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Saturday 2 December 2023 Dublin: 3°C

# Commuting

This year
Planning to be submitted for DART+ South West route to Celbridge by end of month
The project will provide 20 kilometres of electrified rail at Islandbridge, Park West, Clondalkin, Adamstown, and Celbridge.
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Open Thread: How would you change public transport in your county?
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
The next cycle of The Good Information Project from The Journal will look at public transport in Ireland.
NTA reminds public of transport capacity limits ahead of weekend of good weather
There has already been an increase in demand for some public transport services since restrictions were eased.
National Transport Authority pilots new mobile ticketing app
The trial is part of wider plans by the NTA to modernise and link ticketing systems across the networks.
People in Dublin have the fifth highest commuting times in Europe
Budapest, Paris, Amsterdam and London have the longest average commuting times, according to new research.
Almost half of drivers spend more time commuting than they did a year ago
35.26% of those surveyed strongly agreed that a lack of reliable public transport had left them reliant on a car to get to work.
'Major delays' expected as truck driver damages level crossing in Sutton
Irish Rail says the delays are mainly between Howth and Howth Junction but knock-on delays could affect other services.
Irish Rail accused of 'just not caring' as scale of lift problems at train stations revealed
Over the last two years there have been multiple instances of lifts being out of order for more than 20 consecutive days.
Dublin's packed Luas carried almost 42 million passengers last year
Transport Infrastructure Ireland says more trams have been ordered.
Woman stabbed at 'isolated, unlit' Dublin bus stop
The woman’s handbag was stolen during the incident.
Poll: Should bus windows be left open or closed now that it's cold out?
It’s a source of conflict on many bus journeys.
5 long read podcasts that will make next week's commute much more bearable
Five topics to learn about: from Swedish pop sensation Robyn to free speech.
Traffic delays in south Dublin after crash on the Rock Road
The crash is on the outbound side but both sides of the road are affected.
Changes to Irish Rail timetables kick in tomorrow
Some services will have earlier departure times and commuters are advised to check changes.
Plans for dramatic cut to bus services in Dublin village has locals on the streets
Bus frequency in Chapelizod could go from every five minutes to every thirty.
Papal traffic restrictions set to hit Monday commuters
Restrictions around Phoenix Park are to remain in place until 7am on Tuesday.
Rail services resuming in north Dublin after major disruption this morning
A DART train that had not yet entered service struck and fatally injured a person earlier.
11 things you will always notice if you use public transport in Ireland
Shout-out to the person who chooses the outside seat.
A commuter shared the most poetic story about a guy sneezing on the train on Twitter
Never a dull moment on the way to work, is there?
Passengers vent as Luas signalling issue causes delays on morning commute
Trams are not running between Belgard and Saggart.
Delays of up to 120 minutes on rail services after tragic incident, mechanical fault and trespassers
The series of incidents throughout the day have resulted in significant knock-on delays for Friday evening commuters.
'We're often portrayed as anti-car, we're not' - Dublin's traffic supremo on keeping the city flowing
This year was a big one for traffic changes in the capital.
Mothers-to-be can now get baby on board badges for the train
Irish Rail today announced the launch of the new service.
There are 79 unemployment blackspots in Ireland, with Limerick worst affected
Meanwhile, the number of women looking after the home or family has continued to decline.
Three out of every four people that cycle every day in Ireland are men
Half of adults own a bike, but less than one in ten cycle daily, according to stats released for National Bike Week.
Challenge 2: Don't use your phone on your commute
Week two of Live A Better Life: Challenge yourself.
A Dublin woman fell asleep on her way to work and woke up in the 'Luas wash'
Complaint upheld after children were fined for riding Luas for free
The children misunderstood a message that advertised free park and ride facilities.
30km/h speed limit approved for some Dublin city roads
Councillor Ciaran Cuffe said there is strong academic evidence that this move can save lives.
The Phoenix Park rail tunnel will open for passengers from next week
The tunnel will allow passengers coming from Newbridge and Celbridge travel directly to Grand Canal Dock in Dublin.
The average commuter adds 800 calories a week to their diet, a new report has found
Research from the Royal Society for Public Health (RSPH) suggests that people who commute for long periods of time are potentially “shortening their lives”.
Commuting liveblog: Port Tunnel breakdown and road diversions in Dublin
All the traffic, transport and weather news this morning.
Commuting liveblog: Delays on the N7 and multiple crashes nationwide
All the traffic, transport and weather news this morning.
Commuting liveblog: M50 delays and Louth bridge crash
All the traffic, transport and weather news this morning.
Commuting liveblog: M1 crash and loose horses in Cork
Here’s all the traffic, transport and weather news you need as you start your day.
Commuting liveblog: Oil spill in Dublin and foggy conditions nationwide
Here’s all the traffic, transport and weather news you need as you start your day.
Commuting Liveblog: Warning for drivers and cyclists this morning
Here’s all the traffic, transport and weather news you need this morning.
Commuting liveblog: Car on fire on M4 and diverted Brussels-bound flights
All the traffic, transport and weather news you need this morning.