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

Bus Éireann vehicle pulled from service after passengers discover 'disgusting' fungus on seats
# Cork
# Cork

Bus Éireann vehicle pulled from service after passengers discover 'disgusting' fungus on seats

Jan 18th 2019, 6:15 AM 78,706 Views 23 Comments

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
# Public Transport
# Public Transport

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

Jan 4th 2019, 2:20 PM 11,865 Views 35 Comments

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

# national-transport-authority - Monday 26 November, 2018

Cost of putting a taxi on the road for newer drivers can be over €26,000 a year, says NTA
# Taxi Drivers
# Taxi Drivers

Cost of putting a taxi on the road for newer drivers can be over €26,000 a year, says NTA

Nov 26th 2018, 9:18 AM 26,696 Views 45 Comments

The NTA said it regularly monitors the cost of operating a taxi when it undertakes a fare review process.

# national-transport-authority - Wednesday 14 November, 2018

Plans rolled out for continuous bus lanes in Dublin - but property owners to lose parts of gardens to make way
# Busconnects
# Busconnects

Plans rolled out for continuous bus lanes in Dublin - but property owners to lose parts of gardens to make way

Nov 14th 2018, 3:52 PM 24,818 Views 72 Comments

The NTA has launched a public consultation on the latest phase of its Bus Connects plan.

# national-transport-authority - Friday 26 October, 2018

Using phones instead of physical Leap Cards part of NTA's plans to shake up commuter travel
# Digital Cards
# Digital Cards

Using phones instead of physical Leap Cards part of NTA's plans to shake up commuter travel

Oct 26th 2018, 12:05 AM 25,542 Views 56 Comments

The provision of a new digital card is included in a fresh contract notice issued by the National Transport Authority.

# national-transport-authority - Friday 21 September, 2018

Gardaí investigating early-morning collision between taxi and cyclist in Dublin
# North Strand
# North Strand

Gardaí investigating early-morning collision between taxi and cyclist in Dublin

Sep 21st 2018, 11:03 AM 31,496 Views 121 Comments

The incident happened at around 6am on Thursday morning.

# national-transport-authority - Sunday 5 August, 2018

A card-based system has created more awareness for disabled people in the UK - could it work here?
# Just A Minute
# Just A Minute

A card-based system has created more awareness for disabled people in the UK - could it work here?

Aug 5th 2018, 8:00 AM 8,927 Views 6 Comments

The JAM card has proven such a success in Northern Ireland that activists are calling for its introduction here.

# national-transport-authority - Friday 3 August, 2018

Public meetings on bus routes that will 'transform' Dublin have begun
# Consultation
# Consultation

Public meetings on bus routes that will 'transform' Dublin have begun

Aug 3rd 2018, 6:30 AM 17,047 Views 43 Comments

The first information session took place in Charlestown Shopping Centre in Finglas.

# national-transport-authority - Monday 2 July, 2018

Goodbye to the 46a? Famous Dublin Bus routes would be scrapped as part of 'radical' new plan
# A To G
# A To G

Goodbye to the 46a? Famous Dublin Bus routes would be scrapped as part of 'radical' new plan

Updated Jul 2nd 2018, 1:07 PM 90,414 Views 115 Comments

What do you think of it? The public will be asked to submit their opinions on it from 16 July.

# national-transport-authority - Thursday 7 June, 2018

Hoteliers say taxis should be forced to offer card payments as a 'basic service'
# Tourism And Transport
# Tourism And Transport

Hoteliers say taxis should be forced to offer card payments as a 'basic service'

Jun 7th 2018, 3:21 PM 375 Views 1 Comment

The industry’s lobby group has described cabbies as ‘ambassadors for their country’.

# national-transport-authority - Sunday 20 May, 2018

Wheelchair users unable to travel on 'accessible' Bus Éireann routes because of bus stops
# Disability Services
# Disability Services

Wheelchair users unable to travel on 'accessible' Bus Éireann routes because of bus stops

May 20th 2018, 3:30 PM 20,415 Views 29 Comments

Bus Éireann require 24-hour notice of travel for wheelchair users.

# national-transport-authority - Wednesday 16 May, 2018

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

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

May 16th 2018, 4:09 PM 43,423 Views 115 Comments

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

# national-transport-authority - Tuesday 15 May, 2018

Transport boss believes Luas congestion issues are fine now thanks to longer trams
# Green Line
# Green Line

Transport boss believes Luas congestion issues are fine now thanks to longer trams

May 15th 2018, 4:05 PM 18,733 Views 30 Comments

The head of the NTA says she’s very happy with how people have responded to the introduction of the Luas Cross City.

# national-transport-authority - Tuesday 1 May, 2018

Varadkar says Metrolink route would cause 'enormous damage' to local clubs and schools
# Metrolink
# Metrolink

Varadkar says Metrolink route would cause 'enormous damage' to local clubs and schools

May 1st 2018, 10:45 PM 24,855 Views 59 Comments

Members of local sporting clubs and schools have repeatedly raised concerns over the proposed plans in recent weeks.

# national-transport-authority - Wednesday 25 April, 2018

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

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

Apr 25th 2018, 2:47 PM 16,405 Views 28 Comments

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

# national-transport-authority - Saturday 3 March, 2018

Dublin Airport, Blanchardstown and the N11: These 3 Dublin bus routes are set to get a 24-hour service
# All Night Long
# All Night Long

Dublin Airport, Blanchardstown and the N11: These 3 Dublin bus routes are set to get a 24-hour service

Mar 3rd 2018, 12:10 PM 69,557 Views 43 Comments

Talks are ongoing with the NTA to establish the services in 2018.

# national-transport-authority - Thursday 1 February, 2018

Bad news for commuters... New taxi fare increases of 3% come into effect today
# Fare Game
# Fare Game

Bad news for commuters... New taxi fare increases of 3% come into effect today

Feb 1st 2018, 8:42 AM 12,280 Views 115 Comments

A usual €18 fare will cost around €18.70 after the changes come into effect.

# national-transport-authority - Wednesday 24 January, 2018

DublinBikes is getting fifteen new stations around the city
# Expansion
# Expansion

DublinBikes is getting fifteen new stations around the city

Jan 24th 2018, 11:00 AM 22,284 Views 46 Comments

Most of the new stations are located in Dublin’s north inner city.

# national-transport-authority - Sunday 14 January, 2018

Over 228 people appeal car clamping decisions in the first two months of new law
# Parking Complaints
# Parking Complaints

Over 228 people appeal car clamping decisions in the first two months of new law

Jan 14th 2018, 7:45 AM 26,954 Views 28 Comments

Last year legislation came into effect to regulate clamping in Ireland, allowing for an appeals process from people who have felt hard-done by from clamping companies.

# national-transport-authority - Saturday 30 December, 2017

Over 200 new wheelchair accessible taxis added to the fleet in 2017
# Transport
# Transport

Over 200 new wheelchair accessible taxis added to the fleet in 2017

Dec 30th 2017, 10:30 PM 9,790 Views 45 Comments

Grant funding of more than €1,700,000 was provided by the National Transport Authority to help drivers with funding.

# national-transport-authority - Sunday 24 December, 2017

From being overcharged to the car 'smelling like a zoo': Why people complain about taxis
# Not Happy
# Not Happy

From being overcharged to the car 'smelling like a zoo': Why people complain about taxis

Dec 24th 2017, 6:30 AM 15,694 Views 37 Comments

The National Transport Authority receives around 1,000 complaints about taxis every year.

# national-transport-authority - Thursday 16 November, 2017

'A vote of confidence': Bus Éireann wins rights to run five bus routes in Waterford
# Transport
# Transport

'A vote of confidence': Bus Éireann wins rights to run five bus routes in Waterford

Nov 16th 2017, 3:00 PM 12,216 Views 27 Comments

This follows a competitive process with five bids from Irish and international companies.

# national-transport-authority - Friday 27 October, 2017

Some Dublin Bus, rail, and Luas prices will go up from January - others will go down

Some Dublin Bus, rail, and Luas prices will go up from January - others will go down

Oct 27th 2017, 8:29 PM 14,242 Views 35 Comments

Kids can go free for longer, too.

# national-transport-authority - Sunday 1 October, 2017

New traffic measures on Dublin's quays have been in place for a month, but are they working?
# Commute Times
# Commute Times

New traffic measures on Dublin's quays have been in place for a month, but are they working?

Oct 1st 2017, 11:01 AM 25,050 Views 65 Comments

The National Transport Authority says they are, but some businesses disagree.

# national-transport-authority - Friday 15 September, 2017

Bad news for commuters - your taxi fare is about to go up by 3%
# Fare Game
# Fare Game

Bad news for commuters - your taxi fare is about to go up by 3%

Sep 15th 2017, 8:40 PM 15,028 Views 67 Comments

A usual €18 fare will cost around €18.70 after the changes come into effect.

# national-transport-authority - Friday 8 September, 2017

Dublin Bus reaches agreement with drivers over anti-social behaviour in Tallaght
# Stone Throwing
# Stone Throwing

Dublin Bus reaches agreement with drivers over anti-social behaviour in Tallaght

Sep 8th 2017, 2:30 PM 88,947 Views 112 Comments

Drivers had threatened to curtail a number of routes next week.

# national-transport-authority - Monday 28 August, 2017

Row breaks out in Dublin Bus over youths 'scutting' on the back of new buses
# Jobstown
# Jobstown

Row breaks out in Dublin Bus over youths 'scutting' on the back of new buses

Aug 28th 2017, 12:03 AM 87,682 Views 89 Comments

Representatives for drivers have said there are ongoing issues with anti-social behaviour in Tallaght and Finglas.

# national-transport-authority - Tuesday 15 August, 2017

Taxi driver fined after passenger forced to keep window open because of 'extremely dirty' car
# Rising Complaints
# Rising Complaints

Taxi driver fined after passenger forced to keep window open because of 'extremely dirty' car

Aug 15th 2017, 7:36 PM 68,193 Views 50 Comments

There’s been a 25% rise in complaints about taxis in the first six months of this year.

# national-transport-authority - Friday 11 August, 2017

What we know about Go-Ahead, the company that will run 24 Dublin Bus routes
# Track Record
# Track Record

What we know about Go-Ahead, the company that will run 24 Dublin Bus routes

Aug 11th 2017, 6:05 AM 34,814 Views 43 Comments

Yesterday was a day of highs and lows for the UK company – it won the Dublin bus contract but lost another for train services in the British West Midlands.

# national-transport-authority - Thursday 10 August, 2017

Do you use these buses in Dublin? A new operator on 10% of routes will be announced today
# Out To Tender
# Out To Tender

Do you use these buses in Dublin? A new operator on 10% of routes will be announced today

Aug 10th 2017, 7:02 AM 36,217 Views 51 Comments

The ones out to tender are suburban routes that do not travel into the city centre.

# national-transport-authority - Tuesday 1 August, 2017

Government study asks people if rickshaws should be regulated
# Your Experience
# Your Experience

Government study asks people if rickshaws should be regulated

Aug 1st 2017, 6:10 AM 11,843 Views 32 Comments

The National Transport Authority wants responses from rickshaw drivers and passengers.

# national-transport-authority - Sunday 23 July, 2017

Your taxi fare is set to go up again - but some taxi drivers aren't happy
# Fare Game
# Fare Game

Your taxi fare is set to go up again - but some taxi drivers aren't happy

Jul 23rd 2017, 10:00 PM 30,708 Views 89 Comments

The board of the National Transport Authority will make a final decision on price rises in the near future.

# national-transport-authority - Thursday 29 June, 2017

'Parking protected' cycle lanes move one step closer to reality in Dublin city
# Georgian Parkway
# Georgian Parkway

'Parking protected' cycle lanes move one step closer to reality in Dublin city

Jun 29th 2017, 6:01 AM 44,901 Views 97 Comments

The proposed design would see parked cars create a buffer between cyclists and traffic.

# national-transport-authority - Wednesday 25 January, 2017

National Transport Authority to lose nearly €1m after 'taking the hit' on subletting offices
# Big Loss
# Big Loss

National Transport Authority to lose nearly €1m after 'taking the hit' on subletting offices

Jan 25th 2017, 7:04 PM 10,831 Views 16 Comments

The issue arose when the Taxi Regulator was absorbed into the NTA, and its premises was transferred to the NTA’s.

# national-transport-authority - Sunday 1 January, 2017

From alleged aggression to dog allergies: Why people complain about taxi drivers
# National Transport Authority
# National Transport Authority

From alleged aggression to dog allergies: Why people complain about taxi drivers

Jan 1st 2017, 7:15 AM 12,311 Views 39 Comments

“The driver, to my surprise, took offence … saying that he didn’t need to take such abuse and he is not bringing me home but kicking me out.”

# national-transport-authority - Saturday 31 December, 2016

Here are the most common reasons people complain about taxis
# BEHAVIOUR AND FARES
# BEHAVIOUR AND FARES

Here are the most common reasons people complain about taxis

Dec 31st 2016, 7:15 AM 21,118 Views 56 Comments

Most of the complaint outcomes involved no further action as the complainant didn’t respond or there was no evidence of an offence.

# national-transport-authority - Friday 30 December, 2016

Shane Ross says he won't add extra tolls to ease M50 traffic congestion
# Hell No We Won't Toll
# Hell No We Won't Toll

Shane Ross says he won't add extra tolls to ease M50 traffic congestion

Dec 30th 2016, 4:18 PM 14,360 Views 71 Comments

The measure was recommended in a report last year from the National Transport Authority.

# national-transport-authority - Saturday 19 November, 2016

"Substantial once-off" fare increase for some rail commuters in the Dublin region "unavoidable"
# Rail
# Rail

"Substantial once-off" fare increase for some rail commuters in the Dublin region "unavoidable"

Nov 19th 2016, 7:00 AM 12,084 Views 25 Comments

There’s good news for commuters travelling to the city centre from Naas/Sallins and Kilcock stations.

# national-transport-authority - Thursday 23 June, 2016

More and more people are using the train and Luas
# Tag On
# Tag On

More and more people are using the train and Luas

Jun 23rd 2016, 3:19 PM 11,726 Views 37 Comments

Iarnród Éireann and the Luas brought in over €200 million from passenger revenue in 2015.

# national-transport-authority - Thursday 16 June, 2016

6 of the best Dublin pubs with beer gardens to watch the match in
# Sponsored By Luas Cross City
# Sponsored By Luas Cross City

6 of the best Dublin pubs with beer gardens to watch the match in

Jun 16th 2016, 3:30 PM 22,924 Views 21 Comments

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