Advertisement
#Open journalism No news is bad news

Your contributions will help us continue to deliver the stories that are important to you

Support The Journal
Dublin: 1°C Friday 22 January 2021

#National Transport Authority

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

7 of the best spots to get brunch in Dublin
# Sponsored By Luas
# Sponsored By Luas

7 of the best spots to get brunch in Dublin

Jun 16th 2016, 3:28 PM 26,735 Views 14 Comments

For the morning that’s in it.

# national-transport-authority - Monday 23 May, 2016

Record numbers choosing cycling or public transport in Dublin city
# On Your Bike
# On Your Bike

Record numbers choosing cycling or public transport in Dublin city

May 23rd 2016, 12:39 PM 14,544 Views 106 Comments

The number cyclists travelling into Dublin has increased by 125% since 2006.

# national-transport-authority - Tuesday 10 May, 2016

Taxi drivers work an average of five hours a day, new study finds
# Workload
# Workload

Taxi drivers work an average of five hours a day, new study finds

May 10th 2016, 9:32 AM 52,442 Views 87 Comments

A taxi drivers weekly earnings can range from €98 up to €1,189.

# national-transport-authority - Wednesday 4 May, 2016

What ever happened to the plans for that super fast bus between Dublin city and the airport?
# Swiftway
# Swiftway

What ever happened to the plans for that super fast bus between Dublin city and the airport?

May 4th 2016, 6:05 AM 35,163 Views 75 Comments

In 2014, a new transport initiative was announced to try to alleviate traffic in Dublin – but is it still going ahead?

# national-transport-authority - Sunday 3 April, 2016

Dodgy tips, aggressive drivers, "smelly" vehicles - taxi complaints went through the roof in the last four years
# Unsatisfied Customers
# Unsatisfied Customers

Dodgy tips, aggressive drivers, "smelly" vehicles - taxi complaints went through the roof in the last four years

Apr 3rd 2016, 7:45 AM 28,661 Views 102 Comments

More than half of the complaints made last year concerned the behaviour of taxi drivers.

# national-transport-authority - Wednesday 12 August, 2015

Poll: Should CCTV be mandatory in all taxis?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should CCTV be mandatory in all taxis?

Aug 12th 2015, 7:00 PM 19,760 Views 61 Comments

Are taxis safe enough – or can more be done?

# national-transport-authority - Saturday 27 June, 2015

Why ridesharing has run into some major roadblocks in Ireland
# Carmageddon
# Carmageddon

Why ridesharing has run into some major roadblocks in Ireland

Jun 27th 2015, 9:00 PM 46,128 Views 29 Comments

The movement is a global phenomenon – but here it has stalled before even getting started.

# national-transport-authority - Thursday 21 May, 2015

Commuters rejoice: Irish Rail launches rapid Cork to Dublin route
# Early Risers
# Early Risers

Commuters rejoice: Irish Rail launches rapid Cork to Dublin route

May 21st 2015, 2:14 PM 27,630 Views 43 Comments

The journey will now take just 2 hours and 15 minutes.

# national-transport-authority - Monday 26 January, 2015

What's wrong with complimenting a woman on "on her nice dress, or a pair of shoes, or a hairstyle"?
# Michael Lowry
# Michael Lowry

What's wrong with complimenting a woman on "on her nice dress, or a pair of shoes, or a hairstyle"?

Jan 26th 2015, 10:59 PM 75,312 Views 102 Comments

PR advisor Valerie O’Reilly was described as “not bad looking” by TD Michael Lowry in a note to Enda Kenny last week.

# national-transport-authority - Tuesday 20 January, 2015

Traffic gridlock expected as taxi drivers protest in Dublin city centre
# Slow Drive
# Slow Drive

Traffic gridlock expected as taxi drivers protest in Dublin city centre

Jan 20th 2015, 12:16 PM 20,570 Views 50 Comments

Dozens of drivers will take part in a slow drive to the gates of the Dáíl, heading into rush hour.

# national-transport-authority - Monday 1 December, 2014

Your Dublin Bus and Irish Rail commutes just got more expensive
# Cash Money
# Cash Money

Your Dublin Bus and Irish Rail commutes just got more expensive

Dec 1st 2014, 9:14 AM 16,187 Views 65 Comments

But if you use a Leap card, you might be saving money.

# national-transport-authority - Monday 24 November, 2014

The only form of public transport with an annual fee of €5* is being launched in Galway today
# Peddlin' Power
# Peddlin' Power

The only form of public transport with an annual fee of €5* is being launched in Galway today

Nov 24th 2014, 1:24 PM 15,848 Views 24 Comments

*The yearly subscription per city – set to rise to €10 in January. You also have to pay a €150 guarantee if the bike goes missing.

# national-transport-authority - Monday 17 November, 2014

Sick of dodgy WiFi on trains and buses? We have some good news...
# Wifine
# Wifine

Sick of dodgy WiFi on trains and buses? We have some good news...

Nov 17th 2014, 2:09 PM 22,185 Views 34 Comments

…but it might cost us.

# national-transport-authority - Tuesday 4 November, 2014

Do you know which train station in Ireland is the busiest?
# Choo Choo
# Choo Choo

Do you know which train station in Ireland is the busiest?

Nov 4th 2014, 2:06 PM 23,275 Views 36 Comments

Here’s a hint: 83% of all journeys are taken in the Greater Dublin Area.

# national-transport-authority - Friday 10 October, 2014

Soon you'll be able to top up your Leap card by touching it against your smartphone
# Great Leap Forward
# Great Leap Forward

Soon you'll be able to top up your Leap card by touching it against your smartphone

Oct 10th 2014, 3:44 PM 14,445 Views 39 Comments

(Exact) change is on the way.

# national-transport-authority - Thursday 10 July, 2014

Clampdown on rogue taxi drivers reportedly resulted in no arrests
# Advance Warning
# Advance Warning

Clampdown on rogue taxi drivers reportedly resulted in no arrests

Jul 10th 2014, 6:35 PM 18,731 Views 85 Comments

The Department of Transport defended publicising the campaign before it took place.

# national-transport-authority - Tuesday 8 July, 2014

Leap Cards to be extended to Cork, but which counties are next in line?
# Get On Board
# Get On Board

Leap Cards to be extended to Cork, but which counties are next in line?

Jul 8th 2014, 11:15 AM 8,209 Views 28 Comments

The cards are already usable on buses in the county and the scheme will extend to trains by early 2015.

# national-transport-authority - Saturday 14 June, 2014

The transport watchdog is worried about car-sharing app Wundercar - should you be?
# Stranger Danger
# Stranger Danger

The transport watchdog is worried about car-sharing app Wundercar - should you be?

Jun 14th 2014, 8:30 AM 15,023 Views 56 Comments

The German app – and its drivers – could be in contravention of regulations, with union officials warning of dangers to passengers.

# national-transport-authority - Wednesday 28 May, 2014

Leap card fares are going to get cheaper for teenagers aged 18 and under
# Leaping Around
# Leaping Around

Leap card fares are going to get cheaper for teenagers aged 18 and under

May 28th 2014, 4:26 PM 9,373 Views 44 Comments

The child fare rate is being extended from August.

# national-transport-authority - Friday 16 May, 2014

In Cork, Limerick or Galway? Like cycling? The public bike scheme will be ready by autumn
# Coke Zero Bikes
# Coke Zero Bikes

In Cork, Limerick or Galway? Like cycling? The public bike scheme will be ready by autumn

May 16th 2014, 9:29 PM 10,237 Views 27 Comments

Slightly behind schedule, mind you.

# national-transport-authority - Thursday 24 April, 2014

Column: I know from experience – it's not pleasant being stranded using a wheelchair
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: I know from experience – it's not pleasant being stranded using a wheelchair

Apr 24th 2014, 8:20 AM 343 Views 16 Comments

For many people, taxis are their only door-to-door public transport service. While we’ve made a good first step in making them wheelchair-friendly, more must be done.

# national-transport-authority - Saturday 12 April, 2014

New infographic breaks down how Dublin commuters get to work
# Morning Trudge
# Morning Trudge

New infographic breaks down how Dublin commuters get to work

Apr 12th 2014, 7:30 AM 17,003 Views 39 Comments

More and more people are cycling but the car is still the king.

# national-transport-authority - Wednesday 9 April, 2014

Reduced fares, like: Leap Card comes to bus services in Cork
# Bus Eireann
# Bus Eireann

Reduced fares, like: Leap Card comes to bus services in Cork

Apr 9th 2014, 11:24 AM 8,269 Views 12 Comments

Commuters will be able to available of discounted fares of up to 16 per cent.

# national-transport-authority - Monday 3 March, 2014

Take off-peak buses in Dublin? You could be in line for a fare decrease...
# Fare Deal
# Fare Deal

Take off-peak buses in Dublin? You could be in line for a fare decrease...

Mar 3rd 2014, 10:50 AM 14,722 Views 29 Comments

The company is considering dropping fares outside of rush hour in order to boost passenger numbers.

# national-transport-authority - Friday 3 January, 2014

NTA says it is rectifying Irish Rail ticket price issues
# Rail
# Rail

NTA says it is rectifying Irish Rail ticket price issues

Jan 3rd 2014, 8:01 PM 17,858 Views 16 Comments

The National Transport Authority said anomalies exist because it could not move in one step to rectify everything without putting hardship on users.

# national-transport-authority - Thursday 12 December, 2013

Rural hackney licences to be given out for €50
# Lonely
# Lonely

Rural hackney licences to be given out for €50

Dec 12th 2013, 12:58 PM 18,799 Views 33 Comments

The move was introduced today to help people living in rural areas with problems of isolation.

# national-transport-authority - Friday 6 December, 2013

These bus routes are among over 20 to be privatised in 2016
# Change Please
# Change Please

These bus routes are among over 20 to be privatised in 2016

Dec 6th 2013, 9:55 PM 40,634 Views 79 Comments

Over 20 routes operated by Dublin Bus, as well as some Bus Éireann services will be open to private operators as part of a tendering process.

# national-transport-authority - Wednesday 13 November, 2013

Leap Card users will pay no more than €10 a day
# Fare Cap
# Fare Cap

Leap Card users will pay no more than €10 a day

Nov 13th 2013, 4:04 PM 19,626 Views 32 Comments

The new maximum limit also caps fares at €40 per week across Dublin Bus, Iarnród Éireann and Luas but users of only one service could end up paying more.

# national-transport-authority - Wednesday 23 October, 2013

Train, bus and Luas fares to increase from next week
# Public Transport
# Public Transport

Train, bus and Luas fares to increase from next week

Oct 23rd 2013, 10:25 PM 38,993 Views 205 Comments

Monthly and annual tickets will increase from 1 November while cash fares and Leap Card prices will go up from 1 December.

# national-transport-authority - Wednesday 11 September, 2013

Plans to reduce services in Dublin Bus and Bus Éireann contracts
# Transport
# Transport

Plans to reduce services in Dublin Bus and Bus Éireann contracts

Sep 11th 2013, 2:25 PM 8,811 Views 42 Comments

The NTA said that under new proposals it would open the tendering process to provide removed services through separate contracts.

Plans launched for major cycle network in Greater Dublin Area
# On Your Bike
# On Your Bike

Plans launched for major cycle network in Greater Dublin Area

Sep 11th 2013, 7:57 AM 8,068 Views 96 Comments

The National Tarnsport Authority has encouraged public to review the plans and get involved in the consultation process.

# national-transport-authority - Tuesday 20 August, 2013

NTA defends planned use of Phoenix Park tunnel following Irish Rail concerns
# Dublin Transport
# Dublin Transport

NTA defends planned use of Phoenix Park tunnel following Irish Rail concerns

Aug 20th 2013, 5:33 PM 28,365 Views 67 Comments

Irish Rail says the plan to open the 136-year-old tunnel would be no substitute for the shelved DART Underground scheme in terms of capacity and connectivity.

# national-transport-authority - Monday 19 August, 2013

Limerick bike scheme to be launched next autumn
# On Your Bike
# On Your Bike

Limerick bike scheme to be launched next autumn

Aug 19th 2013, 1:31 PM 6,940 Views 79 Comments

The scheme is styled on the Dublin Bikes Scheme, which has recorded over three million journeys since its launch.

# national-transport-authority - Friday 9 August, 2013

'Virtual bus lanes' among plans to increase public transport use in Dublin
# Public Transport
# Public Transport

'Virtual bus lanes' among plans to increase public transport use in Dublin

Aug 9th 2013, 1:17 PM 14,490 Views 80 Comments

The National Transport Authority is to “free up road space” for travel by means other than private cars.

# national-transport-authority - Monday 11 February, 2013

Dublin bikes scheme to get €2.6m expansion
# Dublin Bikes
# Dublin Bikes

Dublin bikes scheme to get €2.6m expansion

Feb 11th 2013, 9:48 PM 11,416 Views 76 Comments

The scheme will be expanded eastwards and westwards, from Heuston Station to Docklands, with a grant of €2.6 million from the National Transport Authority.

# national-transport-authority - Thursday 7 February, 2013

Bus Éireann roll out free WiFi across 7 stations nationwide
# WiFi
# WiFi

Bus Éireann roll out free WiFi across 7 stations nationwide

Feb 7th 2013, 9:00 PM 6,220 Views 13 Comments

The affected stations have a combined weekly footfall of approximately 200,000 people.

# national-transport-authority - Tuesday 27 November, 2012

Work to start on €370m Luas link-up next year
# Luas
# Luas

Work to start on €370m Luas link-up next year

Nov 27th 2012, 3:44 PM 10,861 Views 58 Comments

The project is likely to generate up to 800 jobs in the construction phase and a further 60 permanent jobs.

# national-transport-authority - Friday 2 November, 2012

Exchequer returns show €2.9 billion deficit due, in part, to payment to the ESM
# Exchequer Returns
# Exchequer Returns

Exchequer returns show €2.9 billion deficit due, in part, to payment to the ESM

Nov 2nd 2012, 6:26 PM 8,018 Views 55 Comments

Spending at the Department of Social Protection was more than expected, whereas the Department of Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation continues to underspend.

# national-transport-authority - Monday 24 September, 2012

Bus, rail and tram fare increases to kick in from November
# Public Transport
# Public Transport

Bus, rail and tram fare increases to kick in from November

Sep 24th 2012, 6:48 PM 11,854 Views 84 Comments

The increases in monthly and annual tickets have been approved by the National Transport Authority.

# national-transport-authority - Saturday 11 August, 2012

Good news, students: New travelcard will have Leap-style capabilities
# Great Leap Forward
# Great Leap Forward

Good news, students: New travelcard will have Leap-style capabilities

Aug 11th 2012, 8:15 AM 6,307 Views 12 Comments

Third level students will be able to use the new style travelcard to get Leap Card fare on transport.