the first phase of the new BusConnects network for Dublin. This phase includes routes connecting Dublin’s north east to the city centre covering the areas...

Increased Investment in TFI Local Link To Enhance Services Between Cashel And Portlaoise

TFI Local Link Laois Offaly are delighted to announce the new 858 service connecting Portlaoise to Thurles, which will operate Monday to Sunday further enhancing the existing TFI Local Link Tipperary 828 service Cashel to Portlaoise. Launching on the 1st of July, the new 858 service along with its sister service 828 will provide greater...

New TFI Local Link services announced for Leitrim

Minister for Transport, Eamon Ryan TD has announced enhanced TFI Local Link services for Leitrim. The expanded network, which will commence on June 28th, will see an increase in Regular Rural Services (RRS) from two to six routes operating in the Leitrim. These RRS routes include: • Route 564 Ballinamore/Dromod/Mohill/Carrick-on-Shannon • Route 566 Dowra/Drumkeeran/Dromahair/Sligo •...

Regulatory Consultations on Proposed Emergency Measures for the SPSV Industry

NTA’s regulatory consultations on proposed 2022 SPSV licence fee changes and an extension of the ‘inactive’ SPSV licence period, are now open to submissions and can be accessed via the links below.   Public Consultation on Draft Small Public Service Vehicle (Emergency Measure COVID-19) (Fees) Regulations 2021   Public Consultation on Draft Small Public Service...

Scam Calls being made to SPSV Licence Holders

The Garda Carriage Office has received a number of reports from SPSV licence holders who believe they have been victims of attempted scam calls over the past number of days. The licence holders receive calls on their mobile phones and when answered a voice recording plays the following message: “This is the Garda Carriage Office....

It’s ‘Destination Inclusion’ as NTA Sponsors Dublin Pride 2021

The Transport for Ireland (TFI) network of public transport services is pleased to be sponsors of Dublin LGBTQ+ Pride 2021. TFI is the single public transport brand established by the NTA to promote and integrate public transport services in Ireland. The TFI public transport operators have individually been supporting Pride over the last number of...

Minister for Transport, Eamon Ryan, advises of changes to the horizontal supports available to the SPSV industry

Last evening Minister Eamon Ryan wrote to the Advisory Committee on SPSVs (the ‘Committee’) advising of changes to the horizontal supports available to the SPSV industry. In his correspondence Minister Ryan confirmed that following his recent engagement with both the Committee and NTA, he and the Department of Transport have been reflecting on possible additional,...