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#Public Transport

From TheJournal.ie The Greens aren't happy that people on €75k are getting cheaper bus fares than students Cutting The Cost This post contains videos

The Greens aren't happy that people on €75k are getting cheaper bus fares than students

That party wants the Tax Saver scheme rolled out to students.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Is it time for all-night public transport in Dublin? Poll This post contains a poll

Poll: Is it time for all-night public transport in Dublin?

The night Tube trains will run on Victoria and Central lines on Friday and Saturdays between 12.30am and 5.30am.

From TheJournal.ie Shane Ross says the Dart Underground still might happen Out Of The Freezer This post contains videos

Shane Ross says the Dart Underground still might happen

Back in September, Paschal Donohoe said the original €3 billion project was being scrapped.

From TheJournal.ie Dublin City Council backs call for new Luas trams to be automated Strike

Dublin City Council backs call for new Luas trams to be automated

The councillor behind the motion said it doesn’t mean drivers will be fired.

From TheJournal.ie More and more people are using the train and Luas Tag On

More and more people are using the train and Luas

Iarnród Éireann and the Luas brought in over €200 million from passenger revenue in 2015.

From TheJournal.ie How did it come to this?: The many twists of the never-ending Luas strike Pay And Conditions

How did it come to this?: The many twists of the never-ending Luas strike

The ongoing Luas dispute continues to cause headaches for commuters, with more strikes planned.

From TheJournal.ie 6 facts you might not have known about Dublin city

6 facts you might not have known about Dublin city

It’s gone through some changes down through the years.

16 tweets only regular Bus Eireann passengers will appreciate

Luggage doors operatin’.

From TheJournal.ie New government needs to act to avoid 'season of transport strikes' Commuter Worries

New government needs to act to avoid 'season of transport strikes'

Luas and Irish Rail workers are looking for pay increases.

From TheJournal.ie 6 weird and wonderful things you didn't know about Leap Day Sponsored By Leap Card

6 weird and wonderful things you didn't know about Leap Day

It’s more than just the worst birthday going, ya know.

This hilariously honest train announcement is going super viral

“We’ve got no toilets, and a trolley service of light refreshments will NOT be provided.”

From TheJournal.ie Luas drivers accused of  'putting a gun to the head' of Workplace Relations Commission St Patrick's Day Strike

Luas drivers accused of 'putting a gun to the head' of Workplace Relations Commission

The fourth day of strike action is taking place today, with widespread disruption for commuters across Dublin.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Would you give up a seat on public transport for a pregnant woman or elderly person? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Would you give up a seat on public transport for a pregnant woman or elderly person?

Some people think it’s an unwritten rule, while others aren’t so sure.

From TheJournal.ie You can finally top up your Leap card using your phone (but not if you have an iPhone) Leaping For Joy This post contains videos
From TheJournal.ie There were over 220 million public transport journeys in 2015 Moving

There were over 220 million public transport journeys in 2015

That’s 7.74 million more than 2014.

From TheJournal.ie My simple New Year's wish is for my son to live in a truly equal Ireland TOM CLONAN

My simple New Year's wish is for my son to live in a truly equal Ireland

One of my boys, Eoghan, suffers from a rare neuromuscular disease. He cannot walk. As a parent, I am becoming increasingly concerned for his future. What will happen to him when I die?

From TheJournal.ie Are our buses and trains next for contactless debit card payments? First Contact This post contains a poll

Are our buses and trains next for contactless debit card payments?

Contactless payments are now very much the norm in Ireland for most low-priced retail goods.

From TheJournal.ie 6 useful hacks to make your Christmas shopping easier Sponsored By Leap Card

6 useful hacks to make your Christmas shopping easier

You’re making a list, you’re checking it twice…

From TheJournal.ie Going out in Dublin over Christmas? There'll be extra late night buses to bring you home Christmas Parties

Going out in Dublin over Christmas? There'll be extra late night buses to bring you home

The services will cover the greater Dublin area.

From TheJournal.ie Will increased Dart frequency make traffic in Dublin worse? Commuting Woes

Will increased Dart frequency make traffic in Dublin worse?

Irish Rail has said better public transport is the only solution to traffic congestion.

The 14 unwritten real rules of Dublin Bus

Please observe.

From TheJournal.ie Irish Rail are making some big changes to the Dart and want to hear from you Early And Often

Irish Rail are making some big changes to the Dart and want to hear from you

A public consultation is taking place on running six Darts an hour.

From TheJournal.ie Public transport ticket prices are changing - here's what's happening Tickets Please

Public transport ticket prices are changing - here's what's happening

Some go up, some go down, some stay the same.

From TheJournal.ie Ex-cop charged with exposing himself on New York subway, then threatening witness with a gun Indecent Exposure

Ex-cop charged with exposing himself on New York subway, then threatening witness with a gun

A woman standing next to him on a train platform said she heard a “hissing noise.”

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should Luas security guards be able to arrest rowdy passengers? Your Say This post contains a poll
From TheJournal.ie Whatever happened to the (original) Metro North? Metro-nomy

Whatever happened to the (original) Metro North?

Not the new one.

What food is acceptable to eat on public transport? MANK This post contains a poll

What food is acceptable to eat on public transport?

Does it have to be cold food? Who judges the smell? It’s a minefield.

From TheJournal.ie Should motorists be charged more for using the M50 to help ease traffic? Commuter Chaos

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

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

Putting on makeup on public transport - yay or nay? Public Primping This post contains a poll

Putting on makeup on public transport - yay or nay?

The one piece of public transport etiquette we can’t get to the bottom of.

From TheJournal.ie Broken down train causes knock-on delays on Heuston line Commuter Blues

Broken down train causes knock-on delays on Heuston line

Commuters were experiencing delays of up to 50 minutes.

From TheJournal.ie Heading to Electric Picnic? Here's all you need to know about getting there and back Stradbally

Heading to Electric Picnic? Here's all you need to know about getting there and back

Thousands are heading down to Stradbally for the weekend, which will inevitably mean delays.

From TheJournal.ie Have a new kid? 'Take them on public transport and roll them around on the floor' Immunity

Have a new kid? 'Take them on public transport and roll them around on the floor'

That’s what one geneticist thinks.

From TheJournal.ie Here are the new options train commuters into Dublin will have from next year Changing Trains

Here are the new options train commuters into Dublin will have from next year

The Phoenix Park Tunnel will be open to commuter trains for the first time.

From TheJournal.ie Dun Laoghaire residents protest against bus route cutbacks March

Dun Laoghaire residents protest against bus route cutbacks

People Before Profit Richard Boyd Barrett said residents across Dun Laoghaire are “absolutely furious” at the proposed cuts.

From TheJournal.ie Back on track? Irish Rail says train ticket sales signal resurgent economy Going Places

Back on track? Irish Rail says train ticket sales signal resurgent economy

Over 19 million passengers have travelled on Irish Rail services since the start of the year.

From TheJournal.ie Police looking for man who was 'touching himself inappropriately' on crowded train Tube

Police looking for man who was 'touching himself inappropriately' on crowded train

He was reportedly filming a woman at the time.

From TheJournal.ie Here's what public transport your kids won't have to pay for next week Hurrah

Here's what public transport your kids won't have to pay for next week

Holders of child Leap cards will be able to avail of free travel on services across the country.

From TheJournal.ie Why should commuters have to put up with trouble and danger on public transport? Opinion

Why should commuters have to put up with trouble and danger on public transport?

We have all been subjected to annoying, intimidating or downright dangerous behaviour on a bus or train – it’s unacceptable.

From TheJournal.ie Commuters rejoice: Irish Rail launches rapid Cork to Dublin route Early Risers

Commuters rejoice: Irish Rail launches rapid Cork to Dublin route

The journey will now take just 2 hours and 15 minutes.