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# nta - Wednesday 27 July, 2022

Increase in taxi fares during peak weekend hours expected to entice drivers back into night work
# Transport
# Transport

Increase in taxi fares during peak weekend hours expected to entice drivers back into night work

Jul 27th 2022, 6:30 AM 21,400 Views 26 Comments

Taxi fares are set to rise by 12% on average from 1 September.

# nta - Wednesday 22 June, 2022

Luas could run past 1am as NTA examines extending operational hours, says minister
# Late Night Luas
# Late Night Luas

Luas could run past 1am as NTA examines extending operational hours, says minister

Jun 22nd 2022, 1:41 PM 14,061 Views 25 Comments

Increased public transport capacity could help address the taxi shortage in Dublin, the transport minister indicated.

# nta - Friday 17 June, 2022

Taxi fares set to increase by 12% on average from 1 September
# NTA
# NTA

Taxi fares set to increase by 12% on average from 1 September

Jun 17th 2022, 5:29 PM 25,940 Views 71 Comments

It is the first fare increase since 2018 when the average cost of a taxi journey rose by 4.5%.

# nta - Friday 27 May, 2022

Bus Connects launches new 24-hour service serving north Dublin
# New Bus Routes
# New Bus Routes

Bus Connects launches new 24-hour service serving north Dublin

May 27th 2022, 1:08 PM 28,129 Views 11 Comments

The N4 will be the sixth 24-hour Dublin Bus service.

# nta - Friday 6 May, 2022

Public transport fares around Dublin to drop 20% from Monday
# On Board
# On Board

Public transport fares around Dublin to drop 20% from Monday

May 6th 2022, 11:49 AM 27,106 Views 30 Comments

The 90-minute fare will be reduced to €2 for adults and 65 cent for children.

# nta - Tuesday 2 November, 2021

Cork City to get more bus services with shorter wait times under new BusConnects proposals
# Busconnects
# Busconnects

Cork City to get more bus services with shorter wait times under new BusConnects proposals

Nov 2nd 2021, 11:30 AM 11,561 Views 20 Comments

The NTA has today unveiled a draft new bus network for Cork.

# nta - Wednesday 1 September, 2021

Transport authority contacted gardaí over Twitter account after fake 'free Luas' claims went viral
# Twitter
# Twitter

Transport authority contacted gardaí over Twitter account after fake 'free Luas' claims went viral

Sep 1st 2021, 7:00 PM 41,734 Views 25 Comments

A viral joke in early August claimed that the light rail service in the capital was now free of charge.

# nta - Thursday 29 July, 2021

'There might be a tightening of the belt': What's the future for Ireland's public transport post-Covid?
# Public Transport
# Public Transport

'There might be a tightening of the belt': What's the future for Ireland's public transport post-Covid?

Jul 29th 2021, 8:00 PM 12,396 Views 2 Comments

With fewer people commuting to work, how will public transport finances and services look in future?

# nta - Wednesday 21 July, 2021

Can I tap? Contactless and smartphone payments planned for public transport in next three years
# That's The Ticket
# That's The Ticket

Can I tap? Contactless and smartphone payments planned for public transport in next three years

Jul 21st 2021, 12:05 AM 67,896 Views 56 Comments
  • New ways to buy tickets and pay fares on public transport could be rolled out by 2023 or 2024.
  • A revised fare system includes the scrapping of Dublin Bus' 'stages'.
  • Cash will continue to be accepted while alternative options are developed.

# nta - Sunday 27 June, 2021

First phase of new BusConnects network in Dublin comes into operation today
# New Routes
# New Routes

First phase of new BusConnects network in Dublin comes into operation today

Jun 27th 2021, 12:05 PM 34,380 Views 16 Comments

The new routes commencing today take over from the 29a, 32, 31, 31a and 31b.

# nta - Thursday 11 February, 2021

Greenways and cyclepaths: €240 million set aside to improve nation's transport infrastructure
# Greenways
# Greenways

Greenways and cyclepaths: €240 million set aside to improve nation's transport infrastructure

Feb 11th 2021, 12:32 PM 21,019 Views 89 Comments

The money is for projects across the country.

# nta - Monday 18 January, 2021

Rows over face masks and Covid-19 'deniers' feature in complaints to taxi regulator
# NTA
# NTA

Rows over face masks and Covid-19 'deniers' feature in complaints to taxi regulator

Jan 18th 2021, 6:07 PM 29,753 Views 12 Comments

The chief executive of Lynk Ireland has said that complaints over mask wearing are a “two-way street”.

# nta - Thursday 10 December, 2020

New fleet of hybrid buses to be on Dublin and Galway roads by New Year
# Hybrid Bus
# Hybrid Bus

New fleet of hybrid buses to be on Dublin and Galway roads by New Year

Dec 10th 2020, 2:09 PM 22,047 Views 41 Comments

The first ten of 100 double-deck electric hybrid buses were launched today.

# nta - Monday 7 December, 2020

'We're asking people to do the right thing': Face coverings now mandatory for drivers and passengers in taxis
# Spsv
# Spsv

'We're asking people to do the right thing': Face coverings now mandatory for drivers and passengers in taxis

Dec 7th 2020, 12:27 PM 14,432 Views 23 Comments

Drivers of taxis are entitled to refuse carriage to somebody not wearing a face covering under new regulations.

# nta - Monday 30 November, 2020

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

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

Nov 30th 2020, 4:25 PM 14,513 Views 24 Comments

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

# nta - 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
# Greater Dublin Area
# Greater Dublin Area

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

Nov 26th 2020, 12:59 PM 17,443 Views 51 Comments

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

# nta - Sunday 1 November, 2020

Return of schools likely to 'give rise to additional pressure' on public transport services, NTA chief says
# Covid Restrictions
# Covid Restrictions

Return of schools likely to 'give rise to additional pressure' on public transport services, NTA chief says

Updated Nov 1st 2020, 4:10 PM 45,264 Views 73 Comments

In line with the government’s Level 5 restrictions, public transport capacity is currently restricted to 25%.

# nta - Tuesday 29 September, 2020

Transport Minister says NTA will make sure 'no town is left behind' after Bus Éireann axes certain routes
# Expressway
# Expressway

Transport Minister says NTA will make sure 'no town is left behind' after Bus Éireann axes certain routes

Sep 29th 2020, 10:45 AM 19,730 Views 19 Comments

Eamon Ryan confirmed that €460 million is needed to keep public transport running until the end of the year.

# nta - Monday 28 September, 2020

Bus Éireann to stop several intercity routes for financial reasons
# Expressway
# Expressway

Bus Éireann to stop several intercity routes for financial reasons

Sep 28th 2020, 3:25 PM 37,929 Views 56 Comments

Services between Dublin and Cork, Galway, Limerick and Belfast will be affected.

# nta - Saturday 22 August, 2020

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

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

Aug 22nd 2020, 11:52 AM 21,245 Views 81 Comments

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

# nta - Thursday 13 August, 2020

Annual TaxSaver tickets extended by six months due to Covid-19 travel restrictions
# Commuters
# Commuters

Annual TaxSaver tickets extended by six months due to Covid-19 travel restrictions

Aug 13th 2020, 8:49 AM 21,152 Views 8 Comments

The extension will apply to customers who hold an annual TaxSaver ticket for public transport services.

# nta - Friday 7 August, 2020

Engineers to begin identifying possible routes for Cork's new Luas line
# Where's The Stop?
# Where's The Stop?

Engineers to begin identifying possible routes for Cork's new Luas line

Aug 7th 2020, 4:12 PM 24,136 Views 67 Comments

Retail, education and industry hotspots have been identified as potential locations for stops on the new Cork Luas line.

National Transport Authority pilots new mobile ticketing app
# Tickets Please
# Tickets Please

National Transport Authority pilots new mobile ticketing app

Aug 7th 2020, 6:15 AM 24,569 Views 19 Comments

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

# nta - Thursday 9 July, 2020

Covid-19 puts brakes on expansion of 24-hour bus services in Dublin city
# Around The Clock
# Around The Clock

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

Jul 9th 2020, 12:05 AM 17,185 Views 10 Comments

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

# nta - Thursday 2 July, 2020

Half of Dublin Bus passengers are wearing face masks but compliance on transport varies widely
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

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

Jul 2nd 2020, 8:50 AM 24,893 Views 76 Comments

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

# nta - Wednesday 24 June, 2020

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

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

Jun 24th 2020, 6:00 AM 15,246 Views 56 Comments

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

# nta - Tuesday 2 June, 2020

Travel demand on public transport during Phase One has been higher than expected, says NTA
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

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

Jun 2nd 2020, 4:01 PM 16,281 Views 25 Comments

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

# nta - Thursday 19 March, 2020

Significant drop in number of people using public transport
# Coronavirus Crisis
# Coronavirus Crisis

Significant drop in number of people using public transport

Mar 19th 2020, 5:21 PM 22,679 Views 50 Comments

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

# nta - Sunday 1 December, 2019

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

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

Dec 1st 2019, 7:00 AM 29,063 Views 22 Comments

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

# nta - Thursday 14 November, 2019

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

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

Updated Nov 14th 2019, 8:17 PM 35,606 Views 47 Comments

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

# nta - Tuesday 12 November, 2019

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

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

Nov 12th 2019, 2:15 PM 13,098 Views 22 Comments

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

# nta - Tuesday 22 October, 2019

Bus Connects redesign: New routes towards Howth and direct into city centre
# Dublin
# Dublin

Bus Connects redesign: New routes towards Howth and direct into city centre

Oct 22nd 2019, 2:05 PM 26,480 Views 50 Comments

The redesign comes after an unprecedented response to a public consultation campaign that saw almost 50,000 people contribute.

# nta - Friday 18 October, 2019

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

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

Oct 18th 2019, 6:05 AM 24,609 Views 66 Comments

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

# nta - Monday 14 October, 2019

The NTA is looking for public feedback on clamping and clampers
# Clamp Down
# Clamp Down

The NTA is looking for public feedback on clamping and clampers

Oct 14th 2019, 2:28 PM 14,690 Views 50 Comments

The NTA launched the public consultation on its Code of Practice today.

# nta - Sunday 13 October, 2019

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

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

Oct 13th 2019, 7:00 AM 15,672 Views 29 Comments

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

# nta - Thursday 3 October, 2019

Poll: Have you ever witnessed a racist incident on public transport?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Have you ever witnessed a racist incident on public transport?

Oct 3rd 2019, 9:28 AM 23,005 Views 139 Comments

Members of the public complained to the NTA that its anti-racism campaign was “anti-white”.

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

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

Oct 3rd 2019, 12:05 AM 59,699 Views 261 Comments

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

# nta - Friday 27 September, 2019

NTA is looking for 'front garden negotiators' ahead of next phase of BusConnects
# Dublin
# Dublin

NTA is looking for 'front garden negotiators' ahead of next phase of BusConnects

Sep 27th 2019, 12:05 AM 21,191 Views 53 Comments

A number of areas of north and south Dublin have protested against the NTA’s plans.

# nta - Thursday 12 September, 2019

All commercial bus services must be wheelchair accessible by 2026 under NTA plans
# Inclusive
# Inclusive

All commercial bus services must be wheelchair accessible by 2026 under NTA plans

Sep 12th 2019, 2:26 PM 14,565 Views 29 Comments

If agreed upon and implemented it would mean all vehicles would have to be low-floor wheelchair accessible within the next seven years.

# nta - Thursday 15 August, 2019

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

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

Aug 15th 2019, 6:20 AM 20,070 Views 61 Comments

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

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