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Tuesday 21 March 2023 Dublin: 11°C

# Commute

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# bumper to bumper
People in Dublin have the fifth highest commuting times in Europe
Budapest, Paris, Amsterdam and London have the longest average commuting times, according to new research.
Opinion: Cycling to work shouldn't feel like going to war but I still get flashbacks from being hit by car
Joan O’Connell is fighting for safer cycling conditions after she was knocked off her bike by a 1.5-tonne seven-seater car.
# Commuting
5 long read podcasts that will make next week's commute much more bearable
Five topics to learn about: from Swedish pop sensation Robyn to free speech.
# live a better life
Challenge 2: Don't use your phone on your commute
Week two of Live A Better Life: Challenge yourself.
# transatlantic
Galway hurler Johnny Glynn to commute from New York in bid for Liam MacCarthy
The 23-year-old last featured for the Galway hurlers in their 2015 All-Ireland loss.
# Commute
Delays expected as Luas Green Line back in service
Luas has apologised for any inconvenience caused.
# staying out
Late night Dart and commuter trains back for Christmas and New Year
Late night services will have security personnel on board to ensure customer safety.
# rock n road
Tunes to Take You to a Happy Place
The school run is back on and we’re going to get you there in a cheerful fashion.
# Your Say
Poll: Would you be willing to commute for more than two hours to get to work?
With house prices on the march ever upwards in Ireland, would you be willing to submit to a lengthy each-way commute in return for an affordable home?
# Commute
People who use public transport have lower fat percentage than those who drive to work
Commuters who only used public transport also had lower BMI compared to car-users.
# sponsored by transport for ireland
Poll: Are you an early bird or a night owl?
Do you even know?
# sponsored by transport for ireland
7 games for your phone that'll make this evening's commute fly by
Just don’t miss your stop.
# Commute
Luas strike to go ahead this Thursday and Friday
The strike will start on Thursday morning and continue until 6.30 am on Saturday.
Commuting liveblog: Black ice and breakdowns - here's how the morning commute is looking
Here’s all the traffic, transport and weather news you need this morning.
Commuting liveblog: Fog, crashes and train delays - here's how the morning commute is looking
Here’s all the traffic, transport and weather news you need this morning.
# rip off republic?
Back to the daily commute? Here's what Irish rail users pay compared to other Europeans
It’s definitely at the higher end of the scale.
# working 9 to 5
18 great podcasts to listen to on your commute this year
There’s something for everyone.
# working 9 to 5
18 great podcasts to listen to on your commute this year
There’s something for everyone.
# Merrion Gate
Using the DART to get home? Major delays due to technical fault
Dublin Bus are taking commuters who have DART tickets.
# caragh
Small Kildare village 'isolated' after collision damage to access bridge
A tractor struck the bridge recently causing the damage and because it is a protected structure it could be months before it is repaired.
# left standing
Would you have given up your seat on packed train to this boy's granny?
A 13-year-old has complained that his granny and a pregnant woman were among those forced to stand for three hours on an Irish Rail train.
# Easy commute
Canada plans to freeze 11km of roadway so people can skate to work
This is a new way to beat the rat race every morning.
# long journey
Tired of your commute? This man walks 21 miles to and from work every day
Meet James Robertson.
# Cash Money
Your Dublin Bus and Irish Rail commutes just got more expensive
But if you use a Leap card, you might be saving money.
# no boys allowed
Britain considers women-only train carriages to tackle sexual assaults
Minister Claire Perry said today she was “absolutely determined” to do whatever it took to increase safety and reverse an increase in assaults.
# Travel Chaos
Get caught by today's rail strike? There's two more planned (and unions won't rule out even more)
The next 48-hour stoppage starts on the day of the All-Ireland Hurling Final.
# Zebra crossing
Think your morning commute is bad? Crossing the road in Vietnam is utter madness
We’ll just stay at home forever, thanks.
# wheely good
12 people who have made their morning commute a little more interesting
A mundane commute to work just doesn’t enter the equation for these heroes.
# Legend
This might just be the kindest biker that ever biked
How often have you longed for a hero like this at the bus stop?
# morning trudge
New infographic breaks down how Dublin commuters get to work
More and more people are cycling but the car is still the king.
# off the rails
Over 30 injured as Chicago train derails and travels up airport escalator
The eight-car commuter train derailed early this morning at Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport
# heavy load
We take over 1/4 BILLION public transport journeys every year...most on the bus
Buses account for roughly 75 per cent of all public transport travel in the country.
# pain train
11 utterly unacceptable things people do on the train
The pain train is now arriving at platform 1.
# sponsored by transport for ireland
6 apps to make your commute a lot easier
Are you a commuter? You need these apps.
# Next stop please
At least this isn't your morning commute
Sorry, sorry, can I just… sorry…
QUIZ: Are you a nightmare car passenger?
You’re about to find out.
# bussed a move
13 ways to get through the Bus Eireann strike
It’s tough out there. We’re here to help.
# Bus Eireann
8 people who probably had a worse commute home than you
Stand clear, luggage doors operating.
# Transport
Minister zooms ahead with 'car club' scheme
Deputy Eoghan Murphy is behind the idea, which will see local authorities looking after its implementation once Deputy Varadkar brings new laws into place.