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#Public Transport

# public-transport - Monday 9 June, 2014

Dublin bus ablaze at Harold's Cross this lunchtime

No passengers were injured in the incident.

# public-transport - Sunday 1 June, 2014

# public-transport - Thursday 29 May, 2014

College Green Luas works to start next week

Get ready for disruption…

# public-transport - Wednesday 28 May, 2014

Leap card fares are going to get cheaper for teenagers aged 18 and under

The child fare rate is being extended from August.

# public-transport - Monday 26 May, 2014

Man in wheelchair carried off DART as no ramp available at Donaghmede station

Irish Rail said they would like to apologise to the customer featured in the video clip for any distress that was caused to him.

# public-transport - Friday 23 May, 2014

From The Daily Edge The One Direction traffic is ruining everyone's Friday evening No Direction

The One Direction traffic is ruining everyone's Friday evening

Everyone except the One Direction fans, obviously.

# public-transport - Tuesday 20 May, 2014

Live in a rural area? You could be getting nicer bus shelters soon

A new round of public transport funding has been announced, and includes improvements to cycle paths.

# public-transport - Friday 16 May, 2014

# public-transport - Tuesday 13 May, 2014

Half a million people now own a Leap Card

The Department of Transport launched a new enhancement of the service which will allow users to top-up their cards automatically from their bank account once their balance drops below a certain level.

# public-transport - Friday 9 May, 2014

From The Daily Edge This googly-eyed Luas pole will make you smile Somebody's Watching Me

This googly-eyed Luas pole will make you smile

“I always feel like, somebody’s watchin’ meeeee…”

# public-transport - Thursday 24 April, 2014

Live in a new house in Dublin? You probably have a long commute

Many new estates in Dublin are not serviced by public transport, according to a new study.

# public-transport - Friday 18 April, 2014

From The Daily Edge The DOs and DON'Ts of taking public transport Next Stop

The DOs and DON'Ts of taking public transport

This is how to behave. Take note, everyone.

# public-transport - Monday 14 April, 2014

Bus Éireann: We treat corruption claims with the utmost gravity

The company said it will publish the content of an affidavit in which a whistleblower claimed managers took ‘kickbacks’ in return for guaranteeing school bus route contracts.

# public-transport - Monday 10 March, 2014

We take over 1/4 BILLION public transport journeys every year...most on the bus

Buses account for roughly 75 per cent of all public transport travel in the country.

# public-transport - Friday 7 March, 2014

London Tube-style map shows how Dublin public transport will link up

It’ll be pretty if it works out, we’ll give them that.

# public-transport - Friday 7 February, 2014

Pictures: Tear gas fired & running battles with police, in protest at transport hikes in Rio

“We want FIFA-standard trains,” demonstrators chanted. It’s the latest example of social tensions in Brazil in the run-up to the World Cup.

# public-transport - Thursday 30 January, 2014

Column: The Government stalls while people with mobility difficulties fall deeper into isolation

The Government had a knee-jerk reaction last year and cut Mobility Allowance to new applicants. Nearly 12 months later, those in need are still in limbo, writes Anne-Maree Quinn.

From The Daily Edge Here's a dog in a pram on the Luas They See Me Strollin

Here's a dog in a pram on the Luas

Now that’s what you call a woof commute.

# public-transport - Wednesday 22 January, 2014

From The Daily Edge 9 phrases you frequently want to shout at people but really shouldn't Loud Noises

9 phrases you frequently want to shout at people but really shouldn't

If you did, you’d be terribly unpopular.

# public-transport - Tuesday 21 January, 2014

From The Daily Edge This man has a novel way of ensuring he has a seat on the train Lifehack

# public-transport - Tuesday 14 January, 2014

€32.5 million to be spent on Greater Dublin transport projects

The plan includes the completion of 47 new cycle tracks.

# public-transport - Monday 13 January, 2014

From The Daily Edge Yesterday was the 13th annual No Pants Subway Ride A Load Of Pants

Yesterday was the 13th annual No Pants Subway Ride

We can dance, we can dance, everybody take off your pants.

# public-transport - Wednesday 8 January, 2014

Dublin Bus looking at CCTV footage after medicine dispensers found on 39a

The image has shocked users across social media over the past 24 hours.

# public-transport - Saturday 28 December, 2013

Poll: Do you think taxi deregulation was a good idea? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you think taxi deregulation was a good idea?

The Minister for Public Transport says that the overhaul of the taxis industry has made the industry “unrecognisable”.

Watch: 'The Labour presence in transport has been important,' - Alan Kelly.

What is it like being a Labour junior Minister with a Fine Gael cabinet minister? Alan Kelly told TheJournal.ie

'There are people driving taxis who shouldn't be,' - Alan Kelly

The Minister for Public Transport says that the overhaul of taxis industry has made the industry “unrecognisable”.

# public-transport - Friday 27 December, 2013

Poll: Do you plan to use public transport more in 2014? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you plan to use public transport more in 2014?

Minister of State Alan Kelly wants to see five million extra customers using public transport in 2014. Will you be one of them?

'We're targeting 5 million extra customers this year,' - Public Transport Minister

Alan Kelly talks to TheJournal.ie about prices, unions and those ‘snob’ comments.

# public-transport - Monday 23 December, 2013

From The Daily Edge 8 people you'll definitely meet on public transport this Christmas Hell On Wheels

8 people you'll definitely meet on public transport this Christmas

Please someone, give us a lift instead.

# public-transport - Wednesday 18 December, 2013

Another record year for Luas as passenger numbers continue to rise

30 million passengers used the service in 2013, up 500,000 from the year previous.

# public-transport - Tuesday 17 December, 2013

Irish among least likely to use public transport in EU

A new EU-wide survey found Irish people are second only to Cyprus when it comes to using their cars every day.

# public-transport - Saturday 14 December, 2013

Aaron McKenna: Reports of drug users shooting up on public transport stops people using the service, not class

People’s negative impressions is preventing people from taking the bus, train and tram, writes Aaron McKenna, who says it’s nothing about how ‘snobby’ they are.

# public-transport - Thursday 12 December, 2013

Rural hackney licences to be given out for €50

The move was introduced today to help people living in rural areas with problems of isolation.

# public-transport - Wednesday 11 December, 2013

Man injects himself in the groin on the Luas

A woman who witnessed the drug use said it ‘made her feel sick’.

# public-transport - Tuesday 10 December, 2013

6 ways your phone can improve your commute

You know what they say – there’s an app for that.

# public-transport - Thursday 5 December, 2013

It just got easier to get home from the Christmas party

Extra Buses and DART services to help commuters out at busy time of the year.

# public-transport - Wednesday 27 November, 2013

Ireland's public transport schedule now included in Google Maps

The app will now include schedules from Bus Éireann, Dublin Bus, Irish Rail, DART and LUAS services.

# public-transport - Wednesday 13 November, 2013

Leap Card users will pay no more than €10 a day

The new maximum limit also caps fares at €40 per week across Dublin Bus, Iarnród Éireann and Luas but users of only one service could end up paying more.

# public-transport - Thursday 7 November, 2013

From The Daily Edge 10 modern behaviours which are simply unforgivable DOn't Do It

10 modern behaviours which are simply unforgivable

Thou shalt not leave your tones on during a lengthy text exchange in a public place.

# public-transport - Friday 25 October, 2013

Dublin Bus to implement cost-cutting plans as unions split on proposals

Both unions balloted members on the proposals put forward by the company to cut costs in order to reduce its €52 million deficit.