The civil engineering works for the Luas Cross City project will commence next month.
This will include track work, both on-street and off-street, platform works, kerbing and lighting works.
Full details are available here: Main Infrastructure Works – Overview and Timeline
See here for a handy step by step Guide to the Track-Laying process Read More
In response to on-going concerns expressed publicly, the National Transport Authority wishes to restate the fact that the tendering of bus routes currently in progress is not ‘privatisation’ and will not in itself result in fare increases, reduced services or any threat to free travel.
Privatisation is about transfer of ownership and loss of public control. This is not the case here at all. The National Transport Authority will specify details of bus services to be delivered – setting... Read More
The National Transport Authority, in conjunction with Bus Éireann and Kerry Local Link, is putting revised bus services in place in Co. Kerry from Sunday next, 26 April. There will be improvements to the levels of bus services between the larger centres especially at weekends and during the summertime. The Authority wants to encourage more people, both residents and visitors to Kerry’s many amenities alike, to use the bus.
Kenmare will have a year-round weekend bus service to Killarney, an... Read More
Ireland’s largest anti-racism campaign has been launched across the public transport network today (Wednesday 22nd April 2015) with the support of the Immigrant Council of Ireland, the National Transport Authority and transport providers.
Over 2,000 posters and an extensive social media campaign will be used to get the message out to report racism wherever it occurs.
The Immigrant Council of Ireland says it is an important opportunity to make people aware that they have nothing to fear i... Read More
The National Transport Authority (NTA) today (April 22) rejected any claim that it was ‘privatising’ bus services in Ireland. And CEO Anne Graham urged the trade unions to call off the bus strikes threatened for May, and to re-engage in talks with their employers through the Labour Relations Commission, saying that hundreds of thousands of people would be severely disrupted if the strikes were to go ahead.
Anne Graham, CEO, said: “These tendered routes are not being privatised – that ... Read More
1,000,000 Leap Cards sold since launch - delivering 20% transport savings to users
More than 60% public transport journeys in Dublin now paid for with Leap
Transport Minister Paschal Donohoe TD today (April 17) congratulated the National Transport Authority and members of its Leap Card team for achieving a significant milestone – reaching the 1,000,000 point in Leap Card sales.
Since its launch 3 and a half years ago (December 2011), the Leap Card has become a staple in many people’s l... Read More
The National Transport Authority wishes to advise public transport customers that Expressway Route 5 (Dublin-Tullow-Waterford-Rosslare) will no longer operate as and from Sunday, April 26th next.
The National Transport Authority undertook a review of the effect of the withdrawal of Route 5 which is available here:
“Review of withdrawal of Bus Éireann Route 5 licensed services from locations along the Waterford to Dublin via Wexford corridor”
The National Transport Authority wants t... Read More
Nearly half of people coming into Dublin City Centre in the mornings are now arriving by public transport (bus, rail, Luas), with a further 15% walking or cycling. A third of people come into town by car in the mornings – down from 40% in 2010.
The annual Canal Cordon Report 2006-2014 was published today (April, 14 2015), and compiles data for people crossing the canal cordon into Dublin City Centre on an average morning (November) every year. The report was prepared by the National Tra... Read More
Inaugural Smarter Travel Awards recognise workplaces and campuses that support sustainable transport
Smarter Travel Plans can reduce an organisation’s car use by 18% on average
Dublin, March 26th 2015 - The winners of the inaugural Smarter Travel Awards were announced at an event at the Ashling Hotel, Dublin today with Galway University Hospitals being awarded Smarter Travel Workplace of the Year and University of Limerick being recognised as the Smarter Travel Campus of the Year. Partners... Read More
Do you commute? Then Mix Your (Travel) Mode!
Do you just hop into the car in the morning and drive to work, the school, the shops or wherever you are going without a thought of how you could travel differently......or better?
Cork Mix Your Mode Week starts on 23rd March and gets us thinking about different travel choices especially with the nice bright mornings now – maybe leave the car at home for at least one morning and instead take the bus, train or bike or get the Park & Ride... Read More
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