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# busconnects - Saturday 26 October, 2019

Explainer: Here's what the revised BusConnects plan would mean for your bus route

The routes have been revised after the initial public consultation. Here’s what they look like.

# busconnects - Friday 27 September, 2019

NTA is looking for 'front garden negotiators' ahead of next phase of BusConnects

A number of areas of north and south Dublin have protested against the NTA’s plans.

# busconnects - Thursday 15 August, 2019

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.

# busconnects - Monday 29 July, 2019

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.

# busconnects - Saturday 18 May, 2019

South Dublin locals have been tying ribbons to trees in protest at the BusConnects plan Sunday Protest This post contains videos

South Dublin locals have been tying ribbons to trees in protest at the BusConnects plan

Locals say some of the trees are over 120 years old. A protest walk is planned for tomorrow.

# busconnects - Wednesday 27 March, 2019

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.

# busconnects - Wednesday 23 January, 2019

Public asked for its say on six new corridors under radical BusConnects plan

1,300 properties would be affected by 16 new bus corridors, the NTA has said.

# busconnects - Thursday 15 November, 2018

Around 1,300 Dublin property owners to get average of €25k compensation over Bus Connects plan

The cost of continuous bus routes linking areas of Dublin with the city will likely stretch into billions of euro.

# busconnects - Wednesday 14 November, 2018

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.

# busconnects - Wednesday 24 October, 2018

New BusConnects plan won't be published until 'sometime' next year

The NTA has said that it can’t indicate when a new plan will be published due to the level of submissions – over 30,000.

# busconnects - Thursday 18 October, 2018

'If we're not successful in five years, we won't be here': Go-Ahead answers privatisation fears

Ireland manager Ed Wills says he’s quickly learned that bus services are an ‘emotive’ issue.

# busconnects - Sunday 14 October, 2018

'He's all at sea': Ross criticised for asking for info about bus redesign three weeks after launching it

A letter sent from his constituency office asked for an “official line of detail” that he could give to his constituents on the plan.

Visually impaired couple who work in city say BusConnects will have 'devastating effect' Exclusive

Politicians from across Dublin have been conveying the concerns of constituents over the BusConnects plan in recent months.

# busconnects - Sunday 22 July, 2018

'Everyday bus users are refusing to fold up their buggies to allow wheelchair users on board'

The transport committee was told that new regulations are needed to force people to fold up their prams.

# busconnects - Saturday 7 July, 2018

Explainer: How the new Dublin Bus network plans would change your route

It’s not set in stone but here’s how the new Dublin Bus route network would change your travel plans.

# busconnects - Tuesday 12 June, 2018

Dublin's radical bus corridor plan explained: How many gardens will be affected? Will my commute improve?

Road-widening will impact on 1,300 front gardens as part of the NTA’s new plan.

# busconnects - Wednesday 5 July, 2017

New routes, new buses and paying by card: 7,000 people have say on future of Dublin bus network

The consultation is closing on Friday 7 July, and people are being urged to give their responses before then.