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# buses - Thursday 30 January, 2020

Poll: Should a free public transport system be introduced? Getting Around This post contains a poll

Poll: Should a free public transport system be introduced?

Solidarity-PBP made the pledge in their climate change manifesto yesterday.

# buses - Wednesday 27 November, 2019

The CSO has measured how far Irish people live from schools, bus stops and GPs

There is a large difference in distances between rural and urban settings for all services.

# buses - Thursday 17 October, 2019

'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.

# buses - Thursday 12 September, 2019

All commercial bus services must be wheelchair accessible by 2026 under NTA plans

If agreed upon and implemented it would mean all vehicles would have to be low-floor wheelchair accessible within the next seven years.

# buses - Saturday 10 August, 2019

Donegal wheelchair user left without accessible bus to Dublin despite booking five days in advance

Bus Éireann has since apologised and compensated the family, which had to pay for a taxi to the capital.

# buses - Wednesday 10 April, 2019

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.

# buses - Monday 9 July, 2018

This is what buses will look like on 24 Dublin routes later this year

The travel experience will stay largely the same for commuters, the company says.

# buses - 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.

# buses - Thursday 10 May, 2018

Bus Éireann is looking for nearly 200 new drivers

The jobs will be based all over the country.

# buses - Thursday 15 March, 2018

Bus transfers in operation between Limerick and Waterford due to flooding on train line

Crews are on site to restore services as quickly as possible.

# buses - Monday 12 March, 2018

'There's a cycling agenda here' - debate hots up ahead of planning meeting on Dublin's proposed civic plaza

The proposed College Green plaza has raised some businesses’ hackles.

# buses - Tuesday 6 March, 2018

A new bus route will link Blanchardstown and Naas

There will be nine services each way, seven days a week.

# buses - Thursday 10 August, 2017

Dublin Bus has lost out on a tender for 10% of its own routes

The company had tendered to operate 24 suburban routes over a five-year period.

# buses - Saturday 17 June, 2017

Manspreading is now banned on buses in Madrid

Buses have been kitted out with stickers banning the habit

# buses - Sunday 28 May, 2017

By 2018, transport fleets like Bus Éireann will have green energy buses

Dublin Bus, Bus Éireann and school buses will have sustainable-energy buses in their fleet by 2018.

# buses - Saturday 15 April, 2017

Death toll in Syrian car bomb attack rises to 43

The attack targeted residents evacuated from the northern towns of Fuaa and Kafraya.

# buses - Friday 14 April, 2017

Dublin Bus is selling 67 of its double-decker buses

Last year the company added more than 100 new buses to the fleet.

# buses - Thursday 13 April, 2017

# buses - Tuesday 11 April, 2017

'It certainly must stick in the craw of the workers' - Shane Ross lambasted for photo of night out with Amanda Brunker

Talks aimed at bringing the Bus Éireann strike to an end broke down this morning.

# buses - Monday 27 February, 2017

Bus Éireann staff to begin indefinite strike from Monday

In a statement released this afternoon, the company says that the decision comes as talks with unions at the Workplace Relations Committee have failed.

# buses - Tuesday 21 February, 2017

Bus Éireann workers ready to strike as talks between management and unions collapse

The two sides had been negotiating at Workplace Relations Commission.

From The Daily Edge Everyone loved Christy the Dublin bus driver on Toughest Place to Be Christy Carey

# buses - Wednesday 15 February, 2017

Breakthrough in Dublin Bus and Bus Éireann disputes

Meanwhile, unions at Bus Eireann have entered talks to see if they can find a way to avoid next week’s strike.

# buses - Sunday 29 January, 2017

Dublin Bus still has three single-decker buses

They mainly service the 44B route.

# buses - Monday 23 January, 2017

'A serious accident waiting to happen' - cyclists not happy with Luas lines on single lane O'Connell Street Lethal This post contains videos

'A serious accident waiting to happen' - cyclists not happy with Luas lines on single lane O'Connell Street

A spate of reports of people falling from their bicycles in traffic, and suffering minor-to-more-serious injuries, have been reported at the site.

# buses - Wednesday 7 September, 2016

Gardaí tell drivers to stay out of bus lanes during strike

Shane Ross says that the government can’t “open the cheque book” to fix the strike.

# buses - Tuesday 2 August, 2016

Fast trains and motorways may grab the headlines, but we actually need more buses

Ciarán Cuffe says we need to do more with less when it comes to public transport.

# buses - Thursday 23 June, 2016

Dublin is getting a new bus route to the airport

Like the 747 route, the bus will cost €6 for a one-way ticket.

# buses - Tuesday 26 January, 2016

Passenger outrage as thieves steal luggage from Aircoach buses

The company said the incidents are taken extremely seriously, but they only occur in a small number of cases.

# buses - Tuesday 5 January, 2016

There were over 220 million public transport journeys in 2015

That’s 7.74 million more than 2014.

# buses - Saturday 17 October, 2015

Woman arrested after racist rant against Muslims caught on video

The woman calls the women a number of obscene names.

# buses - Wednesday 23 September, 2015

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.

# buses - Tuesday 11 August, 2015

Pics: Use Dublin Bus? Shiny new buses for four routes Sparkle This post contains images

Pics: Use Dublin Bus? Shiny new buses for four routes

Passenger numbers have increased by 700,000 in the first half of this year.

# buses - Wednesday 8 July, 2015

Drive through Dublin city centre? Expect major delays from next month...

This is due to track being laid for the Luas Cross City.

# buses - Friday 19 June, 2015

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.

# buses - Friday 20 February, 2015

From The42 Straight outta... Carson? Raiders and Chargers plan joint stadium near LA Buses

Straight outta... Carson? Raiders and Chargers plan joint stadium near LA

Apparently NFL teams are like buses.

# buses - Friday 30 January, 2015

Is your bus route going to be privatised? These ones could be

If the NTA has its way.

# buses - Friday 2 January, 2015

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

Irish setters are no doubt happy with the news.

# buses - Thursday 4 December, 2014

Which county's drivers clocked up the most miles last year?
From The Daily Edge 13 times Dublin bus drivers were actually quite sound Bus Bants

13 times Dublin bus drivers were actually quite sound

They’re not all bad.

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