Record year for Luas in 2013
The RPA and the National Transport Authority have confirmed that for the first time ever Luas has carried more than 30 million passengers in a 12 month period, 2013 has been the most successful year to date in terms of Luas passenger numbers.
Growth in passenger numbers using Dublin Bus in 2013
Expecting to carry 115 million passengers by the end of 2013. An additional 500,000 customers used Dublin Bus between October and December 2013. They hope to grow and build on this positive trend in passenger numbers in 2014.
New Cycle Planner now available
Taxi rank changes in Dublin city centre from 6th January 2014
As Luas Cross City Utility Works get underway all road users including public transport users and taxi drivers will be affected in different ways. Various taxi ranks across the city centre will be affected by the works and nearby alternative locations will be provided that offer either equal or greater capacity than previous ranks. During the course of the Utility Works, all road users will be affected to various extents, as the construction works progress. Where taxi ranks are temporarily affe...
Operation Open City is Now Live
Transport for Ireland is pleased to announce that Operation Open City is now live and running across Dublin. The initiative aims to help public transport users over the Christmas period and will run until December 24th. Helping Dublin Public Transport Users This Christmas So, what does this mean for public transport users in Dublin? Operation Open City provides enhanced public transport information, extra night time public transport and targeted Garda assistance for the public transport system...
Bus Routes for Open Tender Announced
Transport for Ireland on behalf of the National Transport Authority is pleased to announce the decision to hold an open market tender of bus routes after a public consultation that took place between September 11th and October 11th this year. This will have a huge impact on public transport services. 10% of routes that are currently operated by Dublin Bus and Bus Eireann under their Direct Award contracts will be subject to the competitive tendering with a view to services beginning in 2016. ...
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Google Transit Launched in Ireland by Minister Alan Kelly
Ireland has had its entire public transport system mapped on Google Maps, meaning commuters and tourists can now easily plan trips and journeys anywhere in Ireland, from door-to-door. Google Maps Transit is now live in Ireland as a result of a partnership between Google and the National Transport Authority. The Authority has provided Google with the route network and timetable data behind their very popular Journey Planner. As a result, all bus services (including commercial operators, ...
National Transport Authority Route 828 X – New Bus Service
Transport for Ireland on behalf of the National Transport Authority is delighted to announce the launch of a new bus service between Portlaoise and Cashel. Minister for Transport, Tourism & Sport Leo Varadkar and Minister of State for Commuter Transport Alan Kelly welcomed the development. This is the second time the Authority has provided users with a continuous service on this corridor following Bus Eireann’s withdrawal of services. Minister Varadkar said at the launch yesterday “I ...
Varadkar & Kelly welcome new Portlaoise to Cashel service operated by M&A Coaches
National Transport Authority launches second PSO route operated by private sector company The National Transport Authority is pleased to announce the launch of a new bus service between Portlaoise and Cashel. The development has been welcomed by Minister for Transport, Tourism & Sport Leo Varadkar and Minister of State for Commuter Transport Alan Kelly. Minister Varadkar noted that this was the second occasion where the Authority had stepped in to provide users with a continuous servic...