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# public-transport - Tuesday 22 May, 2018

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

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

May 22nd 2018, 5:16 PM 12,826 Views 59 Comments

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
# Property Ladder
# Property Ladder

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

May 22nd 2018, 12:05 AM 18,553 Views 18 Comments

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

# public-transport - Wednesday 18 April, 2018

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

Which Mode Of Public Transport Are You?

Apr 18th 2018, 8:00 AM 5,152 Views 1 Comment

Let’s find out.

# public-transport - Tuesday 20 March, 2018

Paris could offer free public transport to everyone to get people out of cars
# Smog On The Seine
# Smog On The Seine

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

Mar 20th 2018, 10:15 PM 18,112 Views 34 Comments

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
# East Coast
# East Coast

Bus and train services affected as snow hits the country

Mar 18th 2018, 12:31 PM 32,752 Views 12 Comments

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
# Public Transport
# Public Transport

Buses, trains and Luas back up and running

Mar 5th 2018, 7:32 AM 10,812 Views 8 Comments

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
# Public Transport
# Public Transport

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

Mar 4th 2018, 8:12 AM 26,916 Views 6 Comments

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
# Transport

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

Mar 3rd 2018, 7:38 PM 118,511 Views 30 Comments

Transport options are gradually, slowly, returning to normal.

# public-transport - Wednesday 28 February, 2018

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

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

Feb 28th 2018, 8:00 AM 5,909 Views 1 Comment

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
# Commuters
# Commuters

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

Feb 12th 2018, 5:39 PM 21,167 Views 49 Comments

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
# Public Transport
# Public Transport

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

Dec 28th 2017, 12:00 PM 41,996 Views 53 Comments

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

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

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

Dec 21st 2017, 5:11 PM 6,078 Views 1 Comment

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
# Luas Cross City

Video: The Luas Cross City is fully operational for the first time

Dec 9th 2017, 3:35 PM 44,767 Views 108 Comments

Come on board with us.

# public-transport - Tuesday 26 September, 2017

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

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

Sep 26th 2017, 1:31 PM 25,448 Views 56 Comments

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
# Public Transport

Over 2.5 million Leap cards sold in under six years

Sep 19th 2017, 7:29 PM 13,901 Views 36 Comments

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
# Public Transport
# Public Transport

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

Aug 29th 2017, 7:10 PM 43,799 Views 122 Comments

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
# A Strong Platform
# A Strong Platform

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

Aug 24th 2017, 7:16 AM 8,977 Views 27 Comments

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
# Don't Tolerate It
# Don't Tolerate It

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

Aug 14th 2017, 1:19 PM 12,864 Views 126 Comments

“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
# From This Weekend
# From This Weekend

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

Aug 14th 2017, 11:52 AM 30,783 Views 90 Comments

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'
# Spokes-people
# Spokes-people

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

Aug 13th 2017, 7:00 AM 12,763 Views 52 Comments

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
# Lunch Crunch

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

Aug 9th 2017, 12:46 PM 24,964 Views 87 Comments

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
# Back On Track
# Back On Track

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

Jul 26th 2017, 5:32 PM 24,935 Views 44 Comments

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
# Tag On
# Tag On

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

Jun 29th 2017, 8:02 PM 14,680 Views 22 Comments

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
# PERSONAL SPACE
# PERSONAL SPACE

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

Jun 9th 2017, 10:36 PM 32,391 Views 72 Comments

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

# public-transport - Sunday 28 May, 2017

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

The 16 worst types of people on the bus

May 28th 2017, 7:00 PM 12,571 Views 11 Comments

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
# New Look
# New Look

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

May 11th 2017, 6:58 AM 29,668 Views 108 Comments

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
# Lunch Crunch

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

May 3rd 2017, 12:45 PM 20,823 Views 80 Comments

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

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

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

May 3rd 2017, 6:10 AM 12,824 Views 69 Comments

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
# On The Buses
# On The Buses

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

Apr 13th 2017, 6:00 AM 7,372 Views 29 Comments

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'
# Public Transport
# Public Transport

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

Apr 6th 2017, 7:30 PM 281 Views 37 Comments

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
# An Chéad Staid Eile
# An Chéad Staid Eile

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

Mar 19th 2017, 9:15 AM 37,210 Views 71 Comments

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
# Keeping Sketch
# Keeping Sketch

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

Mar 16th 2017, 6:05 AM 13,413 Views 19 Comments

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?
# Factcheck
# Factcheck

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

Feb 5th 2017, 7:00 PM 25,805 Views 85 Comments

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

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

The 17 little frustrations of using a Leap Card

Jan 31st 2017, 9:30 PM 24,324 Views 8 Comments

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

# public-transport - Monday 30 January, 2017

Opinion: 'A €6 charge isn't enough. What about a €24 annual fee for those with free travel passes?'
# Public Transport
# Public Transport

Opinion: 'A €6 charge isn't enough. What about a €24 annual fee for those with free travel passes?'

Jan 30th 2017, 6:30 AM 599 Views 152 Comments

I, and many others with a disability, would be more than willing to pay a small service fee each year to address accessibility issues, writes Stephen Cluskey.

# public-transport - Tuesday 10 January, 2017

Poll: Do you use Bus Éireann?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you use Bus Éireann?

Jan 10th 2017, 7:39 PM 25,778 Views 83 Comments

The company is facing insolvency.

# public-transport - Thursday 5 January, 2017

Despite a year of strike threats, we took millions more journeys on public transport
# All Aboard
# All Aboard

Despite a year of strike threats, we took millions more journeys on public transport

Jan 5th 2017, 6:35 PM 7,464 Views 20 Comments

The NTA said the 2016 passenger figures show a “clear demand for a safe, efficient and reliable public transport service”.

# public-transport - Friday 30 December, 2016

Inaccurate 'real time' information and food defrosting: Why people get angry at Bus Éireann
# Complaints
# Complaints

Inaccurate 'real time' information and food defrosting: Why people get angry at Bus Éireann

Dec 30th 2016, 10:15 PM 27,555 Views 48 Comments

One passenger described the ‘real time’ system as “more like random number generators as they are never accurate”.

# public-transport - Tuesday 27 December, 2016

'You'll look like a God': How people thought the Luas dispute could be solved
# Complaints
# Complaints

'You'll look like a God': How people thought the Luas dispute could be solved

Dec 27th 2016, 6:30 AM 11,355 Views 6 Comments

Here’s what members of the public thought about the strike – one of the biggest talking points of 2016.

# public-transport - Monday 19 December, 2016

Travelling over Christmas? Here's what public transport will be running
# Getting Home For Christmas
# Getting Home For Christmas

Travelling over Christmas? Here's what public transport will be running

Dec 19th 2016, 6:30 AM 16,005 Views 10 Comments

Bus Éireann, Dublin Bus, Luas and Iarnród Éireann have all released Christmas schedules for their services