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#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

7 of the best spots to get brunch in Dublin

For the morning that’s in it.

# national-transport-authority - Monday 23 May, 2016

Record numbers choosing cycling or public transport in Dublin city

The number cyclists travelling into Dublin has increased by 125% since 2006.

# national-transport-authority - Tuesday 10 May, 2016

Taxi drivers work an average of five hours a day, new study finds

A taxi drivers weekly earnings can range from €98 up to €1,189.

# national-transport-authority - Wednesday 4 May, 2016

What ever happened to the plans for that super fast bus between Dublin city and the airport?

In 2014, a new transport initiative was announced to try to alleviate traffic in Dublin – but is it still going ahead?

# national-transport-authority - Sunday 3 April, 2016

Dodgy tips, aggressive drivers, "smelly" vehicles - taxi complaints went through the roof in the last four years

More than half of the complaints made last year concerned the behaviour of taxi drivers.

# national-transport-authority - Wednesday 12 August, 2015

Poll: Should CCTV be mandatory in all taxis? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should CCTV be mandatory in all taxis?

Are taxis safe enough – or can more be done?

# national-transport-authority - Saturday 27 June, 2015

Why ridesharing has run into some major roadblocks in Ireland

The movement is a global phenomenon – but here it has stalled before even getting started.

# national-transport-authority - Thursday 21 May, 2015

Commuters rejoice: Irish Rail launches rapid Cork to Dublin route

The journey will now take just 2 hours and 15 minutes.

# national-transport-authority - Monday 26 January, 2015

What's wrong with complimenting a woman on "on her nice dress, or a pair of shoes, or a hairstyle"?

PR advisor Valerie O’Reilly was described as “not bad looking” by TD Michael Lowry in a note to Enda Kenny last week.

# national-transport-authority - Tuesday 20 January, 2015

Traffic gridlock expected as taxi drivers protest in Dublin city centre

Dozens of drivers will take part in a slow drive to the gates of the Dáíl, heading into rush hour.

# national-transport-authority - Monday 1 December, 2014

Your Dublin Bus and Irish Rail commutes just got more expensive

But if you use a Leap card, you might be saving money.

# national-transport-authority - Monday 24 November, 2014

The only form of public transport with an annual fee of €5* is being launched in Galway today

*The yearly subscription per city – set to rise to €10 in January. You also have to pay a €150 guarantee if the bike goes missing.

# national-transport-authority - Monday 17 November, 2014

Sick of dodgy WiFi on trains and buses? We have some good news...

…but it might cost us.

# national-transport-authority - Tuesday 4 November, 2014

Do you know which train station in Ireland is the busiest?

Here’s a hint: 83% of all journeys are taken in the Greater Dublin Area.

# national-transport-authority - Friday 10 October, 2014

# national-transport-authority - Thursday 10 July, 2014

Clampdown on rogue taxi drivers reportedly resulted in no arrests

The Department of Transport defended publicising the campaign before it took place.

# national-transport-authority - Tuesday 8 July, 2014

Leap Cards to be extended to Cork, but which counties are next in line?

The cards are already usable on buses in the county and the scheme will extend to trains by early 2015.

# national-transport-authority - Saturday 14 June, 2014

The transport watchdog is worried about car-sharing app Wundercar - should you be?

The German app – and its drivers – could be in contravention of regulations, with union officials warning of dangers to passengers.

# national-transport-authority - Wednesday 28 May, 2014

Leap card fares are going to get cheaper for teenagers aged 18 and under

The child fare rate is being extended from August.

# national-transport-authority - Friday 16 May, 2014

# national-transport-authority - Thursday 24 April, 2014

Column: I know from experience – it's not pleasant being stranded using a wheelchair

For many people, taxis are their only door-to-door public transport service. While we’ve made a good first step in making them wheelchair-friendly, more must be done.

# national-transport-authority - Saturday 12 April, 2014

New infographic breaks down how Dublin commuters get to work

More and more people are cycling but the car is still the king.

# national-transport-authority - Wednesday 9 April, 2014

Reduced fares, like: Leap Card comes to bus services in Cork

Commuters will be able to available of discounted fares of up to 16 per cent.

# national-transport-authority - Monday 3 March, 2014

Take off-peak buses in Dublin? You could be in line for a fare decrease...

The company is considering dropping fares outside of rush hour in order to boost passenger numbers.

# national-transport-authority - Friday 3 January, 2014

NTA says it is rectifying Irish Rail ticket price issues

The National Transport Authority said anomalies exist because it could not move in one step to rectify everything without putting hardship on users.

# national-transport-authority - Thursday 12 December, 2013

Rural hackney licences to be given out for €50

The move was introduced today to help people living in rural areas with problems of isolation.

# national-transport-authority - Friday 6 December, 2013

These bus routes are among over 20 to be privatised in 2016

Over 20 routes operated by Dublin Bus, as well as some Bus Éireann services will be open to private operators as part of a tendering process.

# national-transport-authority - Wednesday 13 November, 2013

Leap Card users will pay no more than €10 a day

The new maximum limit also caps fares at €40 per week across Dublin Bus, Iarnród Éireann and Luas but users of only one service could end up paying more.

# national-transport-authority - Wednesday 23 October, 2013

Train, bus and Luas fares to increase from next week

Monthly and annual tickets will increase from 1 November while cash fares and Leap Card prices will go up from 1 December.

# national-transport-authority - Wednesday 11 September, 2013

Plans to reduce services in Dublin Bus and Bus Éireann contracts

The NTA said that under new proposals it would open the tendering process to provide removed services through separate contracts.

Plans launched for major cycle network in Greater Dublin Area

The National Tarnsport Authority has encouraged public to review the plans and get involved in the consultation process.

# national-transport-authority - Tuesday 20 August, 2013

NTA defends planned use of Phoenix Park tunnel following Irish Rail concerns

Irish Rail says the plan to open the 136-year-old tunnel would be no substitute for the shelved DART Underground scheme in terms of capacity and connectivity.

# national-transport-authority - Monday 19 August, 2013

Limerick bike scheme to be launched next autumn

The scheme is styled on the Dublin Bikes Scheme, which has recorded over three million journeys since its launch.

# national-transport-authority - Friday 9 August, 2013

'Virtual bus lanes' among plans to increase public transport use in Dublin

The National Transport Authority is to “free up road space” for travel by means other than private cars.

# national-transport-authority - Monday 11 February, 2013

Dublin bikes scheme to get €2.6m expansion

The scheme will be expanded eastwards and westwards, from Heuston Station to Docklands, with a grant of €2.6 million from the National Transport Authority.

# national-transport-authority - Thursday 7 February, 2013

Bus Éireann roll out free WiFi across 7 stations nationwide

The affected stations have a combined weekly footfall of approximately 200,000 people.

# national-transport-authority - Tuesday 27 November, 2012

Work to start on €370m Luas link-up next year

The project is likely to generate up to 800 jobs in the construction phase and a further 60 permanent jobs.

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