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# public-transport - Tuesday 26 August, 2014

Bus Éireann technical glitch leaves families waiting for yearly tickets
# Along In A Minute
# Along In A Minute

Bus Éireann technical glitch leaves families waiting for yearly tickets

Aug 26th 2014, 7:33 AM 6,432 Views 9 Comments

Thousands of families are still waiting while some schools start this week.

# public-transport - Sunday 17 August, 2014

Does Ireland provide equal public transport to wheelchair users?
# On The Move
# On The Move

Does Ireland provide equal public transport to wheelchair users?

Aug 17th 2014, 8:04 AM 9,293 Views 38 Comments

Wheelchair users are to be treated the same as any other passengers under the law, but is that the case?

# public-transport - Saturday 16 August, 2014

Poll: Do you use public transport?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you use public transport?

Aug 16th 2014, 10:01 AM 17,706 Views 115 Comments

Are you reluctant to leave the car at home and jump on the bus or train?

Efforts to get people out of cars and onto public transport aren't working
# On The Buses
# On The Buses

Efforts to get people out of cars and onto public transport aren't working

Aug 16th 2014, 7:15 AM 13,620 Views 148 Comments

The train network is also unsustainable, a report says.

# public-transport - Monday 21 July, 2014

Network Noel reads mean tweets about himself
# Mean Tweets
From The Daily Edge
# Mean Tweets

Network Noel reads mean tweets about himself

Jul 21st 2014, 3:00 PM 4,293 Views 3 Comments

He’ll burst ye.

# public-transport - Sunday 13 July, 2014

8 unique experiences you'll only have taking the bus down home
# On The Bus
From The Daily Edge
# On The Bus

8 unique experiences you'll only have taking the bus down home

Jul 13th 2014, 6:00 PM 40,105 Views 63 Comments

Need to travel to an obscure boreen somewhere in the west of Ireland? Jump on board.

# public-transport - Monday 30 June, 2014

11 experiences every Luas traveller will understand
# Monorail!
From The Daily Edge
# Monorail!

11 experiences every Luas traveller will understand

Jun 30th 2014, 1:00 PM 35,460 Views 57 Comments

Dublin’s Luas is 10 years old today! Time flies.

Ministers celebrate 10 years of the Luas by eating cake and listening to gospel music
# Hard Work
# Hard Work

Ministers celebrate 10 years of the Luas by eating cake and listening to gospel music

Jun 30th 2014, 12:14 PM 6,910 Views 37 Comments

As you do…

# public-transport - Thursday 19 June, 2014

Driver deaths are down, but "more vulnerable" road users are being killed
# Road Safety Authority
# Road Safety Authority

Driver deaths are down, but "more vulnerable" road users are being killed

Jun 19th 2014, 1:30 PM 5,584 Views 12 Comments

The Public Accounts Committee was also told that about 130,000 more cars were taxed this year following an end to the practice where vehicles could be declared as “off-road” after the fact.

# public-transport - Wednesday 18 June, 2014

Opinion: With more of us living in cities, we have to plan for real quality of life
# Living Cities
# Living Cities

Opinion: With more of us living in cities, we have to plan for real quality of life

Jun 18th 2014, 7:30 PM 23 Views 42 Comments

I want my city to serve its local communities – that means introducing proper cycle lanes and options for pedestrians.

How does Dublin Bus deal with anti-social behaviour?
# On The Buses
# On The Buses

How does Dublin Bus deal with anti-social behaviour?

Jun 18th 2014, 6:45 AM 12,010 Views 18 Comments

Cameras, control centres and community. Apparently.

# public-transport - Tuesday 17 June, 2014

There is a 'real turf war' going on between cyclists and drivers in Dublin
# On Yer Bike
# On Yer Bike

There is a 'real turf war' going on between cyclists and drivers in Dublin

Jun 17th 2014, 11:45 AM 20,248 Views 83 Comments

A new Trinity College research project also finds that a large number of cycling accidents are going unreported.

# public-transport - Monday 9 June, 2014

Dublin bus ablaze at Harold's Cross this lunchtime
# Dublin Bus
# Dublin Bus

Dublin bus ablaze at Harold's Cross this lunchtime

Jun 9th 2014, 2:13 PM 20,727 Views 34 Comments

No passengers were injured in the incident.

# public-transport - Sunday 1 June, 2014

Have a busy public transport commute? You'll want some of this dress
# Public Transport
# Public Transport

Have a busy public transport commute? You'll want some of this dress

Jun 1st 2014, 6:30 PM 32,992 Views 10 Comments

Want.

# public-transport - Thursday 29 May, 2014

College Green Luas works to start next week
# Right On Track
# Right On Track

College Green Luas works to start next week

May 29th 2014, 2:58 PM 20,501 Views 42 Comments

Get ready for disruption…

# public-transport - Wednesday 28 May, 2014

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

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

May 28th 2014, 4:26 PM 9,383 Views 44 Comments

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
# No Access
# No Access

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

May 26th 2014, 6:05 PM 21,752 Views 92 Comments

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

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

The One Direction traffic is ruining everyone's Friday evening

May 23rd 2014, 6:48 PM 4,455 Views 2 Comments

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
# Transport
# Transport

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

May 20th 2014, 3:32 PM 8,962 Views 36 Comments

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

# public-transport - Friday 16 May, 2014

In Cork, Limerick or Galway? Like cycling? The public bike scheme will be ready by autumn
# Coke Zero Bikes
# Coke Zero Bikes

In Cork, Limerick or Galway? Like cycling? The public bike scheme will be ready by autumn

May 16th 2014, 9:29 PM 10,245 Views 27 Comments

Slightly behind schedule, mind you.

# public-transport - Tuesday 13 May, 2014

Half a million people now own a Leap Card
# One Giant Leap
# One Giant Leap

Half a million people now own a Leap Card

May 13th 2014, 3:00 PM 13,788 Views 33 Comments

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

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

This googly-eyed Luas pole will make you smile

May 9th 2014, 5:13 PM 4,843 Views 1 Comment

“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
# Traffic
# Traffic

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

Apr 24th 2014, 7:46 AM 16,539 Views 22 Comments

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

# public-transport - Friday 18 April, 2014

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

The DOs and DON'Ts of taking public transport

Apr 18th 2014, 9:30 AM 35,780 Views 79 Comments

This is how to behave. Take note, everyone.

# public-transport - Monday 14 April, 2014

Bus Éireann: We treat corruption claims with the utmost gravity
# Kickbacks
# Kickbacks

Bus Éireann: We treat corruption claims with the utmost gravity

Apr 14th 2014, 10:00 AM 6,620 Views 14 Comments

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
# Heavy Load
# Heavy Load

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

Mar 10th 2014, 12:15 PM 31 Views 22 Comments

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
# Dublin On Move
# Dublin On Move

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

Mar 7th 2014, 6:04 PM 54,629 Views 68 Comments

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
# Brazil
# Brazil

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

Feb 7th 2014, 8:38 AM 7,006 Views 10 Comments

“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
# Limbo
# Limbo

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

Jan 30th 2014, 7:30 PM 52 Views 8 Comments

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.

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

Here's a dog in a pram on the Luas

Jan 30th 2014, 4:29 PM 4,545 Views 0 Comments

Now that’s what you call a woof commute.

# public-transport - Wednesday 22 January, 2014

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

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

Jan 22nd 2014, 1:00 PM 38,135 Views 77 Comments

If you did, you’d be terribly unpopular.

# public-transport - Tuesday 21 January, 2014

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

This man has a novel way of ensuring he has a seat on the train

Jan 21st 2014, 10:31 AM 26,133 Views 71 Comments

HE BRINGS HIS OWN.

# public-transport - Tuesday 14 January, 2014

€32.5 million to be spent on Greater Dublin transport projects
# SUSTAINABLE TRANSPORT
# SUSTAINABLE TRANSPORT

€32.5 million to be spent on Greater Dublin transport projects

Jan 14th 2014, 5:27 PM 12,049 Views 56 Comments

The plan includes the completion of 47 new cycle tracks.

# public-transport - Monday 13 January, 2014

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

Yesterday was the 13th annual No Pants Subway Ride

Jan 13th 2014, 1:30 PM 3,354 Views 0 Comments

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
# Public Transport
# Public Transport

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

Jan 8th 2014, 11:00 PM 77,519 Views 218 Comments

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
# Your Say

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

Dec 28th 2013, 10:00 AM 19,963 Views 180 Comments

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.
# Labour Relations
# Labour Relations

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

Dec 28th 2013, 8:20 AM 5,258 Views 23 Comments

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
# Taxis
# Taxis

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

Dec 28th 2013, 8:15 AM 16,310 Views 79 Comments

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
# Your Say

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

Dec 27th 2013, 9:39 AM 11,811 Views 102 Comments

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