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# national-transport-authority - Monday 29 November, 2021

Public consultation launched on all-island strategic rail review
# Public Consultation
# Public Consultation

Public consultation launched on all-island strategic rail review

Nov 29th 2021, 5:28 PM 21,495 Views 33 Comments

The deadline for submissions as part of the public consultation is January 21, 2022.

# national-transport-authority - Tuesday 9 November, 2021

Underground Dart line mothballed for 20 years, according to updated Dublin transport strategy
# Off The Rails
# Off The Rails

Underground Dart line mothballed for 20 years, according to updated Dublin transport strategy

Updated Nov 9th 2021, 2:00 PM 38,326 Views 100 Comments
  • The strategy includes proposals for the long-awaited Metrolink from Swords to Charlemont.
  • Planning permission for the Metrolink will be sought next year but the scheme won't be operational until after 2031.
  • Proposals for an underground line linking Heuston Station to the Dart service have been shelved until after 2042.

# national-transport-authority - Wednesday 21 July, 2021

Can I tap? Contactless and smartphone payments planned for public transport in next three years
# That's The Ticket
# That's The Ticket

Can I tap? Contactless and smartphone payments planned for public transport in next three years

Jul 21st 2021, 12:05 AM 61,047 Views 56 Comments
  • New ways to buy tickets and pay fares on public transport could be rolled out by 2023 or 2024.
  • A revised fare system includes the scrapping of Dublin Bus' 'stages'.
  • Cash will continue to be accepted while alternative options are developed.

# national-transport-authority - Thursday 1 July, 2021

Transport expert: Time for Ireland to update its antiquated bus networks
# Cork
# Cork

Transport expert: Time for Ireland to update its antiquated bus networks

Jul 1st 2021, 4:18 PM 10,163 Views 20 Comments

The Cork Bus Network Redesign Choices Report has invited the public to be a part of the process.

# national-transport-authority - Friday 23 April, 2021

NTA reminds public of transport capacity limits ahead of weekend of good weather
# Transport
# Transport

NTA reminds public of transport capacity limits ahead of weekend of good weather

Apr 23rd 2021, 3:13 PM 12,544 Views 11 Comments

There has already been an increase in demand for some public transport services since restrictions were eased.

# national-transport-authority - Monday 18 January, 2021

Rows over face masks and Covid-19 'deniers' feature in complaints to taxi regulator
# NTA
# NTA

Rows over face masks and Covid-19 'deniers' feature in complaints to taxi regulator

Jan 18th 2021, 6:07 PM 29,718 Views 12 Comments

The chief executive of Lynk Ireland has said that complaints over mask wearing are a “two-way street”.

# national-transport-authority - Thursday 10 December, 2020

New fleet of hybrid buses to be on Dublin and Galway roads by New Year
# Hybrid Bus
# Hybrid Bus

New fleet of hybrid buses to be on Dublin and Galway roads by New Year

Dec 10th 2020, 2:09 PM 21,816 Views 41 Comments

The first ten of 100 double-deck electric hybrid buses were launched today.

# national-transport-authority - Monday 30 November, 2020

People urged to avoid public transport at peak times ahead of move to Level 3
# NTA
# NTA

People urged to avoid public transport at peak times ahead of move to Level 3

Nov 30th 2020, 4:25 PM 14,483 Views 24 Comments

Capacity on public transport will increase from 25% to 50% from tomorrow onwards.

# national-transport-authority - Thursday 26 November, 2020

Rail line to Navan and Metro to south Dublin to be assessed as NTA asks for public views on transport strategy
# Greater Dublin Area
# Greater Dublin Area

Rail line to Navan and Metro to south Dublin to be assessed as NTA asks for public views on transport strategy

Nov 26th 2020, 12:59 PM 17,380 Views 51 Comments

The NTA is seeking views on what people’s priorities are for the greater Dublin transport strategy into the future.

# national-transport-authority - Friday 28 August, 2020

Complainant alleged taxi driver 'spent the entire trip claiming coronavirus doesn’t exist'
# Transport
# Transport

Complainant alleged taxi driver 'spent the entire trip claiming coronavirus doesn’t exist'

Aug 28th 2020, 5:02 PM 56,342 Views 60 Comments

The NTA said it has no powers to act if a driver is not wearing a mask.

# national-transport-authority - Wednesday 26 August, 2020

Dart extension to Drogheda and increased capacity promised in new rail plan
# Upgrades
# Upgrades

Dart extension to Drogheda and increased capacity promised in new rail plan

Aug 26th 2020, 2:25 PM 24,697 Views 42 Comments

A public consultation will now take place as part of plans for the Dart+ West programme.

# national-transport-authority - Saturday 22 August, 2020

NTA allocates €55m to councils to enhance cycling and walking infrastructure
# Infrastructure
# Infrastructure

NTA allocates €55m to councils to enhance cycling and walking infrastructure

Aug 22nd 2020, 11:52 AM 21,231 Views 81 Comments

The funding was allocated under the July Jobs Stimulus Plan announced by the government last month.

# national-transport-authority - Friday 7 August, 2020

National Transport Authority pilots new mobile ticketing app
# Tickets Please
# Tickets Please

National Transport Authority pilots new mobile ticketing app

Aug 7th 2020, 6:15 AM 24,514 Views 19 Comments

The trial is part of wider plans by the NTA to modernise and link ticketing systems across the networks.

# national-transport-authority - Friday 31 July, 2020

Second phase of new Royal Canal cycle route opened in Dublin city
# On Your Bike
# On Your Bike

Second phase of new Royal Canal cycle route opened in Dublin city

Jul 31st 2020, 3:12 PM 23,330 Views 35 Comments

Funding was provided by the National Transport Authority at a cost of €8.9 million.

# national-transport-authority - Thursday 9 July, 2020

Covid-19 puts brakes on expansion of 24-hour bus services in Dublin city
# Around The Clock
# Around The Clock

Covid-19 puts brakes on expansion of 24-hour bus services in Dublin city

Jul 9th 2020, 12:05 AM 17,166 Views 10 Comments

The National Transport Authority has said additional PSO funding will be needed this year to continue delivering the existing level of services.

# national-transport-authority - Thursday 2 July, 2020

Half of Dublin Bus passengers are wearing face masks but compliance on transport varies widely
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Half of Dublin Bus passengers are wearing face masks but compliance on transport varies widely

Jul 2nd 2020, 8:50 AM 24,815 Views 76 Comments

Compliance across various services ranges from 40% to 98%, the National Transport Authority has said.

# national-transport-authority - Wednesday 24 June, 2020

NTA advises commuters to walk or cycle instead of using public transport as economy re-opens
# On Yer Bike
# On Yer Bike

NTA advises commuters to walk or cycle instead of using public transport as economy re-opens

Jun 24th 2020, 6:00 AM 15,226 Views 56 Comments

The advice comes ahead of Phase Three of the government’s roadmap for re-opening the country.

# national-transport-authority - Tuesday 2 June, 2020

Travel demand on public transport during Phase One has been higher than expected, says NTA
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Travel demand on public transport during Phase One has been higher than expected, says NTA

Jun 2nd 2020, 4:01 PM 16,261 Views 25 Comments

Normal Monday-Friday timetables for commuters on bus and DART are due to recommence on 8 June.

# national-transport-authority - Thursday 19 March, 2020

Significant drop in number of people using public transport
# Coronavirus Crisis
# Coronavirus Crisis

Significant drop in number of people using public transport

Mar 19th 2020, 5:21 PM 22,668 Views 50 Comments

The NTA says public transport will continue to operate as normal despite the drop.

# national-transport-authority - Sunday 1 December, 2019

Monthly and annual travel fares rise today... but more changes to cash and Leap tickets set for April
# NTA
# NTA

Monthly and annual travel fares rise today... but more changes to cash and Leap tickets set for April

Dec 1st 2019, 7:00 AM 29,048 Views 22 Comments

NTA CEO Anne Graham said that overall fare revenue will increase by “less than 2%”.

# national-transport-authority - Thursday 14 November, 2019

'Gross mismanagement': NTA paying agency workers twice what it pays its own permanent staff
# Wages
# Wages

'Gross mismanagement': NTA paying agency workers twice what it pays its own permanent staff

Updated Nov 14th 2019, 8:17 PM 35,485 Views 47 Comments

The average wage an agency worker is paid is nearly €140,000.

# national-transport-authority - Tuesday 12 November, 2019

'Accounting error' caused Irish Uber customers to be charged for journeys they didn't take
# Uber Unhappy
# Uber Unhappy

'Accounting error' caused Irish Uber customers to be charged for journeys they didn't take

Nov 12th 2019, 2:15 PM 13,080 Views 22 Comments

Some users were charged up to €70 after they failed to flag a taxi using the app.

# national-transport-authority - Friday 18 October, 2019

Dublin Bus fined €165,000 after more than 50% of services fail to meet punctuality targets
# Sanctioned
# Sanctioned

Dublin Bus fined €165,000 after more than 50% of services fail to meet punctuality targets

Oct 18th 2019, 6:05 AM 24,506 Views 66 Comments

The company is required to meet punctuality targets as part of its contract with the NTA.

# national-transport-authority - 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 50,810 Views 119 Comments

The British-owned firm began operating 24 routes in Ireland in September 2018.

# national-transport-authority - Sunday 13 October, 2019

NTA says it would like to expand free public transport for kids after 'phenomenal' summer uptake
# Giant Leap
# Giant Leap

NTA says it would like to expand free public transport for kids after 'phenomenal' summer uptake

Oct 13th 2019, 7:00 AM 15,639 Views 29 Comments

Irish Rail, Luas, Bus Eireann and Go Ahead all saw child journey’s jump by over 100% during Kids Go Free August initiative.

# national-transport-authority - Thursday 10 October, 2019

NTA says 'three years best case scenario' for roll out of additional train carriages
# Commuters
# Commuters

NTA says 'three years best case scenario' for roll out of additional train carriages

Oct 10th 2019, 5:52 PM 14,211 Views 29 Comments

Fianna Fáil TD Marc MacSharry said ‘stagger your journeys’ message isn’t practical for working people.

# national-transport-authority - Thursday 3 October, 2019

'It is just pure anti-whiteism': NTA hit by complaints over anti-racism campaign
# FOI
# FOI

'It is just pure anti-whiteism': NTA hit by complaints over anti-racism campaign

Oct 3rd 2019, 12:05 AM 59,605 Views 261 Comments

In August, the NTA launched a week-long public campaign to highlight experiences of racism.

# national-transport-authority - Thursday 15 August, 2019

Up to 3.6m BusConnects leaflets to be delivered to every home and business in greater Dublin
# Tender
# Tender

Up to 3.6m BusConnects leaflets to be delivered to every home and business in greater Dublin

Aug 15th 2019, 6:20 AM 20,056 Views 61 Comments

A new public consultation will open on the bus plans next month.

# national-transport-authority - Monday 29 July, 2019

Minister urges BusConnects 'rethink' and says 'alternative route must be found' in constituency
# Bus Corridor
# Bus Corridor

Minister urges BusConnects 'rethink' and says 'alternative route must be found' in constituency

Jul 29th 2019, 12:05 AM 52,282 Views 75 Comments

With BusConnects yet to progress to its next revised stage, public representatives have been having their say.

# national-transport-authority - Tuesday 16 July, 2019

There are plans for the installation of four bus shelters along Dublin's O'Connell Street
# Bus Shelters
# Bus Shelters

There are plans for the installation of four bus shelters along Dublin's O'Connell Street

Jul 16th 2019, 8:14 AM 26,178 Views 74 Comments

The applications have been submitted to Dublin City Council by the National Transport Authority.

# national-transport-authority - Thursday 27 June, 2019

Dublin cycling office on the way as NTA issues tender
# On Yer Bike
# On Yer Bike

Dublin cycling office on the way as NTA issues tender

Jun 27th 2019, 6:05 AM 10,899 Views 71 Comments

Dublin is currently hosting Velo City 2019, an international cycling conference taking place until Friday.

# national-transport-authority - Tuesday 14 May, 2019

Light rail network proposed for Cork under ambitious new transport strategy
# Public Transport
# Public Transport

Light rail network proposed for Cork under ambitious new transport strategy

May 14th 2019, 12:43 PM 18,275 Views 46 Comments

The NTA’s plans are estimated to cost €3.5 billion.

# national-transport-authority - Monday 13 May, 2019

'This cannot happen': Records show how TDs lobbied NTA to change original Metrolink plan
# FOI
# FOI

'This cannot happen': Records show how TDs lobbied NTA to change original Metrolink plan

May 13th 2019, 12:05 AM 33,438 Views 38 Comments

Plans for the line were changed this year following local opposition on both sides of Dublin.

# national-transport-authority - Sunday 12 May, 2019

Metrolink construction could close section of Royal Canal cycling Greenway for up to three years
# Glasnevin
# Glasnevin

Metrolink construction could close section of Royal Canal cycling Greenway for up to three years

May 12th 2019, 11:00 AM 18,001 Views 50 Comments

A cycling group has called on the NTA to alter its plans for the Glasnevin Station.

# national-transport-authority - Thursday 18 April, 2019

From Swords Central to Charlemont: here's what ten of Dublin's new Metrolink stations will look like
# Metrolink
# Metrolink

From Swords Central to Charlemont: here's what ten of Dublin's new Metrolink stations will look like

Apr 18th 2019, 9:34 AM 47,901 Views 62 Comments

The NTA has published artist’s impressions of 10 proposed stations on the line.

# national-transport-authority - 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 12,335 Views 53 Comments

The annual Canal Cordon Report for 2018 tracks the mode of transport share of people coming into Dublin.

# national-transport-authority - Monday 8 April, 2019

Three Dublin blackspots to get CCTV to catch road users running red lights
# Blackspots
# Blackspots

Three Dublin blackspots to get CCTV to catch road users running red lights

Apr 8th 2019, 11:22 AM 35,213 Views 105 Comments

Cameras at Blackhall place, Con Colbert Road and Queen Street are to run permanently.

# national-transport-authority - Saturday 6 April, 2019

'It's really heartbreaking': Dublin apartment owners vow to fight demolition of their homes for Metrolink
# College Gate
# College Gate

'It's really heartbreaking': Dublin apartment owners vow to fight demolition of their homes for Metrolink

Apr 6th 2019, 10:00 PM 54,887 Views 44 Comments

70 city centre apartments are set to be acquired as part of the plans.

# national-transport-authority - Saturday 30 March, 2019

NTA awards contract worth €3.6 million for mobile ticketing app for public transport
# Handy
# Handy

NTA awards contract worth €3.6 million for mobile ticketing app for public transport

Mar 30th 2019, 8:30 AM 20,913 Views 30 Comments

The new app will initially be rolled out on Bus Éireann services.

# national-transport-authority - Friday 29 March, 2019

FactCheck: Was there a plan to close the Luas Green Line for up to four years to construct the Metrolink?
# Metrolink
# Metrolink

FactCheck: Was there a plan to close the Luas Green Line for up to four years to construct the Metrolink?

Mar 29th 2019, 12:05 AM 18,379 Views 34 Comments

The Minister for Transport was among those to make the claim.

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