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#Public Transport

# public-transport - Friday 21 September, 2018

A driverless public transport vehicle is to take to the streets of Dublin for the first time today

The EZ10 electric vehicle will run along a route of nearly one kilometre.

# public-transport - Monday 6 August, 2018

€1.5 million announced for Irish teams preparing for Olympics and world championships

Minister Shane Ross made the announcement today.

# public-transport - Sunday 5 August, 2018

Poll: Should people who refuse to fold up buggies for wheelchair users on buses be fined? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should people who refuse to fold up buggies for wheelchair users on buses be fined?

Transport Minister Shane Ross has said he will look at introducing fines on the matter.

A card-based system has created more awareness for disabled people in the UK - could it work here?

The JAM card has proven such a success in Northern Ireland that activists are calling for its introduction here.

# public-transport - Monday 25 June, 2018

M50 operating with traffic levels that weren't expected until the mid-2020s

Transport Infrastructure Ireland boss said there has been a ‘huge increase’ in M50 traffic in the last four years.

# public-transport - Tuesday 12 June, 2018

New Dublin bus corridor plan: Up to 200 front gardens impacted on some proposed routes

Sixteen new ‘core bus corridors’ are being planned in Dublin.

# public-transport - Tuesday 22 May, 2018

More than half of all Dublin commuters now use public transport to get to work

The number of people travelling by car has fallen below 30% for the first time.

People are paying an extra €114,000 to live near the Dart or Luas

The most expensive house prices are in Sandymount, Lansdowne Road and Sydney Parade.

# public-transport - Wednesday 18 April, 2018

From The Daily Edge Which Mode Of Public Transport Are You? Public Transport

Which Mode Of Public Transport Are You?

Let’s find out.

# public-transport - Tuesday 20 March, 2018

Paris could offer free public transport to everyone to get people out of cars

Paris has previously offered free public transport during particularly bad spells of pollution.

# public-transport - Sunday 18 March, 2018

Bus and train services affected as snow hits the country

A status orange snow-ice warning is in place for several counties.

# public-transport - Monday 5 March, 2018

Buses, trains and Luas back up and running

Customers have been advised to allow extra time for their journeys.

# public-transport - Sunday 4 March, 2018

Public transport is returning to normal but the advice is to check in with provider before setting off

The road conditions are still being considered treacherous.

# public-transport - Saturday 3 March, 2018

Most public transport gradually returning to normal - though Luas Green Line remains out of action

Transport options are gradually, slowly, returning to normal.

# public-transport - Wednesday 28 February, 2018

From The Daily Edge 11 things you will always notice if you use public transport in Ireland Public Transport

11 things you will always notice if you use public transport in Ireland

Shout-out to the person who chooses the outside seat.

# public-transport - Monday 12 February, 2018

Dart passengers are less satisfied than most commuters - but Luas users are delighted

Bus Eireann is in a close second for least satisfaction.

# public-transport - Thursday 28 December, 2017

'It's a TRACKING app, where did those four minutes go?': Complaints made about Dublin Bus

Some people took issue with proposed changes to public transport in the capital, while others complained about alleged dangerous driving.

# public-transport - Thursday 21 December, 2017

From The Daily Edge 15 things that are bound to happen on the train 'down home' for Christmas

15 things that are bound to happen on the train 'down home' for Christmas

Train stations at Christmas time: The Lord is testing us.

# public-transport - Saturday 9 December, 2017

Video: The Luas Cross City is fully operational for the first time Luas Cross City This post contains videos

# public-transport - Tuesday 26 September, 2017

Get the bus along Dublin's quays? Trips now take half the time they used to

The traffic changes had angered some motorists.

# public-transport - Tuesday 19 September, 2017

Over 2.5 million Leap cards sold in under six years Public Transport This post contains a poll

Over 2.5 million Leap cards sold in under six years

The Leap card was first rolled out in 2011.

# public-transport - Tuesday 29 August, 2017

Irish Rail says four routes could be axed, as drivers look for pay increase

Iarnród Éireann says it has to address an annual shortfall of €100 million.

# public-transport - Thursday 24 August, 2017

Number of journeys taken on all public transport increases by 31 million in four years

Dublin Bus saw an increase of 13 million in journeys.

# public-transport - Monday 14 August, 2017

'We're all made of the same stuff': A new campaign is asking us to report racism on public transport

“Racism is in no way tolerated on Ireland’s transport services,” campaigners said.

Extra bus lanes for Dublin city as cars will be reduced to one lane on quays

Cars will also be banned from turning right onto O’Connell Bridge from Bachelors Walk.

# public-transport - Sunday 13 August, 2017

'Luas bye-laws should be changed to let people bring their bikes on'

Senator Neale Richmond says that the plan is “very doable” and is done across Europe.

# public-transport - Wednesday 9 August, 2017

Have you ever given up a seat on public transport to someone who needed it? Lunch Crunch This post contains a poll

Have you ever given up a seat on public transport to someone who needed it?

Give it to us straight. Be honest.

# public-transport - Wednesday 26 July, 2017

Irish Rail is fixing up 28 train carriages to get them back in service

The carriages have been out of action for six years.

# public-transport - Thursday 29 June, 2017

Children with Leap cards to get free access to public transport for two weeks

The promotion will cover a range of Bus Éireann, Dublin Bus, Dart and Luas services.

# public-transport - Friday 9 June, 2017

Madrid is putting up signs to stop 'el manspreading' on its buses

The company said that this would be similar to what already exists in other transport systems worldwide.

# public-transport - Sunday 28 May, 2017

From The Daily Edge The 16 worst types of people on the bus Bus Tales

The 16 worst types of people on the bus

Guaranteed to rile you up on any given day.

# public-transport - Thursday 11 May, 2017

New bus corridors, new cycle lanes, new tickets: Dublin's bus network to be completely redesigned

Shane Ross said a complete redesign of the capital’s bus network is on the way.

# public-transport - Wednesday 3 May, 2017

Poll: Should cars be banned from the quays in Dublin? Lunch Crunch This post contains a poll

Poll: Should cars be banned from the quays in Dublin?

‘Are we being too generous to the car driver?,’ councillors ask.

Greens say traffic plans are 'too generous to cars' and anti-public transport

There is concern car traffic in Dublin city could slow down the new Luas line.

# public-transport - Thursday 13 April, 2017

Dublin adults over 10 times more likely to rely on public transport than those in rural areas

The report found that just one in 10 older adults in Ireland relied on public transport.

# public-transport - Thursday 6 April, 2017

Column: 'I'm challenging the decision makers here to spend 24 hours in my wheelchair'

It’s time Ireland’s 40,000 wheelchair users had equality too, writes Sean O’Kelly.

# public-transport - Sunday 19 March, 2017

From tomorrow, you won't be able to turn onto Eden Quay from O'Connell Bridge

The permanent change will kick in from tomorrow.

# public-transport - Thursday 16 March, 2017

Gardaí to monitor public transport in bid to seize alcohol from underage Patrick's Day drinkers

Over 1,100 gardaí will police the capital on the day.

# public-transport - Sunday 5 February, 2017

FactCheck: Which public transport services get the most state funding?

AAA-PBP TD Brid Smith says the state gives more per journey to rail and tram services than it does to buses. We put her claim to the test.

# public-transport - Tuesday 31 January, 2017

From The Daily Edge The 17 little frustrations of using a Leap Card Take A Running Leap

The 17 little frustrations of using a Leap Card

*jolts awake in the middle of the night* “I FORGOT TO TOP UP MY LEAP!”

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