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# nta - Tuesday 20 February, 2018

Dublin Bus is changing another 10 routes to avoid College Green in the city centre

The NTA said these changes are in order to cater for an increase in the number of longer Luas trams and tourist season.

# nta - Wednesday 3 January, 2018

'Don't go if you feel unsafe': Group of young men behind taxi driver attacks in west Dublin

There have been a number of incidents in the area in recent weeks involving taxi drivers.

# nta - Saturday 30 December, 2017

Over 200 new wheelchair accessible taxis added to the fleet in 2017

Grant funding of more than €1,700,000 was provided by the National Transport Authority to help drivers with funding.

# nta - Sunday 24 December, 2017

From being overcharged to the car 'smelling like a zoo': Why people complain about taxis

The National Transport Authority receives around 1,000 complaints about taxis every year.

# nta - Wednesday 13 December, 2017

'Common sense has prevailed': Lidl in Ballymun a step closer after NTA drops objection

Local councillor Noeleen Reilly said locals were breathing sighs of relief at the news.

# nta - Monday 20 November, 2017

Some Leap Card users travelling on Bus Éireann for free due to lack of correct ticket machines

Privately contracted vehicles driving for the State company in particular are often driven with no machine capable of recognising Leap Cards.

# nta - Thursday 16 November, 2017

'A vote of confidence': Bus Éireann wins rights to run five bus routes in Waterford

This follows a competitive process with five bids from Irish and international companies.

# nta - Friday 27 October, 2017

Some Dublin Bus, rail, and Luas prices will go up from January - others will go down

# nta - Wednesday 27 September, 2017

Dublin's €20m Liffey Cycleway project rejected by NTA

“We’re five years into this process – it is unacceptable to go back to square one.”

# nta - Friday 15 September, 2017

Bad news for commuters - your taxi fare is about to go up by 3%

A usual €18 fare will cost around €18.70 after the changes come into effect.

# nta - Thursday 24 August, 2017

Number of journeys taken on all public transport increases by 31 million in four years

Dublin Bus saw an increase of 13 million in journeys.

# nta - Thursday 29 June, 2017

Children with Leap cards to get free access to public transport for two weeks

The promotion will cover a range of Bus Éireann, Dublin Bus, Dart and Luas services.

'Parking protected' cycle lanes move one step closer to reality in Dublin city Georgian Parkway This post contains videos

'Parking protected' cycle lanes move one step closer to reality in Dublin city

The proposed design would see parked cars create a buffer between cyclists and traffic.

# nta - Monday 29 May, 2017

These are the planned routes for the new 'Bus Rapid Transit' network in Dublin

A new express bus system is being planned for the capital.

# nta - Wednesday 1 March, 2017

Taxi driver 'in need of a shower' prompted one of 998 complaints last year

New figures provided by the NTA show that the complaints by passengers about taxis climbed by 7.5% to 998 last year.

# nta - Wednesday 25 January, 2017

National Transport Authority to lose nearly €1m after 'taking the hit' on subletting offices

The issue arose when the Taxi Regulator was absorbed into the NTA, and its premises was transferred to the NTA’s.

# nta - Thursday 12 January, 2017

Dublin City Council hopes to have rickshaws banned this year

As things stand, gardaí can only treat the operators like they would any other cyclists.

# nta - Sunday 1 January, 2017

From alleged aggression to dog allergies: Why people complain about taxi drivers

“The driver, to my surprise, took offence … saying that he didn’t need to take such abuse and he is not bringing me home but kicking me out.”

# nta - Saturday 31 December, 2016

Here are the most common reasons people complain about taxis

Most of the complaint outcomes involved no further action as the complainant didn’t respond or there was no evidence of an offence.

# nta - Tuesday 15 November, 2016

Alan Kelly is properly miffed at suggestions a Tipperary rail line should close

It costs €550 for each passenger on the Ballybrophy line, compared to just 90 cent for each Dart passenger.

# nta - Monday 14 November, 2016

Mattress Mick ordered to pay up €900 over unlicensed taxi driver

Judge O’Neill heard Flynn was found to be incredibly co-operative and very professional.

Should taxi drivers here have to take an English language test? The NTA is asking that question

A new questionnaire is being posed by the National Transport Authority as part of its review of how drivers should be licensed to work in the industry.

# nta - Thursday 23 June, 2016

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.

# nta - Thursday 16 June, 2016

7 of the best spots to get brunch in Dublin

For the morning that’s in it.

# nta - Sunday 29 May, 2016

'His terrible jokes weren't worth the extra cash': Here are Ireland's complaints against its taxi drivers

Almost 500 complaints were made to the NTA between November 2015 and April of this year.

# nta - Tuesday 10 May, 2016

Taxi drivers work an average of five hours a day, new study finds

A taxi drivers weekly earnings can range from €98 up to €1,189.

# nta - Sunday 3 April, 2016

Dodgy tips, aggressive drivers, "smelly" vehicles - taxi complaints went through the roof in the last four years

More than half of the complaints made last year concerned the behaviour of taxi drivers.

# nta - Thursday 15 October, 2015

These are the plans for transport in Dublin for the next two decades

A growing city needs a growing transport network.

# nta - Tuesday 22 September, 2015

Does Dublin 'urgently' need Dart Underground?

The project has been delayed as “lower cost technical solution” is found.

# nta - Wednesday 12 August, 2015

Poll: Should CCTV be mandatory in all taxis? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should CCTV be mandatory in all taxis?

Are taxis safe enough – or can more be done?

# nta - Thursday 21 May, 2015

Commuters rejoice: Irish Rail launches rapid Cork to Dublin route

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

# nta - Monday 11 May, 2015

Can talks prevent the next bus strike, or is the situation 'out of control'?

Further talks between unions and management are due to be held today.

# nta - Monday 26 January, 2015

What's wrong with complimenting a woman on "on her nice dress, or a pair of shoes, or a hairstyle"?

PR advisor Valerie O’Reilly was described as “not bad looking” by TD Michael Lowry in a note to Enda Kenny last week.

# nta - Tuesday 20 January, 2015

Traffic gridlock expected as taxi drivers protest in Dublin city centre

Dozens of drivers will take part in a slow drive to the gates of the Dáíl, heading into rush hour.

# nta - Friday 2 January, 2015

Bus Éireann passengers made 97,000 journeys EVERY DAY last year

Irish setters are no doubt happy with the news.

# nta - Saturday 20 December, 2014

Heading out over Christmas? There might be rogue taxi drivers about

Taxi groups are calling for more enforcement of regulations.

# nta - Monday 1 December, 2014

Your Dublin Bus and Irish Rail commutes just got more expensive

But if you use a Leap card, you might be saving money.

# nta - Monday 24 November, 2014

The only form of public transport with an annual fee of €5* is being launched in Galway today

*The yearly subscription per city – set to rise to €10 in January. You also have to pay a €150 guarantee if the bike goes missing.

# nta - Friday 14 November, 2014

Privatisation of bus routes stalled to allow for further talks with unions

Both Siptu and the NBRU are opposed to the move.

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