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
March 19, 2015
The National Transport Authority today (March 19, 2015) published its Review of Withdrawal of Bus Éireann’s licenced Route 5 Expressway service (Waterford to Dublin via Wexford corridor).
In the Review, the Authority undertakes a detailed analysis of the impact of the removal of Bus Éireann Expressway Route 5 on the affected towns’ public transport links. It determines that some of these links should be maintained to meet a social need, and it proposes that these... Read More
The Board of the National Transport Authority met today (December 19) to consider the recent Taxi Fares Review and the review of Taxi Regulations. The Board decided to increase the maximum taxi fare by an average of 4%, to take effect on April 30, 2015 and to simplify the fare structure by reducing the number of fare bands.
National Maximum Taxi Fares – to take effect April 30, 2015
(20.00h-8.00h and Sundays & Bank Holidays)
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The National Transport Authority (NTA) has extended the deadline for its public consultation on ways to support the transition to a wheelchair accessible licensed bus and coach sector. Submissions will now be accepted until 5:00pm on Friday, January 16, 2015.
The commercial bus and coach sector provides public transport services under licence from the National Transport Authority and in 2013 it represented about 7% of all public transport journeys in the State. The responses to this consultat... Read More
Public views on 6 shortlisted options sought by January 19th
As part of a review of future transport needs in Fingal/North Dublin, the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport, Paschal Donohoe TD, today (Monday) announced a short-list of six project options to serve one of the fastest-growing regions in the country, encompassing Swords and Dublin Airport.
The six proposed options are:
Two heavy rail options:
A DART link from Clongriffin to the airport and Swords (Option HR2);
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Limerick’s David Wallace Urges City to Get Cycling
Minister for Education and Skills Jan O’Sullivan TD, was today (Monday, December 8) joined by Cllr Maria Byrne, Deputy Mayor of Limerick City and Council, Hugh Creegan, Deputy CEO of the National Transport Authority and Frank O’Donnell, General Manager of Coca-Cola HBC Ireland and Northern Ireland at the Savoy Hotel on Henry Street to officially launch the Coca-Cola Zero Bikes in Limerick.
Launched today with the help of former Iri... Read More
Gardaí and key transport bodies facilitate traffic movements in Dublin – until December 24th 2014
The aim of Dublin’s seasonal traffic management campaign, Operation Open City, is to help people get about their day’s business, and enjoy the seasonal festivities, by facilitating the movement of public transport in Dublin and minimising traffic disruption to the general public through high visibility and enforcement activity.
Operation Open City, co-ordinated by An Garda Siochána and i... Read More
Real Time Passenger Information (RTPI) will not be available on Saturday 29th Nov from 7.00 to 19.00.
A system upgrade is taking place during this period and no real time information will be available on street signs, the real time web site (RTPI.ie) or the Transport for Ireland Real Time app. during this period.
No planned transport services will be affected during this period. All scheduled services will run as normal on Saturday 29th.
You can download the Real Time Ireland app free f... Read More
Coca-Cola Zero Bikes rolled out with the help of Hector Ó hEochagáin
Bikes will go live in Limerick on December 8th & Cork on December 18th
Galway, 24th November 2014 - Minister for Transport Tourism and Sport, Paschal Donohoe TD, was today (Monday) joined by Hugh Creegan, Deputy CEO of the National Transport Authority, Frank O’Donnell, General Manager of Coca-Cola HBC Ireland and Northern Ireland and Hector Ó hEochagáin, TV and radio personality at Eyre Square to officially launch ... Read More
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