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#Public Transport

# public-transport - Friday 30 December, 2016

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

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

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

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

# public-transport - Tuesday 6 December, 2016

Unions 'dismayed and angry' about Bus Éireann's approach to pay talks

Earlier, Transport Minister Shane Ross said the company’s financial situation is “fairly bleak”.

# public-transport - Thursday 3 November, 2016

National Transport Authority has announced its plans for fare changes on Ireland's public transport

It covers Luas, Dublin Bus, Iarnród Eireann and Bus Éireann.

# public-transport - Tuesday 11 October, 2016

From The Daily Edge 18 everyday moments that are guaranteed to send you into an irrational rage Despite All My Rage

# public-transport - Monday 3 October, 2016

The bottom of Dawson Street is now closed to traffic for Luas works

It will be closed for four weeks while works for the Luas Cross City are carried out.

# public-transport - Wednesday 21 September, 2016

From The Daily Edge 15 things that could only happen on Irish public transport Onlyinireland

# public-transport - Monday 19 September, 2016

8 of the coolest family days out around the country

Grab the kids, you’re going on an adventure.

# public-transport - Tuesday 13 September, 2016

The Greens aren't happy that people on €75k are getting cheaper bus fares than students Cutting The Cost This post contains videos

The Greens aren't happy that people on €75k are getting cheaper bus fares than students

That party wants the Tax Saver scheme rolled out to students.

# public-transport - Saturday 20 August, 2016

Poll: Is it time for all-night public transport in Dublin? Poll This post contains a poll

Poll: Is it time for all-night public transport in Dublin?

The night Tube trains will run on Victoria and Central lines on Friday and Saturdays between 12.30am and 5.30am.

# public-transport - Thursday 30 June, 2016

Shane Ross says the Dart Underground still might happen Out Of The Freezer This post contains videos

Shane Ross says the Dart Underground still might happen

Back in September, Paschal Donohoe said the original €3 billion project was being scrapped.

# public-transport - Wednesday 29 June, 2016

Dublin City Council backs call for new Luas trams to be automated

The councillor behind the motion said it doesn’t mean drivers will be fired.

# public-transport - Thursday 23 June, 2016

More and more people are using the train and Luas

Iarnród Éireann and the Luas brought in over €200 million from passenger revenue in 2015.

# public-transport - Tuesday 17 May, 2016

How did it come to this?: The many twists of the never-ending Luas strike

The ongoing Luas dispute continues to cause headaches for commuters, with more strikes planned.

# public-transport - Friday 6 May, 2016

6 facts you might not have known about Dublin city

6 facts you might not have known about Dublin city

It’s gone through some changes down through the years.

# public-transport - Tuesday 5 April, 2016

From The Daily Edge 16 tweets only regular Bus Eireann passengers will appreciate Busaras

16 tweets only regular Bus Eireann passengers will appreciate

Luggage doors operatin’.

# public-transport - Sunday 20 March, 2016

New government needs to act to avoid 'season of transport strikes'

Luas and Irish Rail workers are looking for pay increases.

# public-transport - Friday 26 February, 2016

6 weird and wonderful things you didn't know about Leap Day

It’s more than just the worst birthday going, ya know.

# public-transport - Wednesday 24 February, 2016

From The Daily Edge This hilariously honest train announcement is going super viral Ferrero Rocher

This hilariously honest train announcement is going super viral

“We’ve got no toilets, and a trolley service of light refreshments will NOT be provided.”

# public-transport - Friday 19 February, 2016

Luas drivers accused of 'putting a gun to the head' of Workplace Relations Commission

The fourth day of strike action is taking place today, with widespread disruption for commuters across Dublin.

# public-transport - Friday 29 January, 2016

Poll: Would you give up a seat on public transport for a pregnant woman or elderly person? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Would you give up a seat on public transport for a pregnant woman or elderly person?

Some people think it’s an unwritten rule, while others aren’t so sure.

# public-transport - Monday 25 January, 2016

You can finally top up your Leap card using your phone (but not if you have an iPhone) Leaping For Joy This post contains videos

# public-transport - Tuesday 5 January, 2016

There were over 220 million public transport journeys in 2015

That’s 7.74 million more than 2014.

# public-transport - Thursday 31 December, 2015

My simple New Year's wish is for my son to live in a truly equal Ireland

One of my boys, Eoghan, suffers from a rare neuromuscular disease. He cannot walk. As a parent, I am becoming increasingly concerned for his future. What will happen to him when I die?

# public-transport - Monday 28 December, 2015

Are our buses and trains next for contactless debit card payments? First Contact This post contains a poll

Are our buses and trains next for contactless debit card payments?

Contactless payments are now very much the norm in Ireland for most low-priced retail goods.

# public-transport - Tuesday 15 December, 2015

6 useful hacks to make your Christmas shopping easier

You’re making a list, you’re checking it twice…

# public-transport - Friday 11 December, 2015

Going out in Dublin over Christmas? There'll be extra late night buses to bring you home

The services will cover the greater Dublin area.

# public-transport - Thursday 10 December, 2015

Will increased Dart frequency make traffic in Dublin worse?

Irish Rail has said better public transport is the only solution to traffic congestion.

# public-transport - Monday 30 November, 2015

From The Daily Edge The 14 unwritten real rules of Dublin Bus Road Wars

The 14 unwritten real rules of Dublin Bus

Please observe.

# public-transport - Tuesday 24 November, 2015

Irish Rail are making some big changes to the Dart and want to hear from you

A public consultation is taking place on running six Darts an hour.

# public-transport - Friday 30 October, 2015

Public transport ticket prices are changing - here's what's happening

Some go up, some go down, some stay the same.

# public-transport - Friday 23 October, 2015

Ex-cop charged with exposing himself on New York subway, then threatening witness with a gun

A woman standing next to him on a train platform said she heard a “hissing noise.”

# public-transport - Sunday 11 October, 2015

Poll: Should Luas security guards be able to arrest rowdy passengers? Your Say This post contains a poll

# public-transport - Saturday 3 October, 2015

Whatever happened to the (original) Metro North?

Not the new one.

# public-transport - Thursday 1 October, 2015

From The Daily Edge What food is acceptable to eat on public transport? MANK This post contains a poll

What food is acceptable to eat on public transport?

Does it have to be cold food? Who judges the smell? It’s a minefield.

# public-transport - Wednesday 23 September, 2015

Should motorists be charged more for using the M50 to help ease traffic?

Here’s what the government plans to do to combat Dublin traffic – and some advice from the Green Party.

# public-transport - Tuesday 22 September, 2015

From The Daily Edge Putting on makeup on public transport - yay or nay? Public Primping This post contains a poll

Putting on makeup on public transport - yay or nay?

The one piece of public transport etiquette we can’t get to the bottom of.

# public-transport - Tuesday 8 September, 2015

Broken down train causes knock-on delays on Heuston line

Commuters were experiencing delays of up to 50 minutes.

# public-transport - Friday 4 September, 2015

Heading to Electric Picnic? Here's all you need to know about getting there and back

Thousands are heading down to Stradbally for the weekend, which will inevitably mean delays.