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#Commuting

From TheJournal.ie Live in a new house in Dublin? You probably have a long commute Traffic

Live in a new house in Dublin? You probably have a long commute

Many new estates in Dublin are not serviced by public transport, according to a new study.

The DOs and DON'Ts of taking public transport

This is how to behave. Take note, everyone.

Irish Rail's cheeky new DART ad is very clever

Just roll with it.

From TheJournal.ie Study finds Irish travelling abroad to work fear 'skidding' to lower social classes Commuting

Study finds Irish travelling abroad to work fear 'skidding' to lower social classes

It also suggests that many ‘commuter migrants’ choose that lifestyle as a way of tackling large mortgages.

From TheJournal.ie 'Urgent discussions' between drivers and Irish Rail over DART disruption Dispute

'Urgent discussions' between drivers and Irish Rail over DART disruption

Irish Rail has said that additional peak capacity will be restored on its services this evening.

From TheJournal.ie DARTs running with fewer carriages than usual after driver dispute Morning Rush

DARTs running with fewer carriages than usual after driver dispute

DARTs are running with just 2 or 4 carriages this morning after drivers refused to carry out a necessary check before the trains left the depot.

6 apps to make your commute a lot easier

Are you a commuter? You need these apps.

LUAS RED LINE services are disrupted this evening due to an incident at Smithfield in Dublin city centre.

The Luas operator said delays are affecting the outbound service and are likely to last until at least 5.45pm.

The company apologised for the inconvenience caused by the disruption.

11 kinds of rage only commuters will understand

Go on. Let it out. We’re here for you.

17 people whose commute to work is better than yours

We could all learn from these guys.

People running for trains in slow motion People Running For Trains This post contains videos

People running for trains in slow motion

Which type of running-for-a-train person are you? Find out here…

The 19 most annoying things about work

Sometimes, it just isn’t all that.

From TheJournal.ie Commuters could save thousands by ditching their cars - Bus Éireann Commuting

Commuters could save thousands by ditching their cars - Bus Éireann

A new survey has found that some commuters could also have a month’s worth of travel bus services for less than the cost of a tank of petrol.

From TheJournal.ie 60 per cent of people struggling to keep their car on the road Driving

60 per cent of people struggling to keep their car on the road

Several people in a new survey said their financial situation had become so tight that they had to leave their car off the road for weeks or even months.

From TheJournal.ie Potholes, loose chippings, floods: Welcome to Ireland’s rural roads Road Safety

Potholes, loose chippings, floods: Welcome to Ireland’s rural roads

One council engineer admits that limited funding means “we are stretched beyond breaking point to carry out even basic repairs”.

From TheJournal.ie Your 13 favourite people on public transport Public Transport

Your 13 favourite people on public transport

Seat hogs, screaming babies and loud music – prepare yourself for another week of commuting bliss.

From TheJournal.ie Luas passenger numbers up with nearly 30 million journeys last year Luas

Luas passenger numbers up with nearly 30 million journeys last year

The increase on 2011 comes despite a week long disruption on the Red Line early in 2012.

From TheJournal.ie Services on red Luas line delayed due to failed tram Public Transport

Services on red Luas line delayed due to failed tram

A tram had failed on the line at Cookstown, causing delays to services to and from Tallaght to the city centre.

From TheJournal.ie Physicist wins €5,000 to bring science into morning commute D'Art Of Physics

Physicist wins €5,000 to bring science into morning commute

Dr Shane Bergin has won a Science Gallery and NDRC contest for his ‘D’art of Physics’ project which involves smartphones.

From TheJournal.ie 10 scientifically proven ways to make yourself happier Happiness This post contains images

10 scientifically proven ways to make yourself happier

Weirdly, the colour blue makes the list…

From TheJournal.ie Fianna Fáil calls on Minister to rule out cut to free travel scheme Free Travel

Fianna Fáil calls on Minister to rule out cut to free travel scheme

It has emerged this week that the scheme is the subject of a review by an interdepartmental group ahead of December’s Budget.

From TheJournal.ie Dublin in top 10 most congested cities in Europe Dublin

Dublin in top 10 most congested cities in Europe

Traffic congestion in the Irish capital was rated as worse than Leeds-Bradford, London, Stockholm and Hamburg.

Lunchtime cycle brings out the crowds... and the sun On Yer Bike This post contains images

Lunchtime cycle brings out the crowds... and the sun

Over 2,000 join Dublin Lord Mayor in celebrating the joy of two wheels.

RAIL SERVICES HAVE resumed between Connolly station and Grand Canal Dock in Dublin this evening following an earlier suspension, Irish Rail has said. Services had been suspended following an incident on the line at Pearse Street station but have since resumed.

From TheJournal.ie Dude, where's my train? Interactive This post contains a poll

Dude, where's my train?

Irish Rail launch interactive map that shows where all their intercity, commuter and DART trains are at any given time…

From TheJournal.ie Government paying €10m a year on parking for public servants Parking

Government paying €10m a year on parking for public servants

OPW says that renting a Dublin parking space costs the state an average €2,428 a year.

From TheJournal.ie TD calls for more security on the Luas Red Line Luas

TD calls for more security on the Luas Red Line

Fine Gael TD Catherine Byrne has expressed unhappiness with the operators of the Luas but Veolia Transport has said that it has security operating on the Red Line for most of the time it operates.

From TheJournal.ie Survey: More people cycling and taking Luas to work in Dublin Transport

Survey: More people cycling and taking Luas to work in Dublin

A survey by the Dublin Transport Authority showed that while public transport is still the preferred option, more people are travelling by bicycle and Luas across the ‘canal cordon’ area in Dublin than before.

From TheJournal.ie €4 million transport funding for Galway city Galway

€4 million transport funding for Galway city

The new programme will fund improvements to the city’s public transport and traffic flow systems.

From TheJournal.ie Fine Gael senator hits out at "serious discrepancies" in bus fares Fine Gael

Fine Gael senator hits out at "serious discrepancies" in bus fares

Catherine Noone says there is little or no rationale or consistency to Bus Éireann fares.

From TheJournal.ie Disruptions to Luas Red Line after car strikes tram Luas

Disruptions to Luas Red Line after car strikes tram

A car hit a Luas tram at around 2.30pm today, but no serious injuries have been reported.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Do you feel safe on Dublin's roads? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you feel safe on Dublin's roads?

As gardaí launch a new road casualty reduction plan, we’re asking if you feel safe while walking, cycling or driving on roads in the Irish capital.

From TheJournal.ie Real time Dublin Bus arrival information system launched for mobile and web Public Transport

Real time Dublin Bus arrival information system launched for mobile and web

The National Transport Authority says this is the first part of a plan to roll-out real time information services for other bus and rail transport across the country.

A POINTS FAULT near Kildare has led to significant delays in InterCity train services this morning. AA Roadwatch reports that some M3 Parkway services are being cancelled, with delays of up to 45 minutes on InterCity services to Dublin’s Heuston Station as a result.

From TheJournal.ie Car-sharing scheme could save 50 per cent of commuting costs Commute

Car-sharing scheme could save 50 per cent of commuting costs

A new website has been launched which will enable people to car-share for a variety of events, saving on petrol, tolls etc…

From TheJournal.ie Transport Authority to launch live displays for bus information Public Transport

Transport Authority to launch live displays for bus information

The National Transport Authority launches new live displays telling passengers when their bus is due to arrive.