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
Initial Charge Distance Allow... Read More
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
Increased service provision at Abbeyleix, Durrow, Culahill, Johnstown
New stops proposed to be added at Horse and Jockey and Littleton
Improved local connectivity along Route
Improved connection times to Dublin and Cork services at Cashel and Portlaoise
The National Transport Authority has today (November 18) announced revised Route 828 (Cashel-Urlingford-Portlaoise) public bus services. The changes will provide an increased level of public transport services to communities along... Read More
The National Transport Authority today (November 18) launched a public consultation on ways to support the transition to a wheelchair accessible licensed bus and coach sector.
The responses to this consultation paper will assist the Authority in carrying out its regulatory role in the provision of licensed public transport services by commercial bus and coach operators.
Click the link for full information on the Consultation on moving to a Wheelchair Accessible Licenced Bus Fleet. (http://... Read More
Pursuant to section 24 of the Taxi Regulation Act 2013, the National Transport Authority proposes to make a new maximum fares order, to replace the current maximum fares order, detailing the maximum fare that may be charged by a driver of a taxi. A review of national taxi fares has been undertaken to date on a two year cycle, with the last review carried out in 2012.
Maximum taxi fares have remained unchanged since 2008 – the 2010 and 2012 reviews concluded without any fare changes.
In a... Read More
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