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#Transport

# 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.

# transport - Friday 14 September, 2018

The Green Party want more 'kiss and ride' zones around the country (but it's not what you think)

‘Kiss and ride’ zones are designed to allow drivers to stop and drop off or pick up people for a maximum of a few minutes.

# transport - Tuesday 28 August, 2018

Plans for dramatic cut to bus services in Dublin village has locals on the streets

Bus frequency in Chapelizod could go from every five minutes to every thirty.

# transport - Sunday 26 August, 2018

Going to the pope's Mass today? Here's what you need to know

About 500,000 people are expected to attend the event.

# transport - Monday 6 August, 2018

€1.5 million announced for Irish teams preparing for Olympics and world championships

Minister Shane Ross made the announcement today.

# transport - Sunday 5 August, 2018

The more you break the speed limit the more you'll be punished under new law

Transport Minister Shane Ross said he hopes to have a general scheme for the legislation ready by Christmas.

# transport - Friday 3 August, 2018

Disability advocate says 'it's time to put up or shut up' as she joins board of Irish Rail Suzy Byrne This post contains videos

Disability advocate says 'it's time to put up or shut up' as she joins board of Irish Rail

Suzy Byrne is one of five people with experience of disability issues to join transport boards.

# transport - Wednesday 1 August, 2018

'If that was a dress I'd rip it off': €600 for bus driver dismissed after complaint about children's escort WRC

'If that was a dress I'd rip it off': €600 for bus driver dismissed after complaint about children's escort

The issue arose after the driver complained about the behaviour of the school caretaker during his bus run.

# transport - Saturday 21 July, 2018

Ireland’s new plan for greenways has just been announced

The long-term strategy is backed by a fund of €53 million for the years 2019 to 2021.

# transport - Monday 16 July, 2018

Assaults, muggings, sexual harassment: Is it time for Ireland's own transport police service?

The Transport Minister is seeking opinions from the heads of the transport providers on the current measures in place to deal with crime on the network.

# transport - Monday 9 July, 2018

'Filibustering is parliamentary vandalism': Ross says TDs against drink-driving laws are not representing rural Ireland

As the controversial legislation passed in the Dáil last week, TD Danny Healy-Rae shouted: “This is sad day for rural Ireland.”

# transport - Wednesday 27 June, 2018

Eamon Ryan: Open letter to Shane Ross on the need for a review of the Metrolink design

“Closing all the roads and pedestrian crossings along the Luas line, will divide every local community between Beechwood and Sandyford.”

# transport - Sunday 24 June, 2018

Council urged to stop 'Mickey Mouse' road patch-ups and invest in full improvement plan

One councillor said people have damaged their cars trying to avoid potholes on some of the roads.

Commuter bikes take over from cars in Copenhagen but how far behind is Dublin?

Dublin “behind the Danes” – more people cycling to work in Copenhagen than driving

# transport - Thursday 7 June, 2018

Transport company Go-Ahead to recruit 425 bus drivers and other staff

In April, Go-Ahead signed a contract to operate 24 Dublin Bus routes.

# transport - Sunday 27 May, 2018

Taxi drivers say Dublin city restrictions are hindering transport for people with disabilities

Tourists have also been complaining about the shortage of taxis in the city centre and the fact that they can’t always be dropped right to their destination.

# transport - Tuesday 22 May, 2018

People are paying an extra €114,000 to live near the Dart or Luas

The most expensive house prices are in Sandymount, Lansdowne Road and Sydney Parade.

# transport - Monday 21 May, 2018

Fire damage results in major DART disruption between Dalkey and Greystones all week

Today there will be no DART service between Bray and Greystones.

# transport - Wednesday 16 May, 2018

Calls to 'defend' Dublin Bus brand as blue and yellow colours to be phased out

John Lahart TD says the branding is “iconic” and should be protected.

# transport - Wednesday 9 May, 2018

'You're letting down the people of Kerry': TDs get in shouting match over new rural bus service

Danny Healy-Rae got into a shouting match with Minister Brendan Griffin this evening.

# transport - Tuesday 8 May, 2018

'A load of nonsense': Michael Healy-Rae clashes with Shane Ross over new rural bus service scheme

The local link bus scheme is going to run from 6pm to 11pm in a pilot project across 50 routes in 19 counties.

# transport - Wednesday 25 April, 2018

Gaelscoil raises 'grave health concerns' over plan to use grounds for Metrolink supplies

Metrolink proposals were up for discussion in the Transport Oireachtas Committee this afternoon.

# transport - Sunday 1 April, 2018

Here's what you need to know about public transport today Easter Rising This post contains videos

Here's what you need to know about public transport today

Some services will be affected by events to commemorate the Easter Rising.

# transport - Wednesday 28 March, 2018

GAA club asks members not to get involved in political campaigns to save its home from Metrolink route

“Any campaign currently ongoing using the Na Fianna logo is not doing so at the request or on behalf of Na Fianna.”

# transport - Friday 23 March, 2018

Poll: Do you think the MetroLink will be built on time? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you think the MetroLink will be built on time?

The high-frequency, electric rail service is planned to be open to the public from 2027, according to the National Transport Authority.

# transport - Thursday 22 March, 2018

The 'Metro North' is now the MetroLink - here's what it'll look like

There will be a total of 15 new Metro stations as part of the €3-billion development.

# transport - Sunday 18 March, 2018

Bus and train services affected as snow hits the country

A status orange snow-ice warning is in place for several counties.

# transport - Saturday 17 March, 2018

'It doesn't feel safe': There's been an increase in complaints about Luas overcrowding

Luas delays, breakdowns, and signal faults have become more frequent in recent months, according to passengers.

# transport - Monday 5 March, 2018

Drivers warned about snow and ice falling onto road as clean-up continues Impassable This post contains videos

Drivers warned about snow and ice falling onto road as clean-up continues

The east of the country is worst affected.

Buses, trains and Luas back up and running

Customers have been advised to allow extra time for their journeys.

# transport - Saturday 3 March, 2018

Most public transport gradually returning to normal - though Luas Green Line remains out of action

Transport options are gradually, slowly, returning to normal.

Tallaght gardai requested more 4WD vehicles days before Jobstown looting

The request was not met and just one four-wheel drive vehicle was available last night.

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