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# public-transport - Tuesday 19 January, 2021

Transport specialist teams appointed to design improve bus network for Cork City
# Busconnects
# Busconnects

Transport specialist teams appointed to design improve bus network for Cork City

Jan 19th 2021, 6:26 PM 9,043 Views 10 Comments

The appointments are part of the BusConnects Cork Programme.

# public-transport - Sunday 27 December, 2020

More balanced regional development and public transport investments key for Ryan
# Public Transport
# Public Transport

More balanced regional development and public transport investments key for Ryan

Dec 27th 2020, 2:47 PM 13,065 Views 35 Comments

Developing rail in both Limerick and Cork is a number one priority for Minister Eamon Ryan

# public-transport - Thursday 24 December, 2020

Here's how public transport will look over the Christmas period
# Travel Tips
# Travel Tips

Here's how public transport will look over the Christmas period

Updated Dec 24th 2020, 2:18 PM 46,155 Views 21 Comments

Dublin Bus, Bus Éireann and Irish Rail are operating revised schedules.

# public-transport - Monday 21 December, 2020

NTA looking to buy up to 800 double-decker electric buses over five-year period
# Cleaner Transport
# Cleaner Transport

NTA looking to buy up to 800 double-decker electric buses over five-year period

Dec 21st 2020, 3:35 PM 12,044 Views 19 Comments

The first of these buses won’t arrive until the second half of 2022.

# public-transport - Thursday 17 December, 2020

Luas services partially suspended on Red and Green lines due to electrical fault
# Dublin
# Dublin

Luas services partially suspended on Red and Green lines due to electrical fault

Dec 17th 2020, 11:50 AM 9,970 Views 10 Comments

Limited services are available on both lines only.

# public-transport - 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 14,441 Views 23 Comments

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

# public-transport - Sunday 15 November, 2020

National Transport Authority launches campaign to encourage respect of staff during pandemic
# Respect
# Respect

National Transport Authority launches campaign to encourage respect of staff during pandemic

Nov 15th 2020, 12:24 PM 25,043 Views 30 Comments

The campaign begins today.

# public-transport - 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 45,222 Views 73 Comments

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

# public-transport - Friday 23 October, 2020

Some passengers being 'left behind' as capacity on public transport reduced to 25%, NTA head says
# Capacity
# Capacity

Some passengers being 'left behind' as capacity on public transport reduced to 25%, NTA head says

Oct 23rd 2020, 11:18 AM 19,047 Views 27 Comments

NTA CEO Anne Graham said today that there are “more people travelling than need to travel” which is putting pressure on capacity.

# public-transport - Tuesday 20 October, 2020

Resignalling project to impact Irish Rail services through Connolly for next three weekends
# Irish Rail
# Irish Rail

Resignalling project to impact Irish Rail services through Connolly for next three weekends

Oct 20th 2020, 3:25 PM 10,790 Views 9 Comments

The €120 million project will result in the resignalling of the Dart network from Howth/Malahide to Sandymount.

# public-transport - 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 19,611 Views 19 Comments

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

# public-transport - Monday 14 September, 2020

Cycling and HGV traffic are both up on last year as public transport still lags behind
# Transport
# Transport

Cycling and HGV traffic are both up on last year as public transport still lags behind

Sep 14th 2020, 12:00 PM 16,908 Views 63 Comments

Cycling in Dublin is up by 9.4% on last year.

# public-transport - Monday 17 August, 2020

Car traffic is slowly returning but public transport is still way down on last year
# Public Transport
# Public Transport

Car traffic is slowly returning but public transport is still way down on last year

Aug 17th 2020, 4:11 PM 16,009 Views 35 Comments

At the peak of Covid-19 restrictions traffic was down by about 78%, it’s now down by 16.3% in Dublin and 12.6% elsewhere.

# public-transport - Friday 14 August, 2020

TDs seek clarity on social distancing rules for school buses as minister says there's been 'significant progress' on reopening plans
# Back To School
# Back To School

TDs seek clarity on social distancing rules for school buses as minister says there's been 'significant progress' on reopening plans

Updated Aug 14th 2020, 7:23 PM 25,124 Views 30 Comments

Social distancing is a rule while waiting for school buses but not on them.

# public-transport - 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 20,953 Views 8 Comments

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

# public-transport - Tuesday 28 July, 2020

'Sustainable' Luas Finglas extension plans open for virtual public consultation
# Green Line
# Green Line

'Sustainable' Luas Finglas extension plans open for virtual public consultation

Jul 28th 2020, 11:34 AM 17,306 Views 45 Comments

The 4km extension would create four new stops on the green line alongside a cycle and pedestrian path.

# public-transport - Monday 27 July, 2020

Pre-assigned seats and face masks: The new rules for Irish schoolchildren getting the bus
# Back To School
# Back To School

Pre-assigned seats and face masks: The new rules for Irish schoolchildren getting the bus

Jul 27th 2020, 7:05 PM 37,520 Views 44 Comments

The rules will be in place on School Transport Scheme services operated by Bus Éireann.

Rail passenger numbers were hit harder than other public transport during lockdown
# Train Drain
# Train Drain

Rail passenger numbers were hit harder than other public transport during lockdown

Jul 27th 2020, 2:13 PM 8,707 Views 15 Comments

Passenger journeys on rail services dropped to a low of 24,000 a week at the start of April.

# public-transport - Tuesday 21 July, 2020

Face shields are now an acceptable face covering on all public transport
# Face Shields
# Face Shields

Face shields are now an acceptable face covering on all public transport

Jul 21st 2020, 6:47 PM 49,656 Views 69 Comments

Deaf and hard of hearing charity Chime welcomed the move.

# public-transport - Tuesday 14 July, 2020

Mandatory masks on public transport 'challenging for people who are Deaf and hard of hearing'
# Face Coverings
# Face Coverings

Mandatory masks on public transport 'challenging for people who are Deaf and hard of hearing'

Jul 14th 2020, 6:10 AM 13,803 Views 12 Comments

Advocacy group Chime suggested that transparent face-shields should be allowed to be used instead.

# public-transport - Friday 10 July, 2020

Face masks on public transport to become compulsory from next week
# Public Transport
# Public Transport

Face masks on public transport to become compulsory from next week

Jul 10th 2020, 5:28 PM 35,266 Views 133 Comments

Taoiseach Micheál Martin announced the new measure this afternoon.

# public-transport - Thursday 25 June, 2020

Government confirms face coverings will be mandatory for passengers on public transport
# Cover Up
# Cover Up

Government confirms face coverings will be mandatory for passengers on public transport

Jun 25th 2020, 7:13 PM 39,016 Views 94 Comments

It follows weeks of criticism that not enough people were wearing face coverings while on public transport.

# public-transport - 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 15,195 Views 56 Comments

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

# public-transport - Friday 12 June, 2020

Making face coverings a condition of using public transport 'is under consideration'
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Making face coverings a condition of using public transport 'is under consideration'

Jun 12th 2020, 6:14 PM 16,018 Views 143 Comments

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar said that he would not like to see fines for those not wearing one.

# public-transport - Sunday 7 June, 2020

Phase Two: Everything you need to know about using public transport from tomorrow
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Phase Two: Everything you need to know about using public transport from tomorrow

Jun 7th 2020, 8:30 PM 47,902 Views 29 Comments

Phase Two begins tomorrow, but people are still advised to only use public transport when necessary.

# public-transport - Saturday 6 June, 2020

Buses and Dart services to operate pre-Covid 'Monday to Friday' schedule from next week
# Phase Two
# Phase Two

Buses and Dart services to operate pre-Covid 'Monday to Friday' schedule from next week

Jun 6th 2020, 9:37 AM 24,197 Views 18 Comments

But social distancing requirements will still mean capacity on services will be just over 20% of pre-Covid levels.

# public-transport - Sunday 17 May, 2020

Campaign group concerned over increasing number of broken lifts at train stations
# Lift Out
# Lift Out

Campaign group concerned over increasing number of broken lifts at train stations

May 17th 2020, 7:30 PM 16,708 Views 36 Comments

Over eight stations, on average, had lifts out of action over the past two weeks, according to Access for All campaign group.

# public-transport - Thursday 14 May, 2020

Trinity research shows 75% of workers fear contracting Covid-19 on their public transport commute
# Working Life
# Working Life

Trinity research shows 75% of workers fear contracting Covid-19 on their public transport commute

May 14th 2020, 10:34 PM 16,983 Views 48 Comments

The research also shows that 80% of workers would prefer to work from home once Covid-19 restrictions are lifted.

# public-transport - Wednesday 13 May, 2020

Wearing of face masks on public transport and in supermarkets likely to be recommended, says minister
# Not Compulsory
# Not Compulsory

Wearing of face masks on public transport and in supermarkets likely to be recommended, says minister

May 13th 2020, 5:17 PM 27,455 Views 87 Comments

The Taoiseach previously said the wearing of face masks will not be compulsory.

# public-transport - Tuesday 5 May, 2020

Bus and rail union calls for compulsory face masks on public transport as restrictions ease
# NBRU
# NBRU

Bus and rail union calls for compulsory face masks on public transport as restrictions ease

May 5th 2020, 3:02 PM 15,069 Views 37 Comments

The NBRU has also called for temperature checks for all public transport workers.

# public-transport - Friday 27 March, 2020

Public transport services to be reduced from next week
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Public transport services to be reduced from next week

Updated Mar 27th 2020, 1:45 PM 72,321 Views 47 Comments

Visits to prisons will end from tomorrow, the government has also announced.

# public-transport - Saturday 7 March, 2020

Poll: Should there be a dedicated public transport Garda unit?
# What Do You Think
# What Do You Think

Poll: Should there be a dedicated public transport Garda unit?

Mar 7th 2020, 10:49 AM 29,289 Views 58 Comments

Irish Rail recorded 789 reports of anti-social behaviour incidents in 2018; there were 690 in 2017.

'Drivers are being hit in the head with bricks': No plans for dedicated transport police as drivers condemn attacks
# Anti-social Behaviour
# Anti-social Behaviour

'Drivers are being hit in the head with bricks': No plans for dedicated transport police as drivers condemn attacks

Mar 7th 2020, 6:15 AM 57,586 Views 45 Comments

Unions have been calling for the introduction of a dedicated transport policing unit.

# public-transport - Friday 28 February, 2020

Luxembourg becomes first country in the world to provide free public transport
# Public Transport
# Public Transport

Luxembourg becomes first country in the world to provide free public transport

Feb 28th 2020, 10:11 PM 63,166 Views 61 Comments

The measure is part of a plan intended to reduce congestion.

# public-transport - Wednesday 26 February, 2020

Taxi company caught tampering with fare meter on one of its vehicles fined €2,000
# Dublin District Court
# Dublin District Court

Taxi company caught tampering with fare meter on one of its vehicles fined €2,000

Feb 26th 2020, 5:34 PM 30,115 Views 36 Comments

It followed an investigation by the National Standards Authority of Ireland.

# public-transport - Thursday 6 February, 2020

Opinion: Stranded on platforms, crawling through faulty lifts: travelling with a disability on public transport

Opinion: Stranded on platforms, crawling through faulty lifts: travelling with a disability on public transport

Feb 6th 2020, 7:01 PM 8,916 Views 5 Comments

Sean O’Kelly tells of the “hit and miss” service that humiliates and distresses people with disabilities.

# public-transport - Wednesday 29 January, 2020

Free public transport and a 50% cut in national dairy herd pledged by Solidarity-People Before Profit
# Planet Before Profit
# Planet Before Profit

Free public transport and a 50% cut in national dairy herd pledged by Solidarity-People Before Profit

Jan 29th 2020, 2:19 PM 20,399 Views 119 Comments

The party launched its climate action manifesto in Dublin today.

# public-transport - Wednesday 8 January, 2020

'Strong growth' for public transport sector as passenger numbers increased 9% last year
# All Aboard
# All Aboard

'Strong growth' for public transport sector as passenger numbers increased 9% last year

Jan 8th 2020, 9:31 PM 13,283 Views 31 Comments

Passenger figures across the rail, bus and tram network in Ireland increase last year.

# public-transport - Tuesday 24 December, 2019

Office of Transport Minister Shane Ross warned Luas operator of 'increase in anti-social behaviour'
# Public Transport
# Public Transport

Office of Transport Minister Shane Ross warned Luas operator of 'increase in anti-social behaviour'

Dec 24th 2019, 10:00 PM 26,797 Views 33 Comments

In one case, an eight-year-old girl had beer contents splashed on her.

# public-transport - Friday 6 December, 2019

Late-night train and Dart services begin from today for the festive season
# All Aboard
# All Aboard

Late-night train and Dart services begin from today for the festive season

Dec 6th 2019, 6:00 AM 19,776 Views 9 Comments

Security personnel will be on board the late night services over the coming weeks to ensure customer safety.

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