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#NTA

# nta - 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.

# nta - Thursday 15 October, 2015

These are the plans for transport in Dublin for the next two decades

A growing city needs a growing transport network.

# nta - Tuesday 22 September, 2015

Does Dublin 'urgently' need Dart Underground?

The project has been delayed as “lower cost technical solution” is found.

# nta - 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?

# nta - 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.

# nta - Monday 11 May, 2015

Can talks prevent the next bus strike, or is the situation 'out of control'?

Further talks between unions and management are due to be held today.

# nta - 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.

# nta - 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.

# nta - Friday 2 January, 2015

Bus Éireann passengers made 97,000 journeys EVERY DAY last year

Irish setters are no doubt happy with the news.

# nta - Saturday 20 December, 2014

Heading out over Christmas? There might be rogue taxi drivers about

Taxi groups are calling for more enforcement of regulations.

# nta - 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.

# nta - 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.

# nta - Friday 14 November, 2014

Privatisation of bus routes stalled to allow for further talks with unions

Both Siptu and the NBRU are opposed to the move.

# nta - Saturday 8 November, 2014

Frozen, Morning Ireland, and the C word: The week in numbers

Plus: How many new cars have been sold in Ireland so far this year?

# nta - 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.

# nta - Thursday 18 September, 2014

Luas Cross City line could be extended into the north of Dublin

This comes as part of a number of proposals by the NTA on creating better connections throughout the north of the city.

# nta - Thursday 4 September, 2014

New figures show a number of 20-year-old buses are still on the road

The National Transport Authority has released new statistics about bus usage.

# nta - Monday 25 August, 2014

Taxi-drivers call for grants to 'carjack-proof' their vehicles

The National Private Hire and Taxi Association have spoken out after yesterday’s attack on a Dublin taxi driver.

# nta - Monday 18 August, 2014

Talk of closing railway stations "totally premature"

A review of rail services is currently underway in anticipation of Budget 2015.

# nta - Friday 15 August, 2014

"I'd say if we don't get an increase there will be a lot of angry taxi men out there"

A annual review of transport charges is currently underway.

# nta - Friday 18 July, 2014

Protests called off as bus routes privatisation row heads to the LRC

Siptu and the NBRU were due to take part in protests next week.

# nta - 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.

# nta - Monday 9 June, 2014

Ever had a run in with a rogue clamper? Their days are nearing an end, apparently...

Their days as rogue clampers, that is. New laws are being brought in to… well, clamp-down on the practice.

# nta - 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.

# nta - 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.

# nta - Wednesday 2 April, 2014

Taxi drivers to face geography tests and tax monitoring under new clampdown

Operation Taximeter will also see stamp 2 Visa holders come under scrutiny.

# nta - 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.

# nta - 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.

# nta - 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.

# nta - 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.

# nta - 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.

# nta - Monday 7 October, 2013

Bus and train numbers down, but Luas numbers growing

Despite falling passenger numbers, the country’s bus and rail services saw climbs in passenger revenue.

# nta - Saturday 14 September, 2013

Green Party leader says Dublin is in the "transport dark ages"

Eamon Ryan says that Dublin City Council’s response to leaked NTA documents is “shockingly conservative”.

# nta - 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.

# nta - 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.

# nta - 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.

# nta - Friday 19 July, 2013

The 9 at 9: Friday

Here are the nine stories you need to know as you kick off your day.

# nta - Thursday 11 April, 2013

New regulations will see private clamper fees capped

The National Transport Authority will now be in charge of regulating the clamping industry in Ireland.

# nta - 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.