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#National Transport Authority

# 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.

# national-transport-authority - Friday 2 November, 2012

Exchequer returns show €2.9 billion deficit due, in part, to payment to the ESM

Spending at the Department of Social Protection was more than expected, whereas the Department of Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation continues to underspend.

# national-transport-authority - Monday 24 September, 2012

Bus, rail and tram fare increases to kick in from November

The increases in monthly and annual tickets have been approved by the National Transport Authority.

# national-transport-authority - Saturday 11 August, 2012

Good news, students: New travelcard will have Leap-style capabilities

Third level students will be able to use the new style travelcard to get Leap Card fare on transport.

# national-transport-authority - Monday 2 July, 2012

Journey Planner iPhone app released

Have you been using Transport for Ireland online planner or Android app? Did it help you find your way – or send you out of the way?

# national-transport-authority - Wednesday 27 June, 2012

Need help getting around? New online public transport journey planner launched

The National Transport Authority has unveiled its new website and Android app.

# national-transport-authority - Thursday 14 June, 2012

Public invited to have its say on bus contracts

The National Transport Authority is looking for the opinions of the public as it prepares to roll out its next round of bus contracts.

# national-transport-authority - Tuesday 15 May, 2012

'Inherently racist' - Varadkar critical of signs of 'Irishness' on Dublin taxis

Transport Minister Leo Varadkar also said that stickers indicating that a driver was Irish were “inherently racist”.

# national-transport-authority - Wednesday 21 March, 2012

Bus Éireann rolls out WiFi on 88 new buses

23 commuter coaches in the Greater Dublin Area have been given WiFi services, with more in Cork and Galway.

# national-transport-authority - Saturday 4 February, 2012

New system for Irish Rail intercity fares takes effect today

The new fares regime means higher prices on most InterCity routes, but some ticket prices are also set to fall.

# national-transport-authority - Friday 3 February, 2012

Dublin Bus to increase pre-paid ticket prices

The cost of daily and weekly tickets is set to rise, weeks after a hike in cash fares.

# national-transport-authority - Thursday 26 January, 2012

Most InterCity train fares to go up next month

Iarnród Éíreann confirms adjusted fares, with most prices up by 0.6% to 13.3% – while also reforming the types of tickets sold.

# national-transport-authority - Thursday 22 December, 2011

Dublin Bus to raise cash fares by 15pc in January

Dublin Bus blames rising fuel costs and falling advertising income as it confirms its biggest increase to cash fares in years.

# national-transport-authority - Friday 9 December, 2011

Fare increases announced for Bus Éireann, Dublin Bus, Dart and Luas passengers

The fare hikes are due to take effect in January 2012.

# national-transport-authority - Tuesday 6 December, 2011

Bus Eireann to upgrade fleet in 2012

New buses will be added to the company’s fleet in early 2012, which will “enhance the service” it already gives.

# national-transport-authority - Wednesday 10 August, 2011

Take 5: Wednesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

# national-transport-authority - Tuesday 17 May, 2011

Major clean up of 'disturbing' taxi industry practices underway

Minister for Public Transport and Commuter Policy, Alan Kelly, has announced the details of a review of the taxi industry that is to get underway immediately.

# national-transport-authority - Monday 21 February, 2011

Transport authority set to ease new rules on taxi ages

The National Transport Authority eases enforcement of the ‘nine year rule’ requiring cabs to be younger than nine years old.