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# public-transport - Friday 4 January, 2019

269 million passenger journeys made on State-funded public transport last year
# Public Transport
# Public Transport

269 million passenger journeys made on State-funded public transport last year

Jan 4th 2019, 2:20 PM 11,884 Views 34 Comments

That’s an increase of almost 19 million (17%) compared to 2017, according to provisional NTA figures.

# public-transport - Wednesday 2 January, 2019

Luas elevators have been out-of-order for over 1,000 hours in last two years
# Public Transport
# Public Transport

Luas elevators have been out-of-order for over 1,000 hours in last two years

Jan 2nd 2019, 4:00 PM 13,391 Views 5 Comments

The service provider said vandalism is the cause in a number of cases.

# public-transport - Saturday 22 December, 2018

Need to get around this Christmas? Here's what you need to know about festive public transport
# Public Transport
# Public Transport

Need to get around this Christmas? Here's what you need to know about festive public transport

Dec 22nd 2018, 7:00 AM 11,016 Views 11 Comments

No services on Christmas Day of course, but here’s what else you need to know.

# public-transport - Thursday 6 December, 2018

Luxembourg to make travel free on its trains, trams and buses
# Free Travel
# Free Travel

Luxembourg to make travel free on its trains, trams and buses

Dec 6th 2018, 9:34 PM 32,047 Views 57 Comments

In 2016, more than 100 million passengers used public transport in the country of 600,000 people.

# public-transport - Tuesday 4 December, 2018

Fianna Fáil TD invites Shane Ross to travel with him on public transport to Dublin from the commuter belt
# RSVP
# RSVP

Fianna Fáil TD invites Shane Ross to travel with him on public transport to Dublin from the commuter belt

Dec 4th 2018, 7:06 PM 26,927 Views 41 Comments

James Lawless said commuters can’t get parking at the train stations and can’t get on carriages in the morning.

# public-transport - Saturday 1 December, 2018

Dublin Bus, Luas and Irish Rail fares will change from today
# Public Transport
# Public Transport

Dublin Bus, Luas and Irish Rail fares will change from today

Dec 1st 2018, 6:00 AM 41,170 Views 36 Comments

NTA fare revisions mean that Luas fares are being brought in line with Dublin Bus fares.

# public-transport - Friday 21 September, 2018

A driverless public transport vehicle is to take to the streets of Dublin for the first time today
# Life On The Road
# Life On The Road

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

Sep 21st 2018, 7:47 AM 33,142 Views 71 Comments

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
# Winners
# Winners

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

Aug 6th 2018, 1:29 PM 25,583 Views 47 Comments

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
# Your Say

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

Aug 5th 2018, 10:45 AM 30,549 Views 170 Comments

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?
# Just A Minute
# Just A Minute

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

Aug 5th 2018, 8:00 AM 9,001 Views 6 Comments

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
# Public Transport
# Public Transport

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

Jun 25th 2018, 4:34 PM 21,086 Views 41 Comments

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
# Make Space
# Make Space

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

Updated Jun 12th 2018, 12:30 PM 55,935 Views 144 Comments

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
# 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 12,962 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 18,588 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 5,156 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 18,113 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 32,776 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 10,816 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 26,920 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 118,524 Views 31 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 5,922 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 21,214 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 42,398 Views 62 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 6,128 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 44,778 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 25,458 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 13,909 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 43,950 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 8,984 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 12,878 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 30,871 Views 93 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 12,845 Views 45 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 24,992 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 25,299 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 14,747 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 32,400 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 12,611 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 29,751 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 20,851 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 12,832 Views 69 Comments

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