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Here's how the new M50 variable speed limits will work
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Here's how the new M50 variable speed limits will work

Updated Fri 2:31 PM 64,115 Views 125 Comments

The new system is expected to take full effect on the motorway by early 2023.

Transport authority contacted gardaí over Twitter account after fake 'free Luas' claims went viral
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Transport authority contacted gardaí over Twitter account after fake 'free Luas' claims went viral

Sep 1st 2021, 7:00 PM 40,872 Views 25 Comments

A viral joke in early August claimed that the light rail service in the capital was now free of charge.

Poll: Are you comfortable getting public transport now it's back to 100% capacity?
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Poll: Are you comfortable getting public transport now it's back to 100% capacity?

Sep 1st 2021, 9:53 AM 39,876 Views 46 Comments

The change comes into effect today.

'We basically can’t walk safely into town': The state of Ireland's footpaths and walkways
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'We basically can’t walk safely into town': The state of Ireland's footpaths and walkways

Aug 15th 2021, 7:30 AM 26,107 Views 37 Comments

Investment in cycling and walking is increasing – but campaigners say change isn’t happening quick enough.

Poll: Satisfaction with public transport is concentrated almost entirely within Dublin
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Poll: Satisfaction with public transport is concentrated almost entirely within Dublin

Aug 8th 2021, 7:00 PM 24,243 Views 71 Comments

77% of Dubliners feel their area is well serviced by public transport – but in the midlands, 78% feel the exact opposite.

TD calls for 'cultural shift' on Irish roads after suffering 'traumatic' injury while cycling
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TD calls for 'cultural shift' on Irish roads after suffering 'traumatic' injury while cycling

Jul 26th 2021, 6:31 PM 48,780 Views 161 Comments

Fine Gael’s Ciaran Cannon told RTÉ’s Drivetime that he required surgery following a collision with a vehicle.

Five big ideas to improve public transport in Ireland
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Five big ideas to improve public transport in Ireland

Jul 21st 2021, 8:00 PM 15,425 Views 23 Comments

We asked five experts for their solutions to fix public transport problems, including sustainability and accessibility.

Open Thread: How would you change public transport in your county?
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Open Thread: How would you change public transport in your county?

Jul 19th 2021, 8:00 PM 14,552 Views 87 Comments

We want to hear how you’d change or redesign public transport in your local area.

Are we there yet? The problems and possibilities of Ireland's public transport
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Are we there yet? The problems and possibilities of Ireland's public transport

Jul 18th 2021, 7:00 PM 20,792 Views 23 Comments

The next cycle of The Good Information Project from The Journal will look at public transport in Ireland.

Customers asked to pre-book Irish Rail tickets this weekend as demand 'extremely high'
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Customers asked to pre-book Irish Rail tickets this weekend as demand 'extremely high'

Jun 25th 2021, 11:06 AM 18,025 Views 12 Comments

Many services this weekend have already sold out, with more expected to in advance of departure.

NPHET supports study on antigen testing in aviation sector - but tests shouldn't be 'green light' for activities
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NPHET supports study on antigen testing in aviation sector - but tests shouldn't be 'green light' for activities

Jun 16th 2021, 2:58 PM 12,337 Views 79 Comments

Officials said there is currently no reliable evidence to support the widescale roll-out of these tests in this sector.

No Luas service running between Smithfield and the Point
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No Luas service running between Smithfield and the Point

Jun 11th 2021, 7:33 AM 17,870 Views 2 Comments

The Red Line is closed between the Smithfield and the Point stops due to a technical fault.

€200m project approved to replace 'one of the worst sections of primary road in the country'
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€200m project approved to replace 'one of the worst sections of primary road in the country'

Jun 9th 2021, 3:19 PM 26,232 Views 12 Comments

Cabinet approved construction on a new single carriageway across Roscommon today.

NTA reminds public of transport capacity limits ahead of weekend of good weather
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NTA reminds public of transport capacity limits ahead of weekend of good weather

Apr 23rd 2021, 3:13 PM 12,532 Views 11 Comments

There has already been an increase in demand for some public transport services since restrictions were eased.

Eamon Ryan: People vaccinated against Covid-19 may be able to skip hotel quarantine in future
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Eamon Ryan: People vaccinated against Covid-19 may be able to skip hotel quarantine in future

Apr 11th 2021, 1:03 PM 36,819 Views 77 Comments

All arrivals from ‘designated countries’ currently have to quarantine for two weeks.

Essential workers should be allowed to finish driving lessons, Oireachtas committee tells minister
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Essential workers should be allowed to finish driving lessons, Oireachtas committee tells minister

Apr 1st 2021, 1:26 PM 14,877 Views 13 Comments

The committee says that stopping essential workers from continuing driving lessons is a “significant oversight”.

Maritime traffic jam grows with more than 200 ships outside Suez Canal
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Maritime traffic jam grows with more than 200 ships outside Suez Canal

Mar 26th 2021, 5:43 PM 46,210 Views 33 Comments

The Suez Canal Authority said it welcomed international offers to help free a stranded cargo ship.

'My beef is the road not going ahead': A Limerick road is causing division lines between Fianna Fáil and the Greens
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'My beef is the road not going ahead': A Limerick road is causing division lines between Fianna Fáil and the Greens

Feb 5th 2021, 1:01 PM 33,634 Views 39 Comments

Minister Eamon Ryan has been accused of acting “in clear breach” of the Programme for Government.

90% of Irish motorists disqualified by a court in 2020 have not surrendered their licences
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90% of Irish motorists disqualified by a court in 2020 have not surrendered their licences

Dec 31st 2020, 12:05 AM 28,461 Views 37 Comments

The figure was revealed in response to a Parliamentary Question last month.

NTA looking to buy up to 800 double-decker electric buses over five-year period
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NTA looking to buy up to 800 double-decker electric buses over five-year period

Dec 21st 2020, 3:35 PM 13,000 Views 19 Comments

The first of these buses won’t arrive until the second half of 2022.

Warning that Ireland could face 'unprecedented disruption' to movement of goods in next four weeks
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Warning that Ireland could face 'unprecedented disruption' to movement of goods in next four weeks

Dec 16th 2020, 11:25 AM 17,437 Views 24 Comments

The Oireachtas Transport Committee will hear from hauliers this morning.

People urged to avoid public transport at peak times ahead of move to Level 3
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People urged to avoid public transport at peak times ahead of move to Level 3

Nov 30th 2020, 4:25 PM 14,464 Views 24 Comments

Capacity on public transport will increase from 25% to 50% from tomorrow onwards.

€63.5 million funding allocated to walking and cycling greenways
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€63.5 million funding allocated to walking and cycling greenways

Nov 9th 2020, 7:30 AM 52,670 Views 43 Comments

The Midleton-Youghal Greenway in Cork is to receive funding of €10 million.

Holohan raises concern about Christmas travel, says NPHET engaging with government on traffic light system
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Holohan raises concern about Christmas travel, says NPHET engaging with government on traffic light system

Updated Nov 3rd 2020, 2:00 PM 62,390 Views 106 Comments

The situation at the moment is international travel of a non-essential nature is not safe, said Holohan.

Rapid pre-departure testing will get loved ones home for Christmas, says Dublin Airport Authority
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Rapid pre-departure testing will get loved ones home for Christmas, says Dublin Airport Authority

Oct 28th 2020, 7:15 AM 64,040 Views 29 Comments

Representatives from Ryanair, Aer Lingus as well as the Shannon Group and Rome Airport will also appear before the committee.

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 19,662 Views 19 Comments

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

Bus Éireann to stop several intercity routes for financial reasons
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Bus Éireann to stop several intercity routes for financial reasons

Sep 28th 2020, 3:25 PM 37,739 Views 56 Comments

Services between Dublin and Cork, Galway, Limerick and Belfast will be affected.

'Killing an industry that's already dead': Taxi drivers stage protest in Dublin city
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'Killing an industry that's already dead': Taxi drivers stage protest in Dublin city

Sep 15th 2020, 1:07 PM 47,270 Views 93 Comments

Drivers have called on the government to introduce a range of measures to support the industry as they deal with the ongoing effects of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Cycling and HGV traffic are both up on last year as public transport still lags behind
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Cycling and HGV traffic are both up on last year as public transport still lags behind

Sep 14th 2020, 12:00 PM 16,915 Views 63 Comments

Cycling in Dublin is up by 9.4% on last year.

Micheál Martin announces the new 'Living with Covid' roadmap on Tuesday - here's what to expect
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Micheál Martin announces the new 'Living with Covid' roadmap on Tuesday - here's what to expect

Sep 12th 2020, 12:05 AM 156,107 Views 64 Comments

The detailed plan is expected to set out how we’ll proceed over the winter and into next spring.

Over 3,000 students turned down for school bus tickets, according to new figures
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Over 3,000 students turned down for school bus tickets, according to new figures

Sep 10th 2020, 7:45 AM 22,916 Views 24 Comments

TD Mattie McGrath said that the ‘archaic’ system was facing a worrying backlog.

Dublin Airport plans to introduce paid drop-off and pick-up zones after pandemic
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Dublin Airport plans to introduce paid drop-off and pick-up zones after pandemic

Sep 6th 2020, 3:24 PM 50,622 Views 93 Comments

Toll booths would be installed as part of the new system, with a free option available in one of the long-term car parks.

Complainant alleged taxi driver 'spent the entire trip claiming coronavirus doesn’t exist'
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Complainant alleged taxi driver 'spent the entire trip claiming coronavirus doesn’t exist'

Aug 28th 2020, 5:02 PM 56,266 Views 60 Comments

The NTA said it has no powers to act if a driver is not wearing a mask.

Opinion: If we do it the right way we can avoid a school run clogged up by cars
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Opinion: If we do it the right way we can avoid a school run clogged up by cars

Aug 27th 2020, 7:33 PM 23,726 Views 37 Comments

Jane Hackett of the Green-Schools Travel Programme is urging parents to avoid slipping back to the overuse of the car because of concerns over Covid-19.

National Transport Authority pilots new mobile ticketing app
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National Transport Authority pilots new mobile ticketing app

Aug 7th 2020, 6:15 AM 24,467 Views 19 Comments

The trial is part of wider plans by the NTA to modernise and link ticketing systems across the networks.

Irish and NI governments to examine the possibility of a high-speed Belfast-Dublin-Cork rail line
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Irish and NI governments to examine the possibility of a high-speed Belfast-Dublin-Cork rail line

Jul 31st 2020, 3:28 PM 18,175 Views 49 Comments

A major feasibility study is to be undertaken.

Face masks on public transport to become compulsory from next week
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Face masks on public transport to become compulsory from next week

Jul 10th 2020, 5:28 PM 35,298 Views 133 Comments

Taoiseach Micheál Martin announced the new measure this afternoon.

Ryan says if airlines seek State financial support they must in return be fair to customers who choose not to fly
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Ryan says if airlines seek State financial support they must in return be fair to customers who choose not to fly

Jul 10th 2020, 6:20 AM 22,611 Views 29 Comments

The new Minister for Transport said the regulations to protect airline customers weren’t made to cope with a global pandemic.

Half of Dublin Bus passengers are wearing face masks but compliance on transport varies widely
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Half of Dublin Bus passengers are wearing face masks but compliance on transport varies widely

Jul 2nd 2020, 8:50 AM 24,787 Views 76 Comments

Compliance across various services ranges from 40% to 98%, the National Transport Authority has said.

NTA advises commuters to walk or cycle instead of using public transport as economy re-opens
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NTA advises commuters to walk or cycle instead of using public transport as economy re-opens

Jun 24th 2020, 6:00 AM 15,217 Views 56 Comments

The advice comes ahead of Phase Three of the government’s roadmap for re-opening the country.

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