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#Public Transport

# public-transport - Last week 20th November 2022 - 26th November 2022

Eamon Ryan ‘reluctant’ to tackle toll increases if it takes funding from road maintenance
# Toll Charges
# Toll Charges

Eamon Ryan ‘reluctant’ to tackle toll increases if it takes funding from road maintenance

Updated Nov 21st 2022, 3:45 PM 22,783 Views 50 Comments

Toll prices on nine roads are to rise in line with inflation.

# public-transport - This month November 2022

Dublin Bus apologises for 'real-time' issues as staffing crisis could delay BusConnects roll-out
# Ghost Buses
# Ghost Buses

Dublin Bus apologises for 'real-time' issues as staffing crisis could delay BusConnects roll-out

Updated Nov 8th 2022, 1:30 PM 34,092 Views 56 Comments

Dublin Bus has 150 vacancies to fill, while Go-Ahead has 45 roles.

Compulsory purchase order for west county Dublin section of BusConnects scheme submitted
# Busconnects
# Busconnects

Compulsory purchase order for west county Dublin section of BusConnects scheme submitted

Nov 7th 2022, 7:00 AM 31,421 Views 18 Comments

A decision is due by March.

Irish Rail lodging An Bord Pleanála application for major upgrade to Cork rail network
# Public Transport
# Public Transport

Irish Rail lodging An Bord Pleanála application for major upgrade to Cork rail network

Nov 3rd 2022, 10:24 AM 25,210 Views 11 Comments

Irish Rail plans to build a second track along the line between Glounthaune and Midleton in Cork.

# public-transport - Last month October 2022

Core BusConnects route linking Lucan to Dublin city centre enters planning phase
# Busconnects
# Busconnects

Core BusConnects route linking Lucan to Dublin city centre enters planning phase

Oct 27th 2022, 8:00 PM 19,745 Views 7 Comments

The route is part of a scheme to transform Dublin City’s public transport system.

# public-transport - September September 2022

Public consultation opens for proposals for new cycle networks across 22 counties
# CycleConnects
# CycleConnects

Public consultation opens for proposals for new cycle networks across 22 counties

Sep 30th 2022, 1:04 PM 16,786 Views 28 Comments

The cycle networks will form part of the CycleConnects: Ireland’s Cycle Network programme.

Garth Brooks sheds tear on stage as long-awaited gig kicks off for cowboy-hatted fans
# 'till The Sun Comes Up
# 'till The Sun Comes Up

Garth Brooks sheds tear on stage as long-awaited gig kicks off for cowboy-hatted fans

Updated Sep 9th 2022, 8:29 PM 94,582 Views 39 Comments

A busy night was expected for public transport in Dublin as fans headed towards the stadium.

Fine Gael think-in to focus on how the party can 'stand up for working people'
# FG Think-In
# FG Think-In

Fine Gael think-in to focus on how the party can 'stand up for working people'

Sep 9th 2022, 6:30 AM 16,192 Views 50 Comments

The party will gather in Kilkenny today to discuss income tax cuts, pension and social welfare hikes and public transport fares.

Bacik says Ireland should copy Germany's €9 monthly public transport fare initiative
# Labour Think-In
# Labour Think-In

Bacik says Ireland should copy Germany's €9 monthly public transport fare initiative

Sep 8th 2022, 2:27 PM 17,277 Views 42 Comments

The Labour Party is holding its first think-in since the resignation of Alan Kelly as party leader.

Students that use private bus companies to have fares cut by 50%
# Back To College
# Back To College

Students that use private bus companies to have fares cut by 50%

Sep 5th 2022, 4:45 PM 15,386 Views 3 Comments

The Young Adult Card and Student Leap Card fare initiative is being extended to the commercial bus sector.

# public-transport - August August 2022

Over 760 anti-social behaviour incidents on train services reported in first six months of year
# Rail Network
# Rail Network

Over 760 anti-social behaviour incidents on train services reported in first six months of year

Aug 28th 2022, 11:38 AM 22,069 Views 31 Comments

The incidents included multiple reports of fighting, soiling, sexual harassment, lewd behaviour and hate incidents.

TDs call on Ministers to reverse opposition to public transport Gardaí
# Assault
# Assault

TDs call on Ministers to reverse opposition to public transport Gardaí

Aug 16th 2022, 7:54 PM 28,224 Views 28 Comments

Fianna Fáil, Sinn Féin and Green Party TDs have urged ministers to reconsider their opposition to the idea.

'I could feel blood splattering on me': Man (26) suffers homophobic assault on Dublin Bus
# Investigation
# Investigation

'I could feel blood splattering on me': Man (26) suffers homophobic assault on Dublin Bus

Updated Aug 16th 2022, 1:38 PM 91,550 Views 0 Comments

The incident happened in the early hours of yesterday morning.

Govt plans fare reductions on commercial buses for 19 to 23-year-olds before return to college
# Public Transport
# Public Transport

Govt plans fare reductions on commercial buses for 19 to 23-year-olds before return to college

Aug 11th 2022, 6:00 AM 12,714 Views 15 Comments

Transport Minister Eamon Ryan said that it was difficult to implement the changes due to different ticketing systems on commercial buses.

More 24-hour Dublin buses to be rolled out in autumn
# Public Transport
# Public Transport

More 24-hour Dublin buses to be rolled out in autumn

Aug 9th 2022, 6:00 AM 27,009 Views 21 Comments

Increase in late-night services across the public transport network is being kept under review, Dept of Transport tells The Journal.

Pledge that new nightclub closing times will mean expanded late-night public transport
# Public Transport
# Public Transport

Pledge that new nightclub closing times will mean expanded late-night public transport

Aug 5th 2022, 6:15 AM 29,259 Views 36 Comments

Justice Minister Helen McEntee says a taskforce is examining the expansion of late-night public transport for when nightclubs get the green light to stay open later.

Late-night Luas service ruled out, as hours needed for maintenance
# Late-night Public Transport
# Late-night Public Transport

Late-night Luas service ruled out, as hours needed for maintenance

Aug 4th 2022, 6:04 AM 20,620 Views 26 Comments

The Luas will not operate a 24-hour service as the NTA says it carries out maintenance when the trams are out of service.

# public-transport - This year 2022

The Gluas: Could a ‘very light' rail system end Galway's gridlock and become the city's Luas?
# Public Transport
# Public Transport

The Gluas: Could a ‘very light' rail system end Galway's gridlock and become the city's Luas?

Jul 30th 2022, 8:00 PM 33,146 Views 53 Comments

A feasibility study is set to be carried out but campaigners fear it will take a “Dublin-style” approach.

Application on track to extend Dart out to Maynooth and Meath
# Dart+ West
# Dart+ West

Application on track to extend Dart out to Maynooth and Meath

Jul 25th 2022, 9:00 AM 27,558 Views 41 Comments

The plans include 40km of electrification and resignalling along the Maynooth and M3 parkway rail lines.

Poll: Would you take public transport more if it was free?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Would you take public transport more if it was free?

Jul 20th 2022, 11:53 AM 40,581 Views 75 Comments

Transport fares were cut earlier this year.

Fianna Fáil calls for more public transport policing as it launches survey on commuter safety
# Public Transport
# Public Transport

Fianna Fáil calls for more public transport policing as it launches survey on commuter safety

Jul 14th 2022, 4:00 PM 9,437 Views 25 Comments

The survey aims to gather more detail on anecdotal reports of assault and harassment on public transport.

National Transport Authority launches plans to greatly improve Cork's public transport system
# Public Transport
# Public Transport

National Transport Authority launches plans to greatly improve Cork's public transport system

Jun 30th 2022, 12:54 PM 10,323 Views 20 Comments

BusConnects Cork is hoping to increase fourfold the number of people who use public transport.

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 14,122 Views 25 Comments

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

Only 32 additional taxis added to Dublin fleet since start of 2022, new figures show
# Taxi Shortage
# Taxi Shortage

Only 32 additional taxis added to Dublin fleet since start of 2022, new figures show

Jun 19th 2022, 9:46 AM 17,735 Views 26 Comments

Fine Gael TD Neale Richmond says that the shortage of taxis is now a “serious issue”.

Uber and Lyft could help with Ireland's taxi shortage, says Tánaiste
# Taxi
# Taxi

Uber and Lyft could help with Ireland's taxi shortage, says Tánaiste

Jun 16th 2022, 1:35 PM 20,490 Views 0 Comments

Varadkar said other countries have other options than a taxi.

Public transport use approaches pre-pandemic levels
# Public Transport
# Public Transport

Public transport use approaches pre-pandemic levels

Jun 13th 2022, 3:45 PM 7,135 Views 0 Comments

It comes following a 20% cut in the cost of public transport fares.

Poll: Should all public transport in Ireland be free?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should all public transport in Ireland be free?

Jun 12th 2022, 11:52 AM 52,672 Views 106 Comments

Should the Luas really be made free?

The Good Information Podcast: Making public transport accessible, sustainable and efficient
# Public Transport
# Public Transport

The Good Information Podcast: Making public transport accessible, sustainable and efficient

May 30th 2022, 9:42 AM 3,047 Views 1 Comment

Frequent, local and affordable: how to make public transport work.

Cut in public transport fares likely to continue into next year, says Taoiseach
# Public Transport
# Public Transport

Cut in public transport fares likely to continue into next year, says Taoiseach

May 29th 2022, 8:30 PM 13,652 Views 27 Comments

Micheal Martin, speaking as he visited Irish troops in Lebanon, indicated transport costs would form a key part of the priorities for the next Budget.

Downward trend of anti-social behaviour on public transport, says report
# Public Transport
# Public Transport

Downward trend of anti-social behaviour on public transport, says report

May 15th 2022, 4:34 PM 17,931 Views 15 Comments

Most of the anti-social problems on public transport were caused typically involved fare evaders, according to an internal presentation.

Private bus companies ask to be included in 20% fare reduction 'as a matter of urgency'
# Unfare
# Unfare

Private bus companies ask to be included in 20% fare reduction 'as a matter of urgency'

May 9th 2022, 2:10 PM 16,367 Views 10 Comments

A group representing commercial bus companies has said that they could go out of business as a result of being disadvantaged by cheaper fares on state-owned public transport.

Students and young people will enjoy half-price public transport fares from tomorrow
# Fare Play
# Fare Play

Students and young people will enjoy half-price public transport fares from tomorrow

May 8th 2022, 4:12 PM 43,409 Views 60 Comments

The reduced fares apply to journeys on Dublin Bus, Iarnrod Éireann, Bus Éireann, Luas, Go-Ahead and Local Link.

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 27,322 Views 30 Comments

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

Bus fares everywhere outside Dublin are 20% cheaper from today
# Public Transport
# Public Transport

Bus fares everywhere outside Dublin are 20% cheaper from today

Apr 11th 2022, 1:07 PM 14,412 Views 30 Comments

On-board machines must be manually updated which means the capital misses out on the discounts for now.

Dublin Bus fares can't be cut before May as on-board machines need to be manually recalibrated
# Not Yet
# Not Yet

Dublin Bus fares can't be cut before May as on-board machines need to be manually recalibrated

Apr 8th 2022, 6:16 PM 27,323 Views 41 Comments

Every ticket machine in every bus has to be manually tweaked to deal with the technical upgrade.

Cost of taxsaver tickets to be reduced by 20% in April as part of cost of living measures
# Public Transport
# Public Transport

Cost of taxsaver tickets to be reduced by 20% in April as part of cost of living measures

Mar 9th 2022, 6:15 AM 10,798 Views 16 Comments

A full 20% reduction in public transport costs is set to be implemented in May.

DART extension to Drogheda plans to double capacity of rail line
# Coastal North
# Coastal North

DART extension to Drogheda plans to double capacity of rail line

Feb 24th 2022, 2:32 PM 15,645 Views 14 Comments

The ‘Coastal North’ line will extend the DART from Malahide to Drogheda with an increased electrified network.

Bus Éireann cancels services in four counties due to Storm Eunice as travel advice issued
# Storm Eunice
# Storm Eunice

Bus Éireann cancels services in four counties due to Storm Eunice as travel advice issued

Feb 17th 2022, 6:55 PM 28,978 Views 4 Comments

The Road Safety Authority has warned against travel in counties impacted by Red and Orange warnings.

NBRU welcomes cut to public transport fares but warns staff will not 'plug any funding gaps'
# Public Transport
# Public Transport

NBRU welcomes cut to public transport fares but warns staff will not 'plug any funding gaps'

Feb 11th 2022, 8:59 AM 11,238 Views 9 Comments

The 20% discount will apply from April for the rest of 2022.

The Dublin Bus Nitelink service will recommence this Friday
# Public Transport
# Public Transport

The Dublin Bus Nitelink service will recommence this Friday

Jan 24th 2022, 4:49 PM 12,563 Views 7 Comments

The services were cancelled indefinitely in mid-December as Covid-19 restrictions were reimposed.

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