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#National Transport Authority

# national-transport-authority - Yesterday’s News

Bus Éireann vehicle pulled from service after passengers discover 'disgusting' fungus on seats

The discovery was made on the 233 service from Cork to Macroom on Monday morning.

# national-transport-authority - Friday 4 January, 2019

269 million passenger journeys made on State-funded public transport last year

That’s an increase of almost 19 million (17%) compared to 2017, according to provisional NTA figures.

# national-transport-authority - Monday 26 November, 2018

Cost of putting a taxi on the road for newer drivers can be over €26,000 a year, says NTA

The NTA said it regularly monitors the cost of operating a taxi when it undertakes a fare review process.

# national-transport-authority - 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.

# national-transport-authority - Friday 26 October, 2018

Using phones instead of physical Leap Cards part of NTA's plans to shake up commuter travel Exclusive

The provision of a new digital card is included in a fresh contract notice issued by the National Transport Authority.

# national-transport-authority - Friday 21 September, 2018

Gardaí investigating early-morning collision between taxi and cyclist in Dublin

The incident happened at around 6am on Thursday morning.

# national-transport-authority - Sunday 5 August, 2018

A card-based system has created more awareness for disabled people in the UK - could it work here?

The JAM card has proven such a success in Northern Ireland that activists are calling for its introduction here.

# national-transport-authority - Friday 3 August, 2018

Public meetings on bus routes that will 'transform' Dublin have begun Consultation This post contains videos

Public meetings on bus routes that will 'transform' Dublin have begun

The first information session took place in Charlestown Shopping Centre in Finglas.

# national-transport-authority - Monday 2 July, 2018

Goodbye to the 46a? Famous Dublin Bus routes would be scrapped as part of 'radical' new plan

What do you think of it? The public will be asked to submit their opinions on it from 16 July.

# national-transport-authority - Thursday 7 June, 2018

Hoteliers say taxis should be forced to offer card payments as a 'basic service'

The industry’s lobby group has described cabbies as ‘ambassadors for their country’.

# national-transport-authority - Sunday 20 May, 2018

Wheelchair users unable to travel on 'accessible' Bus Éireann routes because of bus stops

Bus Éireann require 24-hour notice of travel for wheelchair users.

# national-transport-authority - Wednesday 16 May, 2018

Calls to 'defend' Dublin Bus brand as blue and yellow colours to be phased out

John Lahart TD says the branding is “iconic” and should be protected.

# national-transport-authority - Tuesday 15 May, 2018

Transport boss believes Luas congestion issues are fine now thanks to longer trams

The head of the NTA says she’s very happy with how people have responded to the introduction of the Luas Cross City.

# national-transport-authority - Tuesday 1 May, 2018

Varadkar says Metrolink route would cause 'enormous damage' to local clubs and schools

Members of local sporting clubs and schools have repeatedly raised concerns over the proposed plans in recent weeks.

# national-transport-authority - Wednesday 25 April, 2018

Gaelscoil raises 'grave health concerns' over plan to use grounds for Metrolink supplies

Metrolink proposals were up for discussion in the Transport Oireachtas Committee this afternoon.

# national-transport-authority - Saturday 3 March, 2018

Dublin Airport, Blanchardstown and the N11: These 3 Dublin bus routes are set to get a 24-hour service

Talks are ongoing with the NTA to establish the services in 2018.

# national-transport-authority - Thursday 1 February, 2018

Bad news for commuters... New taxi fare increases of 3% come into effect today

A usual €18 fare will cost around €18.70 after the changes come into effect.

# national-transport-authority - Wednesday 24 January, 2018

DublinBikes is getting fifteen new stations around the city

Most of the new stations are located in Dublin’s north inner city.

# national-transport-authority - Sunday 14 January, 2018

Over 228 people appeal car clamping decisions in the first two months of new law

Last year legislation came into effect to regulate clamping in Ireland, allowing for an appeals process from people who have felt hard-done by from clamping companies.

# national-transport-authority - Saturday 30 December, 2017

Over 200 new wheelchair accessible taxis added to the fleet in 2017

Grant funding of more than €1,700,000 was provided by the National Transport Authority to help drivers with funding.

# national-transport-authority - Sunday 24 December, 2017

From being overcharged to the car 'smelling like a zoo': Why people complain about taxis

The National Transport Authority receives around 1,000 complaints about taxis every year.

# national-transport-authority - Thursday 16 November, 2017

'A vote of confidence': Bus Éireann wins rights to run five bus routes in Waterford

This follows a competitive process with five bids from Irish and international companies.

# national-transport-authority - Friday 27 October, 2017

Some Dublin Bus, rail, and Luas prices will go up from January - others will go down

# national-transport-authority - Sunday 1 October, 2017

New traffic measures on Dublin's quays have been in place for a month, but are they working?

The National Transport Authority says they are, but some businesses disagree.

# national-transport-authority - Friday 15 September, 2017

Bad news for commuters - your taxi fare is about to go up by 3%

A usual €18 fare will cost around €18.70 after the changes come into effect.

# national-transport-authority - Friday 8 September, 2017

Dublin Bus reaches agreement with drivers over anti-social behaviour in Tallaght

Drivers had threatened to curtail a number of routes next week.

# national-transport-authority - Monday 28 August, 2017

Row breaks out in Dublin Bus over youths 'scutting' on the back of new buses

Representatives for drivers have said there are ongoing issues with anti-social behaviour in Tallaght and Finglas.

# national-transport-authority - Tuesday 15 August, 2017

Taxi driver fined after passenger forced to keep window open because of 'extremely dirty' car

There’s been a 25% rise in complaints about taxis in the first six months of this year.

# national-transport-authority - Friday 11 August, 2017

What we know about Go-Ahead, the company that will run 24 Dublin Bus routes

Yesterday was a day of highs and lows for the UK company – it won the Dublin bus contract but lost another for train services in the British West Midlands.

# national-transport-authority - Thursday 10 August, 2017

Do you use these buses in Dublin? A new operator on 10% of routes will be announced today

The ones out to tender are suburban routes that do not travel into the city centre.

# national-transport-authority - Tuesday 1 August, 2017

Government study asks people if rickshaws should be regulated

The National Transport Authority wants responses from rickshaw drivers and passengers.

# national-transport-authority - Sunday 23 July, 2017

Your taxi fare is set to go up again - but some taxi drivers aren't happy

The board of the National Transport Authority will make a final decision on price rises in the near future.

# national-transport-authority - Thursday 29 June, 2017

'Parking protected' cycle lanes move one step closer to reality in Dublin city Georgian Parkway This post contains videos

'Parking protected' cycle lanes move one step closer to reality in Dublin city

The proposed design would see parked cars create a buffer between cyclists and traffic.

# national-transport-authority - Wednesday 25 January, 2017

National Transport Authority to lose nearly €1m after 'taking the hit' on subletting offices

The issue arose when the Taxi Regulator was absorbed into the NTA, and its premises was transferred to the NTA’s.

# national-transport-authority - Sunday 1 January, 2017

From alleged aggression to dog allergies: Why people complain about taxi drivers

“The driver, to my surprise, took offence … saying that he didn’t need to take such abuse and he is not bringing me home but kicking me out.”

# national-transport-authority - Saturday 31 December, 2016

Here are the most common reasons people complain about taxis

Most of the complaint outcomes involved no further action as the complainant didn’t respond or there was no evidence of an offence.

# national-transport-authority - Friday 30 December, 2016

Shane Ross says he won't add extra tolls to ease M50 traffic congestion

The measure was recommended in a report last year from the National Transport Authority.

# national-transport-authority - Saturday 19 November, 2016

"Substantial once-off" fare increase for some rail commuters in the Dublin region "unavoidable"

There’s good news for commuters travelling to the city centre from Naas/Sallins and Kilcock stations.

# national-transport-authority - Thursday 23 June, 2016

More and more people are using the train and Luas

Iarnród Éireann and the Luas brought in over €200 million from passenger revenue in 2015.

# national-transport-authority - Thursday 16 June, 2016

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