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# nta - Friday 7 August, 2020

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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%”.

# nta - 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.

# nta - 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.

# nta - Tuesday 22 October, 2019

Bus Connects redesign: New routes towards Howth and direct into city centre Dublin This post contains videos

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

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

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

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

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 This post contains a poll

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

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

'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.

# nta - Friday 27 September, 2019

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

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

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

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

# nta - 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.

# nta - 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.

# nta - 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.

# nta - 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.

# nta - Monday 20 May, 2019

Passengers back on board with Bus Éireann as company reports a profit for 2018

n 2018, it carried 83.6 million passengers – a marginal increase on the previous year.

# nta - 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.

# nta - Monday 13 May, 2019

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

'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.

# nta - Sunday 12 May, 2019

'Our neighbours, our friends and family': Campaign launched encouraging respect for taxi drivers NTA

'Our neighbours, our friends and family': Campaign launched encouraging respect for taxi drivers

It comes after a high-profile incident involving an alleged assault on a taxi driver.

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.

# nta - Wednesday 1 May, 2019

Social media and ad campaign to highlight need to respect taxi drivers

A video of an assault on a Dublin taxi driver emerged on Easter Monday.

# nta - Sunday 14 April, 2019

NTA defends new MetroLink stop despite €12 million spend on nearby underground station site

Phibsborough locals have called on the NTA to reverse its decision.

# nta - 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.

# nta - 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.

# nta - 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.

# nta - 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.

# nta - Saturday 23 March, 2019

Three Dublin Bus routes to be operated by Go-Ahead from Sunday

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.

# nta - Monday 25 February, 2019

Dublin campaigners protest demolition of apartment complex and pool for MetroLink

The Markievicz centre was refurbished by Dublin City Council for €1 million in 2016.

# nta - Friday 22 February, 2019

Metrolink: How did we get here and what's next?

The NTA is due to publish a preferred route in March.

# nta - Wednesday 23 January, 2019

Public asked for its say on six new corridors under radical BusConnects plan

1,300 properties would be affected by 16 new bus corridors, the NTA has said.

# nta - 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.

# nta - Sunday 13 January, 2019

NTA issues tender for workers to rule on appeals against clampers

The clamping appeal officers must be “of good character” and be familiar with “natural justice”.

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