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# national-transport-authority - Monday 30 November, 2020

People urged to avoid public transport at peak times ahead of move to Level 3

Capacity on public transport will increase from 25% to 50% from tomorrow onwards.

# national-transport-authority - Thursday 26 November, 2020

Rail line to Navan and Metro to south Dublin to be assessed as NTA asks for public views on transport strategy

The NTA is seeking views on what people’s priorities are for the greater Dublin transport strategy into the future.

# national-transport-authority - Friday 28 August, 2020

Complainant alleged taxi driver 'spent the entire trip claiming coronavirus doesn’t exist'

The NTA said it has no powers to act if a driver is not wearing a mask.

# national-transport-authority - Wednesday 26 August, 2020

Dart extension to Drogheda and increased capacity promised in new rail plan

A public consultation will now take place as part of plans for the Dart+ West programme.

# national-transport-authority - Saturday 22 August, 2020

NTA allocates €55m to councils to enhance cycling and walking infrastructure

The funding was allocated under the July Jobs Stimulus Plan announced by the government last month.

# national-transport-authority - Friday 7 August, 2020

National Transport Authority pilots new mobile ticketing app

The trial is part of wider plans by the NTA to modernise and link ticketing systems across the networks.

# national-transport-authority - Friday 31 July, 2020

Second phase of new Royal Canal cycle route opened in Dublin city

Funding was provided by the National Transport Authority at a cost of €8.9 million.

# national-transport-authority - 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.

# national-transport-authority - 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.

# national-transport-authority - 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.

# national-transport-authority - 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.

# national-transport-authority - Thursday 19 March, 2020

Significant drop in number of people using public transport

The NTA says public transport will continue to operate as normal despite the drop.

# national-transport-authority - 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%”.

# national-transport-authority - Thursday 14 November, 2019

'Gross mismanagement': NTA paying agency workers twice what it pays its own permanent staff

The average wage an agency worker is paid is nearly €140,000.

# national-transport-authority - Tuesday 12 November, 2019

'Accounting error' caused Irish Uber customers to be charged for journeys they didn't take

Some users were charged up to €70 after they failed to flag a taxi using the app.

# national-transport-authority - 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.

# national-transport-authority - Thursday 17 October, 2019

'It confirms our worst fears about privatisation': Half of Go-Ahead bus routes fail to meet punctuality targets

The British-owned firm began operating 24 routes in Ireland in September 2018.

# national-transport-authority - Sunday 13 October, 2019

NTA says it would like to expand free public transport for kids after 'phenomenal' summer uptake

Irish Rail, Luas, Bus Eireann and Go Ahead all saw child journey’s jump by over 100% during Kids Go Free August initiative.

# national-transport-authority - Thursday 10 October, 2019

NTA says 'three years best case scenario' for roll out of additional train carriages

Fianna Fáil TD Marc MacSharry said ‘stagger your journeys’ message isn’t practical for working people.

# national-transport-authority - Thursday 3 October, 2019

'It is just pure anti-whiteism': NTA hit by complaints over anti-racism campaign

In August, the NTA launched a week-long public campaign to highlight experiences of racism.

# national-transport-authority - Thursday 15 August, 2019

Up to 3.6m BusConnects leaflets to be delivered to every home and business in greater Dublin

A new public consultation will open on the bus plans next month.

# national-transport-authority - Monday 29 July, 2019

Minister urges BusConnects 'rethink' and says 'alternative route must be found' in constituency

With BusConnects yet to progress to its next revised stage, public representatives have been having their say.

# national-transport-authority - Tuesday 16 July, 2019

There are plans for the installation of four bus shelters along Dublin's O'Connell Street

The applications have been submitted to Dublin City Council by the National Transport Authority.

# national-transport-authority - Thursday 27 June, 2019

Dublin cycling office on the way as NTA issues tender

Dublin is currently hosting Velo City 2019, an international cycling conference taking place until Friday.

# national-transport-authority - Tuesday 14 May, 2019

Light rail network proposed for Cork under ambitious new transport strategy

The NTA’s plans are estimated to cost €3.5 billion.

# national-transport-authority - Monday 13 May, 2019

'This cannot happen': Records show how TDs lobbied NTA to change original Metrolink plan

Plans for the line were changed this year following local opposition on both sides of Dublin.

# national-transport-authority - Sunday 12 May, 2019

Metrolink construction could close section of Royal Canal cycling Greenway for up to three years

A cycling group has called on the NTA to alter its plans for the Glasnevin Station.

# national-transport-authority - 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.

# national-transport-authority - 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.

# national-transport-authority - Monday 8 April, 2019

Three Dublin blackspots to get CCTV to catch road users running red lights

Cameras at Blackhall place, Con Colbert Road and Queen Street are to run permanently.

# national-transport-authority - Saturday 6 April, 2019

'It's really heartbreaking': Dublin apartment owners vow to fight demolition of their homes for Metrolink

70 city centre apartments are set to be acquired as part of the plans.

# national-transport-authority - Saturday 30 March, 2019

NTA awards contract worth €3.6 million for mobile ticketing app for public transport

The new app will initially be rolled out on Bus Éireann services.

# national-transport-authority - 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.

# national-transport-authority - Wednesday 27 March, 2019

NTA receives 30,000 submissions about BusConnects plan

The NTA boss is to appear before an Oireachtas committee today to talk about Metrolink and BusConnects plans.

# national-transport-authority - 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.

# national-transport-authority - Monday 4 March, 2019

Irish Ferries to fight order to compensate passengers whose France-Ireland trips were cancelled

The National Transport Authority found that the company breached EU regulations concerning the rights of passengers travelling by sea.

# national-transport-authority - Monday 28 January, 2019

Irish Ferries to take NTA to court after being ordered to pay compensation over cancellations

The National Transport Authority issued the notices today ordering Irish Ferries to pay compensation.

# national-transport-authority - 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.

# national-transport-authority - Friday 18 January, 2019

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.

# national-transport-authority - Friday 4 January, 2019

269 million passenger journeys made on State-funded public transport last year

That’s an increase of almost 19 million (17%) compared to 2017, according to provisional NTA figures.

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