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Cork City to get more bus services with shorter wait times under new BusConnects proposals
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Cork City to get more bus services with shorter wait times under new BusConnects proposals

Nov 2nd 2021, 11:30 AM 11,271 Views 20 Comments

The NTA has today unveiled a draft new bus network for Cork.

Over 100 rural villages to have frequent public transport service for first time under new plan
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Over 100 rural villages to have frequent public transport service for first time under new plan

Oct 29th 2021, 5:15 PM 38,194 Views 35 Comments

The plan was published today for public consultation.

'Are we waiting for a serious assault to occur?' Renewed call for dedicated transport police
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'Are we waiting for a serious assault to occur?' Renewed call for dedicated transport police

Oct 10th 2021, 6:30 AM 20,671 Views 33 Comments

It follows news of a disturbing incident that played out ona nighttime DART service this week.

First phase of new BusConnects network in Dublin comes into operation today
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First phase of new BusConnects network in Dublin comes into operation today

Jun 27th 2021, 12:05 PM 34,308 Views 16 Comments

The new routes commencing today take over from the 29a, 32, 31, 31a and 31b.

Transport Minister says NTA will make sure 'no town is left behind' after Bus Éireann axes certain routes
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Transport Minister says NTA will make sure 'no town is left behind' after Bus Éireann axes certain routes

Sep 29th 2020, 10:45 AM 19,676 Views 20 Comments

Eamon Ryan confirmed that €460 million is needed to keep public transport running until the end of the year.

Car traffic is slowly returning but public transport is still way down on last year
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Car traffic is slowly returning but public transport is still way down on last year

Aug 17th 2020, 4:11 PM 16,020 Views 35 Comments

At the peak of Covid-19 restrictions traffic was down by about 78%, it’s now down by 16.3% in Dublin and 12.6% elsewhere.

Poll: Should a free public transport system be introduced?
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Poll: Should a free public transport system be introduced?

Jan 30th 2020, 8:29 AM 46,863 Views 238 Comments

Solidarity-PBP made the pledge in their climate change manifesto yesterday.

The CSO has measured how far Irish people live from schools, bus stops and GPs
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The CSO has measured how far Irish people live from schools, bus stops and GPs

Nov 27th 2019, 9:35 PM 15,002 Views 14 Comments

There is a large difference in distances between rural and urban settings for all services.

'It confirms our worst fears about privatisation': Half of Go-Ahead bus routes fail to meet punctuality targets
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'It confirms our worst fears about privatisation': Half of Go-Ahead bus routes fail to meet punctuality targets

Oct 17th 2019, 12:05 AM 50,727 Views 119 Comments

The British-owned firm began operating 24 routes in Ireland in September 2018.

All commercial bus services must be wheelchair accessible by 2026 under NTA plans
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All commercial bus services must be wheelchair accessible by 2026 under NTA plans

Sep 12th 2019, 2:26 PM 14,548 Views 29 Comments

If agreed upon and implemented it would mean all vehicles would have to be low-floor wheelchair accessible within the next seven years.

Donegal wheelchair user left without accessible bus to Dublin despite booking five days in advance
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Donegal wheelchair user left without accessible bus to Dublin despite booking five days in advance

Aug 10th 2019, 7:15 AM 52,308 Views 47 Comments

Bus Éireann has since apologised and compensated the family, which had to pay for a taxi to the capital.

More people are travelling into Dublin city by public transport, but there are fewer cyclists
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More people are travelling into Dublin city by public transport, but there are fewer cyclists

Apr 10th 2019, 5:35 PM 12,335 Views 53 Comments

The annual Canal Cordon Report for 2018 tracks the mode of transport share of people coming into Dublin.

This is what buses will look like on 24 Dublin routes later this year
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This is what buses will look like on 24 Dublin routes later this year

Jul 9th 2018, 11:30 AM 68,234 Views 63 Comments

The travel experience will stay largely the same for commuters, the company says.

Dublin's radical bus corridor plan explained: How many gardens will be affected? Will my commute improve?
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Dublin's radical bus corridor plan explained: How many gardens will be affected? Will my commute improve?

Jun 12th 2018, 3:23 PM 40,785 Views 85 Comments

Road-widening will impact on 1,300 front gardens as part of the NTA’s new plan.

Bus Éireann is looking for nearly 200 new drivers
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Bus Éireann is looking for nearly 200 new drivers

May 10th 2018, 7:35 AM 33,640 Views 30 Comments

The jobs will be based all over the country.

Bus transfers in operation between Limerick and Waterford due to flooding on train line
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Bus transfers in operation between Limerick and Waterford due to flooding on train line

Mar 15th 2018, 7:51 PM 9,557 Views 5 Comments

Crews are on site to restore services as quickly as possible.

'There's a cycling agenda here' - debate hots up ahead of planning meeting on Dublin's proposed civic plaza
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'There's a cycling agenda here' - debate hots up ahead of planning meeting on Dublin's proposed civic plaza

Mar 12th 2018, 8:45 AM 23,907 Views 175 Comments

The proposed College Green plaza has raised some businesses’ hackles.

A new bus route will link Blanchardstown and Naas
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A new bus route will link Blanchardstown and Naas

Mar 6th 2018, 10:12 AM 26,259 Views 23 Comments

There will be nine services each way, seven days a week.

Dublin Bus has lost out on a tender for 10% of its own routes
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Dublin Bus has lost out on a tender for 10% of its own routes

Aug 10th 2017, 10:58 AM 45,910 Views 139 Comments

The company had tendered to operate 24 suburban routes over a five-year period.

Manspreading is now banned on buses in Madrid
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Manspreading is now banned on buses in Madrid

Jun 17th 2017, 5:23 PM 29,982 Views 72 Comments

Buses have been kitted out with stickers banning the habit

By 2018, transport fleets like Bus Éireann will have green energy buses
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By 2018, transport fleets like Bus Éireann will have green energy buses

May 28th 2017, 12:05 AM 15,179 Views 30 Comments

Dublin Bus, Bus Éireann and school buses will have sustainable-energy buses in their fleet by 2018.

Death toll in Syrian car bomb attack rises to 43
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Death toll in Syrian car bomb attack rises to 43

Apr 15th 2017, 6:53 PM 11,948 Views 32 Comments

The attack targeted residents evacuated from the northern towns of Fuaa and Kafraya.

Dublin Bus is selling 67 of its double-decker buses
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Dublin Bus is selling 67 of its double-decker buses

Apr 14th 2017, 4:28 PM 40,424 Views 37 Comments

Last year the company added more than 100 new buses to the fleet.

Strike over: Bus Éireann says some services may resume tonight but most will be back tomorrow
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Strike over: Bus Éireann says some services may resume tonight but most will be back tomorrow

Apr 13th 2017, 6:28 PM 96,156 Views 215 Comments

They had been on strike for 21 days.

'It certainly must stick in the craw of the workers' - Shane Ross lambasted for photo of night out with Amanda Brunker
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'It certainly must stick in the craw of the workers' - Shane Ross lambasted for photo of night out with Amanda Brunker

Apr 11th 2017, 6:17 PM 69,639 Views 164 Comments

Talks aimed at bringing the Bus Éireann strike to an end broke down this morning.

Bus Éireann staff to begin indefinite strike from Monday
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Bus Éireann staff to begin indefinite strike from Monday

Feb 27th 2017, 4:55 PM 60,837 Views 214 Comments

In a statement released this afternoon, the company says that the decision comes as talks with unions at the Workplace Relations Committee have failed.

Bus Éireann workers ready to strike as talks between management and unions collapse
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Bus Éireann workers ready to strike as talks between management and unions collapse

Feb 21st 2017, 5:25 PM 22,895 Views 97 Comments

The two sides had been negotiating at Workplace Relations Commission.

Everyone loved Christy the Dublin bus driver on Toughest Place to Be
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# Christy Carey

Everyone loved Christy the Dublin bus driver on Toughest Place to Be

Feb 21st 2017, 8:38 AM 10,669 Views 0 Comments

Ah Christy you hero.

Breakthrough in Dublin Bus and Bus Éireann disputes
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Breakthrough in Dublin Bus and Bus Éireann disputes

Feb 15th 2017, 7:54 PM 16,096 Views 22 Comments

Meanwhile, unions at Bus Eireann have entered talks to see if they can find a way to avoid next week’s strike.

Dublin Bus still has three single-decker buses
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Dublin Bus still has three single-decker buses

Jan 29th 2017, 8:00 AM 32,575 Views 31 Comments

They mainly service the 44B route.

'A serious accident waiting to happen' - cyclists not happy with Luas lines on single lane O'Connell Street
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'A serious accident waiting to happen' - cyclists not happy with Luas lines on single lane O'Connell Street

Jan 23rd 2017, 6:10 AM 28,219 Views 97 Comments

A spate of reports of people falling from their bicycles in traffic, and suffering minor-to-more-serious injuries, have been reported at the site.

Gardaí tell drivers to stay out of bus lanes during strike
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Gardaí tell drivers to stay out of bus lanes during strike

Sep 7th 2016, 4:13 PM 24,976 Views 72 Comments

Shane Ross says that the government can’t “open the cheque book” to fix the strike.

Fast trains and motorways may grab the headlines, but we actually need more buses
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Fast trains and motorways may grab the headlines, but we actually need more buses

Aug 2nd 2016, 7:00 AM 189 Views 104 Comments

Ciarán Cuffe says we need to do more with less when it comes to public transport.

Dublin is getting a new bus route to the airport
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Dublin is getting a new bus route to the airport

Jun 23rd 2016, 9:02 AM 38,833 Views 46 Comments

Like the 747 route, the bus will cost €6 for a one-way ticket.

Passenger outrage as thieves steal luggage from Aircoach buses
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Passenger outrage as thieves steal luggage from Aircoach buses

Jan 26th 2016, 11:17 PM 84,461 Views 107 Comments

The company said the incidents are taken extremely seriously, but they only occur in a small number of cases.

There were over 220 million public transport journeys in 2015
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There were over 220 million public transport journeys in 2015

Jan 5th 2016, 1:03 PM 5,294 Views 17 Comments

That’s 7.74 million more than 2014.

Woman arrested after racist rant against Muslims caught on video
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Woman arrested after racist rant against Muslims caught on video

Oct 17th 2015, 12:28 PM 29,887 Views 224 Comments

The woman calls the women a number of obscene names.

Should motorists be charged more for using the M50 to help ease traffic?
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Should motorists be charged more for using the M50 to help ease traffic?

Sep 23rd 2015, 10:45 AM 23,493 Views 108 Comments

Here’s what the government plans to do to combat Dublin traffic – and some advice from the Green Party.

Pics: Use Dublin Bus? Shiny new buses for four routes
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Pics: Use Dublin Bus? Shiny new buses for four routes

Aug 11th 2015, 2:40 PM 31,520 Views 63 Comments

Passenger numbers have increased by 700,000 in the first half of this year.

Drive through Dublin city centre? Expect major delays from next month...
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# The Luas

Drive through Dublin city centre? Expect major delays from next month...

Jul 8th 2015, 8:22 PM 21,447 Views 18 Comments

This is due to track being laid for the Luas Cross City.

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