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# transport - Friday 6 May, 2022

Public transport fares around Dublin to drop 20% from Monday
# On Board
# On Board

Public transport fares around Dublin to drop 20% from Monday

May 6th 2022, 11:49 AM 26,814 Views 30 Comments

The 90-minute fare will be reduced to €2 for adults and 65 cent for children.

# transport - Wednesday 4 May, 2022

Contactless and smartphone payments on Dublin Bus may be possible 'late next year'
# Tap Tap Tap
# Tap Tap Tap

Contactless and smartphone payments on Dublin Bus may be possible 'late next year'

May 4th 2022, 6:23 PM 17,573 Views 38 Comments

Dublin Bus CEO Ray Coyne also said that any decision to go fully cashless would be taken by government.

# transport - Friday 1 April, 2022

Government to hold crisis meetings daily to address Dublin Airport security delays
# Dublin Airport
# Dublin Airport

Government to hold crisis meetings daily to address Dublin Airport security delays

Updated Apr 1st 2022, 7:13 PM 49,711 Views 75 Comments

Some passengers experienced lengthy security delays recently at the airport.

# transport - Wednesday 30 March, 2022

N20 Cork-Limerick road seen as important step in linking two of Ireland’s biggest city regions
# Road And Greenway
# Road And Greenway

N20 Cork-Limerick road seen as important step in linking two of Ireland’s biggest city regions

Mar 30th 2022, 7:28 PM 19,997 Views 19 Comments

The 80 kilometre new dual carriageway will stretch between Cork City and Limerick.

'No appointment til August': Wait time for NCT is now stretching into the summer
# Road Rage
# Road Rage

'No appointment til August': Wait time for NCT is now stretching into the summer

Mar 30th 2022, 12:05 AM 43,724 Views 53 Comments
  • In January and February alone this year there were 36,000 test appointment cancellations.
  • Speaking to The Journal, Labour TD Duncan Smith described the delays as "unacceptable".

# transport - Thursday 10 March, 2022

NTA may recommend an increase in taxi fares in response to rising fuel costs
# Cost Of Living
# Cost Of Living

NTA may recommend an increase in taxi fares in response to rising fuel costs

Mar 10th 2022, 8:30 PM 17,737 Views 70 Comments

Industry representatives have said demand has not returned to pre-pandemic levels and rising fuel costs are adding pressure on drivers.

# transport - Tuesday 8 February, 2022

Application lodged for judicial review into contentious Galway Ring Road plan
# Transport
# Transport

Application lodged for judicial review into contentious Galway Ring Road plan

Feb 8th 2022, 1:55 PM 8,092 Views 13 Comments

The plan aims to reduce traffic congestion but critics say it would hurt Ireland’s climate objectives and fail to solve the problem.

# transport - Monday 24 January, 2022

€289 million allocated to walking, cycling, and Safe Routes to School for 2022
# Active Travel
# Active Travel

€289 million allocated to walking, cycling, and Safe Routes to School for 2022

Jan 24th 2022, 1:30 PM 11,333 Views 41 Comments

The funding is split between constructing new facilities, upgrading old ones, and programmes like Smarter Travel and Green Schools.

# transport - Saturday 25 December, 2021

Wexford motorists urged to 'stay off' roads until tomorrow after rain brings widespread flooding
# Warning
# Warning

Wexford motorists urged to 'stay off' roads until tomorrow after rain brings widespread flooding

Dec 25th 2021, 8:11 PM 44,620 Views 22 Comments

A Status Yellow rain warning was issued for the county this evening.

# transport - Tuesday 14 December, 2021

€1.8 million in mental health funding allocated to low-emission vehicles for HSE community services
# Budget
# Budget

€1.8 million in mental health funding allocated to low-emission vehicles for HSE community services

Dec 14th 2021, 11:29 AM 20,752 Views 57 Comments

€7 million of a one-off €10 million fund has been earmarked for improving the experiences of people using mental health services.

# transport - Wednesday 8 December, 2021

Decision to approve controversial Galway City Ring Road 'bizarre', Green Party senator says
# Ring Road
# Ring Road

Decision to approve controversial Galway City Ring Road 'bizarre', Green Party senator says

Dec 8th 2021, 3:09 PM 26,715 Views 75 Comments
  • Chronic traffic congestion in Galway has been an issue for years.
  • For more than two decades, a bypass around the city centre has been a large part of the discussion around solutions.
  • An Bórd Pleanála last night approved plans for a Galway City Ring Road route around the north of the city.

# transport - Tuesday 7 December, 2021

Storm Barra: How transport has been impacted today across the country
# Travel
# Travel

Storm Barra: How transport has been impacted today across the country

Updated Dec 7th 2021, 6:35 PM 48,053 Views 9 Comments

Counties in Ireland are currently under either Status Red, Orange or Yellow weather warnings.

# transport - Monday 15 November, 2021

Some increases to Dublin transport fares but €2.30 cap for travel within 90 minutes
# Leap Card
# Leap Card

Some increases to Dublin transport fares but €2.30 cap for travel within 90 minutes

Nov 15th 2021, 5:26 PM 32,680 Views 71 Comments

From 28 November, the price of some Leap Card and cash payments will change.

74% of young car owners plan to cut down on trips or switch to electric, poll finds
# Climate Action
# Climate Action

74% of young car owners plan to cut down on trips or switch to electric, poll finds

Nov 15th 2021, 6:30 AM 14,375 Views 38 Comments

However, 32% of car owners overall do not plan on making any change to the number of journeys they take.

# transport - Thursday 11 November, 2021

'We have to pull the brake': Wales has suspended building roads for the climate. Should Ireland?
# Red Light
# Red Light

'We have to pull the brake': Wales has suspended building roads for the climate. Should Ireland?

Updated Nov 11th 2021, 2:47 PM 29,660 Views 62 Comments
  • Wales has paused most new road projects pending a review of whether they are consistent with the country's climate targets.
  • Transport experts say focusing investment on public transport instead of roads would be a positive if done right in Ireland, Lauren Boland reports.
  • But in rural areas, there are concerns that a stop to road-building could cut isolated communities off even further.
Poll: Should Ireland suspend building roads for the climate?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should Ireland suspend building roads for the climate?

Nov 11th 2021, 8:04 AM 31,584 Views 95 Comments

Wales has temporarily stopped building new roads, pending a review of projects as part of climate measures.

# transport - Thursday 4 November, 2021

Agriculture, Building, Transport: Here's how sectors are expected to cut emissions by 2030
# Climate Action Plan
# Climate Action Plan

Agriculture, Building, Transport: Here's how sectors are expected to cut emissions by 2030

Nov 4th 2021, 5:51 PM 8,615 Views 13 Comments

The agriculture sector has been targeted with the lowest change – a 22% to 30% reduction in emissions.

# transport - Friday 29 October, 2021

Over 100 rural villages to have frequent public transport service for first time under new plan
# Connecting Ireland
# Connecting Ireland

Over 100 rural villages to have frequent public transport service for first time under new plan

Oct 29th 2021, 5:15 PM 38,514 Views 34 Comments

The plan was published today for public consultation.

# transport - Thursday 14 October, 2021

Mediator appointed to oversee IAA dispute talks with Air Traffic controllers
# Air Traffic Controllers
# Air Traffic Controllers

Mediator appointed to oversee IAA dispute talks with Air Traffic controllers

Oct 14th 2021, 1:57 PM 7,806 Views 4 Comments

Kieran Mulvey will lead the talks to solve the industrial relations row between management and air traffic controllers.

# transport - Monday 4 October, 2021

Taoiseach says NDP 'delivery is key' as Eamon Ryan says all road projects mightn't be completed
# National Development Plan
# National Development Plan

Taoiseach says NDP 'delivery is key' as Eamon Ryan says all road projects mightn't be completed

Oct 4th 2021, 11:01 AM 19,947 Views 70 Comments

This plan is expected to commit €35 billion in spending on transport up to 2030.

# transport - Sunday 26 September, 2021

Ireland's newest train station has been officially opened in Dublin
# Pelletstown
# Pelletstown

Ireland's newest train station has been officially opened in Dublin

Updated Sep 26th 2021, 1:11 PM 192,383 Views 45 Comments

Pelletstown Station is situated 12 minutes from Dublin city centre.

# transport - Tuesday 21 September, 2021

Calls for clarity on MetroLink after reports it will not be completed until 2034
# Transport
# Transport

Calls for clarity on MetroLink after reports it will not be completed until 2034

Sep 21st 2021, 2:48 PM 22,713 Views 49 Comments

The project was due to be completed by 2027.

# transport - Friday 17 September, 2021

Here's how the new M50 variable speed limits will work
# Driving
# Driving

Here's how the new M50 variable speed limits will work

Updated Sep 17th 2021, 2:31 PM 73,243 Views 129 Comments

The new system is expected to take full effect on the motorway by early 2023.

# transport - Wednesday 1 September, 2021

Transport authority contacted gardaí over Twitter account after fake 'free Luas' claims went viral
# Twitter
# Twitter

Transport authority contacted gardaí over Twitter account after fake 'free Luas' claims went viral

Sep 1st 2021, 7:00 PM 41,672 Views 25 Comments

A viral joke in early August claimed that the light rail service in the capital was now free of charge.

Poll: Are you comfortable getting public transport now it's back to 100% capacity?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Are you comfortable getting public transport now it's back to 100% capacity?

Sep 1st 2021, 9:53 AM 40,188 Views 46 Comments

The change comes into effect today.

# transport - Sunday 15 August, 2021

'We basically can’t walk safely into town': The state of Ireland's footpaths and walkways
# TGIP Transport
# TGIP Transport

'We basically can’t walk safely into town': The state of Ireland's footpaths and walkways

Aug 15th 2021, 7:30 AM 26,339 Views 37 Comments

Investment in cycling and walking is increasing – but campaigners say change isn’t happening quick enough.

# transport - Sunday 8 August, 2021

Poll: Satisfaction with public transport is concentrated almost entirely within Dublin
# The Good Info Project
# The Good Info Project

Poll: Satisfaction with public transport is concentrated almost entirely within Dublin

Aug 8th 2021, 7:00 PM 24,586 Views 71 Comments

77% of Dubliners feel their area is well serviced by public transport – but in the midlands, 78% feel the exact opposite.

# transport - Monday 26 July, 2021

TD calls for 'cultural shift' on Irish roads after suffering 'traumatic' injury while cycling
# Ciaran Cannon
# Ciaran Cannon

TD calls for 'cultural shift' on Irish roads after suffering 'traumatic' injury while cycling

Jul 26th 2021, 6:31 PM 48,951 Views 164 Comments

Fine Gael’s Ciaran Cannon told RTÉ’s Drivetime that he required surgery following a collision with a vehicle.

# transport - Wednesday 21 July, 2021

Five big ideas to improve public transport in Ireland
# Fixer Upper
# Fixer Upper

Five big ideas to improve public transport in Ireland

Jul 21st 2021, 8:00 PM 16,474 Views 23 Comments

We asked five experts for their solutions to fix public transport problems, including sustainability and accessibility.

# transport - Monday 19 July, 2021

Open Thread: How would you change public transport in your county?
# Over To You
# Over To You

Open Thread: How would you change public transport in your county?

Jul 19th 2021, 8:00 PM 14,811 Views 87 Comments

We want to hear how you’d change or redesign public transport in your local area.

# transport - Sunday 18 July, 2021

Are we there yet? The problems and possibilities of Ireland's public transport
# The Good Information Project
# The Good Information Project

Are we there yet? The problems and possibilities of Ireland's public transport

Jul 18th 2021, 7:00 PM 21,403 Views 23 Comments

The next cycle of The Good Information Project from The Journal will look at public transport in Ireland.

# transport - Friday 25 June, 2021

Customers asked to pre-book Irish Rail tickets this weekend as demand 'extremely high'
# Busy Weekend
# Busy Weekend

Customers asked to pre-book Irish Rail tickets this weekend as demand 'extremely high'

Jun 25th 2021, 11:06 AM 18,064 Views 12 Comments

Many services this weekend have already sold out, with more expected to in advance of departure.

# transport - Wednesday 16 June, 2021

NPHET supports study on antigen testing in aviation sector - but tests shouldn't be 'green light' for activities
# Travel
# Travel

NPHET supports study on antigen testing in aviation sector - but tests shouldn't be 'green light' for activities

Jun 16th 2021, 2:58 PM 12,377 Views 79 Comments

Officials said there is currently no reliable evidence to support the widescale roll-out of these tests in this sector.

# transport - Friday 11 June, 2021

No Luas service running between Smithfield and the Point
# Luas
# Luas

No Luas service running between Smithfield and the Point

Jun 11th 2021, 7:33 AM 17,917 Views 2 Comments

The Red Line is closed between the Smithfield and the Point stops due to a technical fault.

# transport - Wednesday 9 June, 2021

€200m project approved to replace 'one of the worst sections of primary road in the country'
# Roscommon
# Roscommon

€200m project approved to replace 'one of the worst sections of primary road in the country'

Jun 9th 2021, 3:19 PM 27,655 Views 12 Comments

Cabinet approved construction on a new single carriageway across Roscommon today.

# transport - Friday 23 April, 2021

NTA reminds public of transport capacity limits ahead of weekend of good weather
# Transport
# Transport

NTA reminds public of transport capacity limits ahead of weekend of good weather

Apr 23rd 2021, 3:13 PM 12,546 Views 11 Comments

There has already been an increase in demand for some public transport services since restrictions were eased.

# transport - Sunday 11 April, 2021

Eamon Ryan: People vaccinated against Covid-19 may be able to skip hotel quarantine in future
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Eamon Ryan: People vaccinated against Covid-19 may be able to skip hotel quarantine in future

Apr 11th 2021, 1:03 PM 36,857 Views 77 Comments

All arrivals from ‘designated countries’ currently have to quarantine for two weeks.

# transport - Thursday 1 April, 2021

Essential workers should be allowed to finish driving lessons, Oireachtas committee tells minister
# Driving It Home
# Driving It Home

Essential workers should be allowed to finish driving lessons, Oireachtas committee tells minister

Apr 1st 2021, 1:26 PM 14,901 Views 13 Comments

The committee says that stopping essential workers from continuing driving lessons is a “significant oversight”.

# transport - Friday 26 March, 2021

Maritime traffic jam grows with more than 200 ships outside Suez Canal
# Stuck
# Stuck

Maritime traffic jam grows with more than 200 ships outside Suez Canal

Mar 26th 2021, 5:43 PM 46,232 Views 33 Comments

The Suez Canal Authority said it welcomed international offers to help free a stranded cargo ship.

# transport - Friday 5 February, 2021

'My beef is the road not going ahead': A Limerick road is causing division lines between Fianna Fáil and the Greens
# Moyross
# Moyross

'My beef is the road not going ahead': A Limerick road is causing division lines between Fianna Fáil and the Greens

Feb 5th 2021, 1:01 PM 33,744 Views 40 Comments

Minister Eamon Ryan has been accused of acting “in clear breach” of the Programme for Government.

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