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From TheJournal.ie Significant drop in number of people using public transport Coronavirus Crisis

Significant drop in number of people using public transport

The NTA says public transport will continue to operate as normal despite the drop.

From TheJournal.ie Monthly and annual travel fares rise today... but more changes to cash and Leap tickets set for April NTA

Monthly and annual travel fares rise today... but more changes to cash and Leap tickets set for April

NTA CEO Anne Graham said that overall fare revenue will increase by “less than 2%”.

From TheJournal.ie 'Gross mismanagement': NTA paying agency workers twice what it pays its own permanent staff Wages

'Gross mismanagement': NTA paying agency workers twice what it pays its own permanent staff

The average wage an agency worker is paid is nearly €140,000.

From TheJournal.ie 'Accounting error' caused Irish Uber customers to be charged for journeys they didn't take Uber Unhappy

'Accounting error' caused Irish Uber customers to be charged for journeys they didn't take

Some users were charged up to €70 after they failed to flag a taxi using the app.

From TheJournal.ie Dublin Bus fined €165,000 after more than 50% of services fail to meet punctuality targets Sanctioned

Dublin Bus fined €165,000 after more than 50% of services fail to meet punctuality targets

The company is required to meet punctuality targets as part of its contract with the NTA.

From TheJournal.ie 'It confirms our worst fears about privatisation': Half of Go-Ahead bus routes fail to meet punctuality targets Track Record

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

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

From TheJournal.ie NTA says it would like to expand free public transport for kids after 'phenomenal' summer uptake Giant Leap

NTA says it would like to expand free public transport for kids after 'phenomenal' summer uptake

Irish Rail, Luas, Bus Eireann and Go Ahead all saw child journey’s jump by over 100% during Kids Go Free August initiative.

From TheJournal.ie NTA says 'three years best case scenario' for roll out of additional train carriages Commuters

NTA says 'three years best case scenario' for roll out of additional train carriages

Fianna Fáil TD Marc MacSharry said ‘stagger your journeys’ message isn’t practical for working people.

From TheJournal.ie 'It is just pure anti-whiteism': NTA hit by complaints over anti-racism campaign FOI

'It is just pure anti-whiteism': NTA hit by complaints over anti-racism campaign

In August, the NTA launched a week-long public campaign to highlight experiences of racism.

From TheJournal.ie Up to 3.6m BusConnects leaflets to be delivered to every home and business in greater Dublin Tender

Up to 3.6m BusConnects leaflets to be delivered to every home and business in greater Dublin

A new public consultation will open on the bus plans next month.

From TheJournal.ie Minister urges BusConnects 'rethink' and says 'alternative route must be found' in constituency Bus Corridor

Minister urges BusConnects 'rethink' and says 'alternative route must be found' in constituency

With BusConnects yet to progress to its next revised stage, public representatives have been having their say.

From TheJournal.ie There are plans for the installation of four bus shelters along Dublin's O'Connell Street Bus Shelters

There are plans for the installation of four bus shelters along Dublin's O'Connell Street

The applications have been submitted to Dublin City Council by the National Transport Authority.

From TheJournal.ie Dublin cycling office on the way as NTA issues tender On Yer Bike

Dublin cycling office on the way as NTA issues tender

Dublin is currently hosting Velo City 2019, an international cycling conference taking place until Friday.

From TheJournal.ie Light rail network proposed for Cork under ambitious new transport strategy Public Transport

Light rail network proposed for Cork under ambitious new transport strategy

The NTA’s plans are estimated to cost €3.5 billion.

From TheJournal.ie 'This cannot happen': Records show how TDs lobbied NTA to change original Metrolink plan FOI

'This cannot happen': Records show how TDs lobbied NTA to change original Metrolink plan

Plans for the line were changed this year following local opposition on both sides of Dublin.

From TheJournal.ie Metrolink construction could close section of Royal Canal cycling Greenway for up to three years Glasnevin

Metrolink construction could close section of Royal Canal cycling Greenway for up to three years

A cycling group has called on the NTA to alter its plans for the Glasnevin Station.

From TheJournal.ie From Swords Central to Charlemont: here's what ten of Dublin's new Metrolink stations will look like Metrolink

From Swords Central to Charlemont: here's what ten of Dublin's new Metrolink stations will look like

The NTA has published artist’s impressions of 10 proposed stations on the line.

From TheJournal.ie More people are travelling into Dublin city by public transport, but there are fewer cyclists Transport

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Three Dublin blackspots to get CCTV to catch road users running red lights Blackspots

Three Dublin blackspots to get CCTV to catch road users running red lights

Cameras at Blackhall place, Con Colbert Road and Queen Street are to run permanently.

From TheJournal.ie 'It's really heartbreaking': Dublin apartment owners vow to fight demolition of their homes for Metrolink College Gate

'It's really heartbreaking': Dublin apartment owners vow to fight demolition of their homes for Metrolink

70 city centre apartments are set to be acquired as part of the plans.

From TheJournal.ie NTA awards contract worth €3.6 million for mobile ticketing app for public transport Handy

NTA awards contract worth €3.6 million for mobile ticketing app for public transport

The new app will initially be rolled out on Bus Éireann services.

From TheJournal.ie FactCheck: Was there a plan to close the Luas Green Line for up to four years to construct the Metrolink? Metrolink

FactCheck: Was there a plan to close the Luas Green Line for up to four years to construct the Metrolink?

The Minister for Transport was among those to make the claim.

From TheJournal.ie NTA receives 30,000 submissions about BusConnects plan Public Transport

NTA receives 30,000 submissions about BusConnects plan

The NTA boss is to appear before an Oireachtas committee today to talk about Metrolink and BusConnects plans.

From TheJournal.ie NTA confirms new Metrolink route will terminate at Charlemont stop Curtailed

NTA confirms new Metrolink route will terminate at Charlemont stop

The proposed route to Sandyford would have meant prolonged disruption to the Luas line.

From TheJournal.ie Irish Ferries to fight order to compensate passengers whose France-Ireland trips were cancelled EU Regulations

Irish Ferries to fight order to compensate passengers whose France-Ireland trips were cancelled

The National Transport Authority found that the company breached EU regulations concerning the rights of passengers travelling by sea.

From TheJournal.ie Irish Ferries to take NTA to court after being ordered to pay compensation over cancellations WB Yeats

Irish Ferries to take NTA to court after being ordered to pay compensation over cancellations

The National Transport Authority issued the notices today ordering Irish Ferries to pay compensation.

From TheJournal.ie National Transport Authority 'actively considering' 24-hour Dublin Bus service from Dublin Airport Night Link

National Transport Authority 'actively considering' 24-hour Dublin Bus service from Dublin Airport

Calls have been made for the introduction of the service after a 24-hour service commenced in Cork last week.

From TheJournal.ie Bus Éireann vehicle pulled from service after passengers discover 'disgusting' fungus on seats Cork

Bus Éireann vehicle pulled from service after passengers discover 'disgusting' fungus on seats

The discovery was made on the 233 service from Cork to Macroom on Monday morning.

From TheJournal.ie 269 million passenger journeys made on State-funded public transport last year Public Transport

269 million passenger journeys made on State-funded public transport last year

That’s an increase of almost 19 million (17%) compared to 2017, according to provisional NTA figures.

From TheJournal.ie Cost of putting a taxi on the road for newer drivers can be over €26,000 a year, says NTA Taxi Drivers

Cost of putting a taxi on the road for newer drivers can be over €26,000 a year, says NTA

The NTA said it regularly monitors the cost of operating a taxi when it undertakes a fare review process.

From TheJournal.ie Plans rolled out for continuous bus lanes in Dublin - but property owners to lose parts of gardens to make way Busconnects

Plans rolled out for continuous bus lanes in Dublin - but property owners to lose parts of gardens to make way

The NTA has launched a public consultation on the latest phase of its Bus Connects plan.

From TheJournal.ie Using phones instead of physical Leap Cards part of NTA's plans to shake up commuter travel Digital Cards

Using phones instead of physical Leap Cards part of NTA's plans to shake up commuter travel Exclusive

The provision of a new digital card is included in a fresh contract notice issued by the National Transport Authority.

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí investigating early-morning collision between taxi and cyclist in Dublin North Strand

Gardaí investigating early-morning collision between taxi and cyclist in Dublin

The incident happened at around 6am on Thursday morning.

From TheJournal.ie A card-based system has created more awareness for disabled people in the UK - could it work here? Just A Minute

A card-based system has created more awareness for disabled people in the UK - could it work here?

The JAM card has proven such a success in Northern Ireland that activists are calling for its introduction here.

From TheJournal.ie Public meetings on bus routes that will 'transform' Dublin have begun Consultation This post contains videos

Public meetings on bus routes that will 'transform' Dublin have begun

The first information session took place in Charlestown Shopping Centre in Finglas.

From TheJournal.ie Goodbye to the 46a? Famous Dublin Bus routes would be scrapped as part of 'radical' new plan A To G

Goodbye to the 46a? Famous Dublin Bus routes would be scrapped as part of 'radical' new plan

What do you think of it? The public will be asked to submit their opinions on it from 16 July.

From TheJournal.ie Hoteliers say taxis should be forced to offer card payments as a 'basic service' Tourism And Transport

Hoteliers say taxis should be forced to offer card payments as a 'basic service'

The industry’s lobby group has described cabbies as ‘ambassadors for their country’.

From TheJournal.ie Wheelchair users unable to travel on 'accessible' Bus Éireann routes because of bus stops Disability Services

Wheelchair users unable to travel on 'accessible' Bus Éireann routes because of bus stops

Bus Éireann require 24-hour notice of travel for wheelchair users.

From TheJournal.ie Calls to 'defend' Dublin Bus brand as blue and yellow colours to be phased out Home Strip

Calls to 'defend' Dublin Bus brand as blue and yellow colours to be phased out

John Lahart TD says the branding is “iconic” and should be protected.

From TheJournal.ie Transport boss believes Luas congestion issues are fine now thanks to longer trams Green Line

Transport boss believes Luas congestion issues are fine now thanks to longer trams

The head of the NTA says she’s very happy with how people have responded to the introduction of the Luas Cross City.

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