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#Transport

# transport - Tuesday 3 September, 2019

Ross seeks county-by-county review of 'insanely uncoordinated' speed limits

Minister for Transport Shane Ross has called on all local authorities to carry out the review.

# transport - Thursday 29 August, 2019

Poll: Should there be Copenhagen-style cycle lanes in every major Irish city? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should there be Copenhagen-style cycle lanes in every major Irish city?

People often point to how the Danish city treats cycle lanes – but could we replicate it here?

'We are on the road to nowhere': Are electric cars and chargers enough to cut our transport emissions?

Transport is a huge contributor to Ireland’s global emissions and tackling them is a major challenge.

# transport - Wednesday 28 August, 2019

'The returns are huge if we can do this': The need for a world-class public transport system in Ireland

What needs to happen in Ireland to drastically improve our public transport?

'We aren't considered important': Wheelchair users dismayed over continued lift breakdowns on train line

‘If people were treated the same way because of their skin colour or religion, the country would shut down.’

# transport - Saturday 13 July, 2019

Luas resumes between Broombridge and Sandyford with some delays

An issue was discovered with the pantographs, which is the device on the tram that connects it to the overhead lines.

# transport - Tuesday 9 July, 2019

Levels of dangerous air pollutant NO2 possibly exceeding limits on M50 and on Dublin streets

A new report from the Environment Protection Agency looks at indicators of the levels of NO2 in the air in Dublin.

# transport - Tuesday 23 April, 2019

'An attack on the most vulnerable': HSE introduces fees for transport to disability day services HSE

'An attack on the most vulnerable': HSE introduces fees for transport to disability day services

One family told their local MEP they were facing a €2,000 annual bill.

# transport - Thursday 18 April, 2019

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

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

# transport - Monday 15 April, 2019

Fancy being a bus driver? Bus Éireann are hiring in a number of locations

The national bus service has been in operation for over 30 years.

# transport - Wednesday 10 April, 2019

More people are travelling into Dublin city by public transport, but there are fewer cyclists

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

# transport - Monday 1 April, 2019

More electric vehicles sold in Ireland so far this year than in whole of 2018

A total of 1,437 electric vehicles were registered so far this year.

# transport - Friday 29 March, 2019

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

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

# transport - Tuesday 26 March, 2019

NTA confirms new Metrolink route will terminate at Charlemont stop

The proposed route to Sandyford would have meant prolonged disruption to the Luas line.

GAA club will not lose pitch after revised Metrolink plans but soccer club will be affected

Na Fianna’s home pitch at Mobhi Road will be left alone but Home Farm FC will see some disruption.

# transport - Saturday 23 March, 2019

Three Dublin Bus routes to be operated by Go-Ahead from Sunday

Three Dublin Bus routes to be operated by Go-Ahead from Sunday

Go-Ahead Ireland won a contract in 2017 to operate 10% of routes previously operated by Dublin Bus.

# transport - Thursday 21 March, 2019

From The42 FAI offers to bring forward John Delaney's Oireachtas hearing Development

FAI offers to bring forward John Delaney's Oireachtas hearing

The association’s chief executive is likely to come under scrutiny, after it emerged he gave a €100,000 loan to the association in 2017.

# transport - Saturday 16 March, 2019

Nine people taken to hospital after collision between Luas and bus

A number of diversions are in place and emergency services are at the scene.

# transport - Wednesday 6 March, 2019

Shane Ross apologises for saying Sinn Féin TD was ‘like a donkey’

Imelda Munster accused the minister of resorting to name-calling, while Ross says the statement was an analogy.

# transport - Tuesday 5 March, 2019

Nurse who saved unconscious bus driver describes 'frightening' ordeal for passengers

The nurse managed to stop the bus when it went out of control and then started CPR on the driver.

'A non-runner': Ross dismisses idea of giving banned drink drivers exemptions to drive to work

The Sunday Business Post reported that the government is set to examine such proposal.

# transport - Saturday 16 February, 2019

It would cost an extra €600 million a year to make public transport free in Ireland

While outlining the figures involved, Shane Ross effectively ruled out such a possibility.

# transport - Friday 8 February, 2019

'It is essentially a car park': Calls for fast-tracking of N11 upgrades

Fianna Fáil’s Stephen Donnelly says progress has been slow with no serious capital investment.

# transport - Wednesday 30 January, 2019

'Residents are really pissed off': Dublin City Council plans expansion of city parking zones into suburbs

The proposals come amid plans to raise parking charges across the city for the first time in over a decade.

# transport - Saturday 26 January, 2019

Ryanair hopes to kill off weaker rivals with low fares and excess capacity - but they keep hanging on

The low-cost airline recently announced its second profit warning in three months.

# transport - Saturday 19 January, 2019

National Transport Authority 'actively considering' 24-hour Dublin Bus service from Dublin Airport

Calls have been made for the introduction of the service after a 24-hour service commenced in Cork last week.

# transport - Friday 18 January, 2019

Nine Dublin Bus routes to be operated by Go Ahead from Sunday onwards

The change aims to bring about improvements in frequency and service levels.

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.

# transport - Tuesday 15 January, 2019

Harris tells public and pharmacies NOT to stockpile medicines for no-deal Brexit

The Irish government published contingency plans on medicines, transport and the Common Travel Area.

# transport - Friday 11 January, 2019

Pearse and Tara Street stations close this weekend for roof repairs

There will be bus transfers available between Connolly and Bray for Connolly/Rosslare Europort services.

# transport - Saturday 22 December, 2018

Need to get around this Christmas? Here's what you need to know about festive public transport

No services on Christmas Day of course, but here’s what else you need to know.

# transport - Monday 3 December, 2018

Union fears privatisation as Bus Éireann routes 101, 101x and 133 to be put out to tender

The NTA first announced its intentions to put routes up for competitive tender in October.

# transport - Monday 19 November, 2018

Woman stabbed at 'isolated, unlit' Dublin bus stop

The woman’s handbag was stolen during the incident.

# transport - Wednesday 7 November, 2018

A pinch more salt: €700k is being spent to increase our winter salt supplies

That’s an extra 58,000 tonnes of salt.

# transport - Tuesday 30 October, 2018

Another delay for Metrolink as public consultation results pushed back

“We now expect to update stakeholders and hold the second non-statutory consultation early in the New Year.”

# transport - Sunday 28 October, 2018

Several roads closed as 20,000 people take part in Dublin Marathon

Some public transport services will also be affected.

# transport - Monday 22 October, 2018

Bus Éireann charges almost double what NI company does for the exact same Dublin-Belfast service

Translink and Bus Éireann both share operations of the Dublin to Belfast X1 and X2A bus service.

# transport - Friday 12 October, 2018

Rail services getting back to normal after Storm Callum - but flights and ferries disrupted

Here’s the latest on the transport situation in the wake of stormy weather overnight.

# transport - Saturday 6 October, 2018

Ireland's biggest hotel group says its Dublin staff don't feel safe cycling to work

Dalata wrote to ask Transport Minister Shane Ross to press on with a plan for more bike paths.

# transport - Thursday 20 September, 2018

The Luas Green Line won't return to full service until tomorrow

“Extensive” damage was done to Luas overhead lines during Storm Ali.

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