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# buses - Tuesday 2 November, 2021

Cork City to get more bus services with shorter wait times under new BusConnects proposals
# Busconnects
# Busconnects

Cork City to get more bus services with shorter wait times under new BusConnects proposals

Nov 2nd 2021, 11:30 AM 11,535 Views 20 Comments

The NTA has today unveiled a draft new bus network for Cork.

# buses - Friday 29 October, 2021

Over 100 rural villages to have frequent public transport service for first time under new plan
# Connecting Ireland
# Connecting Ireland

Over 100 rural villages to have frequent public transport service for first time under new plan

Oct 29th 2021, 5:15 PM 38,549 Views 34 Comments

The plan was published today for public consultation.

# buses - Sunday 10 October, 2021

'Are we waiting for a serious assault to occur?' Renewed call for dedicated transport police
# Transport Police
# Transport Police

'Are we waiting for a serious assault to occur?' Renewed call for dedicated transport police

Oct 10th 2021, 6:30 AM 20,769 Views 33 Comments

It follows news of a disturbing incident that played out ona nighttime DART service this week.

# buses - Sunday 27 June, 2021

First phase of new BusConnects network in Dublin comes into operation today
# New Routes
# New Routes

First phase of new BusConnects network in Dublin comes into operation today

Jun 27th 2021, 12:05 PM 34,367 Views 16 Comments

The new routes commencing today take over from the 29a, 32, 31, 31a and 31b.

# buses - Tuesday 29 September, 2020

Transport Minister says NTA will make sure 'no town is left behind' after Bus Éireann axes certain routes
# Expressway
# Expressway

Transport Minister says NTA will make sure 'no town is left behind' after Bus Éireann axes certain routes

Sep 29th 2020, 10:45 AM 19,714 Views 20 Comments

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

# buses - Monday 17 August, 2020

Car traffic is slowly returning but public transport is still way down on last year
# Public Transport
# Public Transport

Car traffic is slowly returning but public transport is still way down on last year

Aug 17th 2020, 4:11 PM 16,029 Views 35 Comments

At the peak of Covid-19 restrictions traffic was down by about 78%, it’s now down by 16.3% in Dublin and 12.6% elsewhere.

# buses - Thursday 30 January, 2020

Poll: Should a free public transport system be introduced?
# Getting Around
# Getting Around

Poll: Should a free public transport system be introduced?

Jan 30th 2020, 8:29 AM 46,880 Views 238 Comments

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
# Facilities
# Facilities

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

Nov 27th 2019, 9:35 PM 15,055 Views 14 Comments

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
# Track Record
# Track Record

'It confirms our worst fears about privatisation': Half of Go-Ahead bus routes fail to meet punctuality targets

Oct 17th 2019, 12:05 AM 51,088 Views 119 Comments

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
# Inclusive
# Inclusive

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

Sep 12th 2019, 2:26 PM 14,559 Views 29 Comments

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 Eireann
# Bus Eireann

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

Aug 10th 2019, 7:15 AM 52,347 Views 47 Comments

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
# Transport
# Transport

More people are travelling into Dublin city by public transport, but there are fewer cyclists

Apr 10th 2019, 5:35 PM 12,341 Views 53 Comments

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
# Blue Monday
# Blue Monday

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

Jul 9th 2018, 11:30 AM 68,275 Views 63 Comments

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?
# Snip Snip
# Snip Snip

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

Jun 12th 2018, 3:23 PM 40,835 Views 85 Comments

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
# On The Buses
# On The Buses

Bus Éireann is looking for nearly 200 new drivers

May 10th 2018, 7:35 AM 33,649 Views 30 Comments

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
# Clonmel
# Clonmel

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

Mar 15th 2018, 7:51 PM 9,559 Views 5 Comments

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
# College Green
# College Green

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

Mar 12th 2018, 8:45 AM 23,909 Views 175 Comments

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

# buses - Tuesday 6 March, 2018

A new bus route will link Blanchardstown and Naas
# The 139
# The 139

A new bus route will link Blanchardstown and Naas

Mar 6th 2018, 10:12 AM 26,284 Views 23 Comments

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
# Tender Is The Night
# Tender Is The Night

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

Aug 10th 2017, 10:58 AM 45,938 Views 139 Comments

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
# Spreading The Message
# Spreading The Message

Manspreading is now banned on buses in Madrid

Jun 17th 2017, 5:23 PM 29,999 Views 70 Comments

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
# Green Light
# Green Light

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

May 28th 2017, 12:05 AM 15,194 Views 30 Comments

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
# Aleppo
# Aleppo

Death toll in Syrian car bomb attack rises to 43

Apr 15th 2017, 6:53 PM 11,954 Views 32 Comments

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
# Hop On
# Hop On

Dublin Bus is selling 67 of its double-decker buses

Apr 14th 2017, 4:28 PM 40,464 Views 40 Comments

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

# buses - Thursday 13 April, 2017

Strike over: Bus Éireann says some services may resume tonight but most will be back tomorrow
# Easter Weekend
# Easter Weekend

Strike over: Bus Éireann says some services may resume tonight but most will be back tomorrow

Apr 13th 2017, 6:28 PM 96,169 Views 215 Comments

They had been on strike for 21 days.

# 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
# Feather Boa
# Feather Boa

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

Apr 11th 2017, 6:17 PM 69,651 Views 164 Comments

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
# On The Buses
# On The Buses

Bus Éireann staff to begin indefinite strike from Monday

Feb 27th 2017, 4:55 PM 60,881 Views 214 Comments

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
# Running Routes
# Running Routes

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

Feb 21st 2017, 5:25 PM 22,950 Views 97 Comments

The two sides had been negotiating at Workplace Relations Commission.

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

Everyone loved Christy the Dublin bus driver on Toughest Place to Be

Feb 21st 2017, 8:38 AM 10,684 Views 0 Comments

Ah Christy you hero.

# buses - Wednesday 15 February, 2017

Breakthrough in Dublin Bus and Bus Éireann disputes
# Breakthrough
# Breakthrough

Breakthrough in Dublin Bus and Bus Éireann disputes

Feb 15th 2017, 7:54 PM 16,106 Views 22 Comments

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
# Nippers
# Nippers

Dublin Bus still has three single-decker buses

Jan 29th 2017, 8:00 AM 32,667 Views 31 Comments

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
# Lethal

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

Jan 23rd 2017, 6:10 AM 28,239 Views 97 Comments

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
# Changing Lanes
# Changing Lanes

Gardaí tell drivers to stay out of bus lanes during strike

Sep 7th 2016, 4:13 PM 24,994 Views 72 Comments

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
# Opinion
# Opinion

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

Aug 2nd 2016, 7:00 AM 277 Views 103 Comments

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
# TAKE OFF
# TAKE OFF

Dublin is getting a new bus route to the airport

Jun 23rd 2016, 9:02 AM 38,869 Views 45 Comments

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
# Theft
# Theft

Passenger outrage as thieves steal luggage from Aircoach buses

Jan 26th 2016, 11:17 PM 84,585 Views 107 Comments

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
# Moving
# Moving

There were over 220 million public transport journeys in 2015

Jan 5th 2016, 1:03 PM 5,297 Views 17 Comments

That’s 7.74 million more than 2014.

# buses - Saturday 17 October, 2015

Woman arrested after racist rant against Muslims caught on video
# London
# London

Woman arrested after racist rant against Muslims caught on video

Oct 17th 2015, 12:28 PM 29,897 Views 224 Comments

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?
# Commuter Chaos
# Commuter Chaos

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

Sep 23rd 2015, 10:45 AM 23,499 Views 108 Comments

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
# Sparkle

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

Aug 11th 2015, 2:40 PM 31,580 Views 63 Comments

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...
# The Luas
# The Luas

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

Jul 8th 2015, 8:22 PM 21,452 Views 18 Comments

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

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