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# dublin-bus - Yesterday’s News

Bus drivers describe 'mayhem' as Level 5 reduces public transport capacity

The NRBU has called for staggered school and work times to manage public transport demand.

# dublin-bus - Saturday 3 October, 2020

Eight people injured, two seriously, in crash involving a Dublin Bus and a car in south Dublin

The incident happened late last night on Northumberland Road.

# dublin-bus - Saturday 19 September, 2020

Anti-social behaviour and bus curtailments: Efforts to tackle problem in Tallaght a 'great success', union says

The NBRU praised the strong collaboration at local level at helping to address the problem.

# dublin-bus - Thursday 17 September, 2020

Here's which Dublin Bus routes are curtailed the most due to anti-social behaviour

Anti-social behaviour caused bus services to be curtailed 108 times last year. The figure for this year is already at 92.

# dublin-bus - Thursday 9 July, 2020

Covid-19 puts brakes on expansion of 24-hour bus services in Dublin city

The National Transport Authority has said additional PSO funding will be needed this year to continue delivering the existing level of services.

# dublin-bus - Thursday 2 July, 2020

Half of Dublin Bus passengers are wearing face masks but compliance on transport varies widely

Compliance across various services ranges from 40% to 98%, the National Transport Authority has said.

# dublin-bus - Wednesday 24 June, 2020

NTA advises commuters to walk or cycle instead of using public transport as economy re-opens

The advice comes ahead of Phase Three of the government’s roadmap for re-opening the country.

# dublin-bus - Sunday 7 June, 2020

Phase Two: Everything you need to know about using public transport from tomorrow

Phase Two begins tomorrow, but people are still advised to only use public transport when necessary.

# dublin-bus - Saturday 6 June, 2020

Buses and Dart services to operate pre-Covid 'Monday to Friday' schedule from next week

But social distancing requirements will still mean capacity on services will be just over 20% of pre-Covid levels.

# dublin-bus - Tuesday 2 June, 2020

Travel demand on public transport during Phase One has been higher than expected, says NTA

Normal Monday-Friday timetables for commuters on bus and DART are due to recommence on 8 June.

# dublin-bus - Friday 24 April, 2020

Compliance with restrictions urged after increase in Dublin Bus passengers

Dublin Bus notified the government of an increase in passenger numbers day-on-day this week.

# dublin-bus - Wednesday 1 April, 2020

'They're effectively stealing annual holidays': Dublin Bus drivers ordered to take annual leave during Covid-19 crisis

Richard Boyd Barrett said he believes the policy being implemented is “hugely unfair”.

# dublin-bus - Sunday 29 March, 2020

Just four seats downstairs as Dublin Bus brings in social distancing and reduced service Covid-19 This post contains videos

Just four seats downstairs as Dublin Bus brings in social distancing and reduced service

Social distancing measures will be in place from tomorrow and a reduced schedule will run from Wednesday.

# dublin-bus - Monday 23 March, 2020

Dublin Bus sacks bus driver who declared 10 buses defective in two days over collapsed driver's seat cushions

Asked by an Inspector to point out a defect on the seat the driver allegedly pointed to a crease on the left side of the seat cloth.

# dublin-bus - Saturday 7 March, 2020

'Drivers are being hit in the head with bricks': No plans for dedicated transport police as drivers condemn attacks

Unions have been calling for the introduction of a dedicated transport policing unit.

# dublin-bus - Thursday 6 February, 2020

Concerns raised as NBRU to curtail Dublin Bus route on polling day over anti-social behaviour

The NBRU claims drivers haven’t been getting the required assistance from local representatives and gardaí to deal with such problems.

# dublin-bus - Thursday 30 January, 2020

Poll: Should a free public transport system be introduced? Getting Around This post contains a poll

Poll: Should a free public transport system be introduced?

Solidarity-PBP made the pledge in their climate change manifesto yesterday.

# dublin-bus - Sunday 15 December, 2019

Over 2,800 people used late-night Dublin Bus route in first five nights

Two new 24-hour bus services began earlier this month.

# dublin-bus - Sunday 1 December, 2019

Monthly and annual travel fares rise today... but more changes to cash and Leap tickets set for April

NTA CEO Anne Graham said that overall fare revenue will increase by “less than 2%”.

# dublin-bus - Saturday 30 November, 2019

Dublin gets its first 24-hour bus services this weekend as the 15 and 41 run all night

“It is no longer the case that city shuts down at 11 or 12 at night,” National Transport Authority CEO Anne Graham said.

# dublin-bus - Sunday 17 November, 2019

Two Dublin Bus routes to operate 24-hour services from 1 December

There will be no additional charge on the new overnight services.

# dublin-bus - Saturday 2 November, 2019

Dublin Bus is looking for a company to carry out drug and alcohol testing of employees

The company will be responsible for carrying out random tests on company workers.

# dublin-bus - Friday 1 November, 2019

Bus driver who pleaded guilty to careless driving over fatal accident fined €500

Olusola Omobamidele’s driving did not cause the death of Keith McGann and he could not be sentenced as if that was the case, a judge said.

# dublin-bus - Saturday 26 October, 2019

Explainer: Here's what the revised BusConnects plan would mean for your bus route

The routes have been revised after the initial public consultation. Here’s what they look like.

# dublin-bus - Friday 18 October, 2019

Dublin Bus fined €165,000 after more than 50% of services fail to meet punctuality targets

The company is required to meet punctuality targets as part of its contract with the NTA.

# dublin-bus - Thursday 17 October, 2019

Poll: Should the privatisation of Irish bus services continue? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should the privatisation of Irish bus services continue?

British bus firm Go Ahead has failed to meet the targets agreed with the National Transport Authority.

# dublin-bus - Friday 9 August, 2019

'A girl of African origin had a banana rubbed into her face': NTA launches new anti-racism campaign

A new anti-racist campaign was launched at Heuston station where trains, the Luas, and Dublin Bus operate from.

# dublin-bus - Sunday 26 May, 2019

Dublin set to get its first 24-hour bus service

The 41 route should be running round the clock by the end of the year, the NTA has said.

# dublin-bus - Thursday 23 May, 2019

European Parliament candidate threatens Dublin Bus with legal action over ban on political ads

The public transport company said it would no longer accept political advertisements following a number of complaints this month.

# dublin-bus - Saturday 23 March, 2019

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.

# dublin-bus - Friday 22 March, 2019

Man (60s) and woman (30s) killed in two-car crash in Dublin

The crash occurred at around 6.30am in the north Dublin area.

# dublin-bus - Tuesday 19 March, 2019

'We were so lucky that day': Nurse who saved Dublin Bus driver helps launch nationwide CPR training

The Irish Heart Foundation aims to train as many as 100,000 people within two years.

# dublin-bus - 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.

# dublin-bus - Thursday 14 March, 2019

Dublin Bus investigating footage of man hanging onto back of moving bus

The company said the man’s actions were “extremely dangerous” and should not be repeated.

# dublin-bus - Wednesday 13 March, 2019

Gardaí appeal for witnesses after man repeatedly headbutted and punched on Dublin Bus

The incident happened at around 5.20pm yesterday evening.

# dublin-bus - Thursday 7 March, 2019

Dublin Bus announce new route from Ballymun to Bray

The new bus route will operate every 20 minutes.

# dublin-bus - 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.

# dublin-bus - Saturday 2 March, 2019

Students say Dublin Buses are not stopping for them outside UCD at night

Students have said this is a regular occurrence at stops on campus from around 10pm onwards.

# dublin-bus - 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.

# dublin-bus - 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.

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