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# public-transport - Thursday 31 December, 2015

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

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

Dec 31st 2015, 8:00 PM 103 Views 15 Comments

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
# First Contact

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

Dec 28th 2015, 7:45 PM 15,422 Views 44 Comments

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
# Sponsored By Leap Card
# Sponsored By Leap Card

6 useful hacks to make your Christmas shopping easier

Dec 15th 2015, 1:33 PM 26,121 Views 11 Comments

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
# Christmas Parties
# Christmas Parties

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

Dec 11th 2015, 2:28 PM 13,590 Views 29 Comments

The services will cover the greater Dublin area.

# public-transport - Thursday 10 December, 2015

Will increased Dart frequency make traffic in Dublin worse?
# Commuting Woes
# Commuting Woes

Will increased Dart frequency make traffic in Dublin worse?

Dec 10th 2015, 6:01 AM 16,236 Views 44 Comments

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

# public-transport - Monday 30 November, 2015

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

The 14 unwritten real rules of Dublin Bus

Nov 30th 2015, 12:01 PM 21,220 Views 19 Comments

Please observe.

# public-transport - Tuesday 24 November, 2015

Irish Rail are making some big changes to the Dart and want to hear from you
# Early And Often
# Early And Often

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

Nov 24th 2015, 2:48 PM 18,873 Views 50 Comments

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
# Tickets Please
# Tickets Please

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

Oct 30th 2015, 1:49 PM 32,536 Views 162 Comments

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
# Indecent Exposure
# Indecent Exposure

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

Oct 23rd 2015, 10:46 PM 17,751 Views 24 Comments

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
# Your Say

Poll: Should Luas security guards be able to arrest rowdy passengers?

Oct 11th 2015, 5:03 PM 21,593 Views 79 Comments

What do you think?

# public-transport - Saturday 3 October, 2015

Whatever happened to the (original) Metro North?
# Metro-nomy
# Metro-nomy

Whatever happened to the (original) Metro North?

Oct 3rd 2015, 7:15 AM 15,162 Views 49 Comments

Not the new one.

# public-transport - Thursday 1 October, 2015

What food is acceptable to eat on public transport?
# MANK
From The Daily Edge
# MANK

What food is acceptable to eat on public transport?

Oct 1st 2015, 4:49 PM 11,124 Views 3 Comments

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?
# Commuter Chaos
# Commuter Chaos

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

Sep 23rd 2015, 10:45 AM 23,499 Views 108 Comments

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

Putting on makeup on public transport - yay or nay?
# Public Primping
From The Daily Edge
# Public Primping

Putting on makeup on public transport - yay or nay?

Sep 22nd 2015, 2:08 PM 6,964 Views 6 Comments

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
# Commuter Blues
# Commuter Blues

Broken down train causes knock-on delays on Heuston line

Sep 8th 2015, 5:49 PM 12,870 Views 11 Comments

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
# Stradbally
# Stradbally

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

Sep 4th 2015, 6:00 AM 18,938 Views 9 Comments

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

# public-transport - Saturday 22 August, 2015

Have a new kid? 'Take them on public transport and roll them around on the floor'
# Immunity
# Immunity

Have a new kid? 'Take them on public transport and roll them around on the floor'

Aug 22nd 2015, 8:30 AM 20,343 Views 40 Comments

That’s what one geneticist thinks.

# public-transport - Thursday 20 August, 2015

This Irish lad sat behind the worst bus passenger ever
# Feet Up
From The Daily Edge
# Feet Up

This Irish lad sat behind the worst bus passenger ever

Aug 20th 2015, 9:15 AM 11,348 Views 7 Comments

PLEASE, no.

# public-transport - Tuesday 18 August, 2015

Here are the new options train commuters into Dublin will have from next year
# Changing Trains
# Changing Trains

Here are the new options train commuters into Dublin will have from next year

Aug 18th 2015, 11:48 AM 35,497 Views 80 Comments

The Phoenix Park Tunnel will be open to commuter trains for the first time.

# public-transport - Saturday 25 July, 2015

Dun Laoghaire residents protest against bus route cutbacks
# March
# March

Dun Laoghaire residents protest against bus route cutbacks

Jul 25th 2015, 4:08 PM 19,003 Views 84 Comments

People Before Profit Richard Boyd Barrett said residents across Dun Laoghaire are “absolutely furious” at the proposed cuts.

# public-transport - Monday 20 July, 2015

Back on track? Irish Rail says train ticket sales signal resurgent economy
# Going Places
# Going Places

Back on track? Irish Rail says train ticket sales signal resurgent economy

Jul 20th 2015, 10:00 PM 17,929 Views 69 Comments

Over 19 million passengers have travelled on Irish Rail services since the start of the year.

# public-transport - Monday 13 July, 2015

Police looking for man who was 'touching himself inappropriately' on crowded train
# Tube
# Tube

Police looking for man who was 'touching himself inappropriately' on crowded train

Jul 13th 2015, 8:33 PM 60,090 Views 45 Comments

He was reportedly filming a woman at the time.

# public-transport - Wednesday 1 July, 2015

Here's what public transport your kids won't have to pay for next week
# Hurrah
# Hurrah

Here's what public transport your kids won't have to pay for next week

Jul 1st 2015, 1:16 PM 23,965 Views 17 Comments

Holders of child Leap cards will be able to avail of free travel on services across the country.

# public-transport - Friday 19 June, 2015

Why should commuters have to put up with trouble and danger on public transport?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Why should commuters have to put up with trouble and danger on public transport?

Jun 19th 2015, 6:07 PM 466 Views 55 Comments

We have all been subjected to annoying, intimidating or downright dangerous behaviour on a bus or train – it’s unacceptable.

# public-transport - Thursday 21 May, 2015

Commuters rejoice: Irish Rail launches rapid Cork to Dublin route
# Early Risers
# Early Risers

Commuters rejoice: Irish Rail launches rapid Cork to Dublin route

May 21st 2015, 2:14 PM 27,717 Views 44 Comments

The journey will now take just 2 hours and 15 minutes.

# public-transport - Wednesday 20 May, 2015

The Luas Green Line is off again this morning
# Rush Hour
# Rush Hour

The Luas Green Line is off again this morning

May 20th 2015, 7:34 AM 18,873 Views 27 Comments

The entire Green Line is down this morning. It’s the second major problem with the service in the last 24 hours.

# public-transport - Friday 1 May, 2015

8 people you definitely won't miss on the bus today
# Wheels On The Bus
From The Daily Edge
# Wheels On The Bus

8 people you definitely won't miss on the bus today

May 1st 2015, 9:43 AM 7,039 Views 3 Comments

Walking aint so bad.

# public-transport - Wednesday 29 April, 2015

12 times people were the absolute worst on public transport
# Can You Not
From The Daily Edge
# Can You Not

12 times people were the absolute worst on public transport

Apr 29th 2015, 9:30 PM 13,631 Views 8 Comments

:(

# public-transport - Friday 17 April, 2015

The Leap card has made a LOT of money since it was launched
# Not Loose Change
# Not Loose Change

The Leap card has made a LOT of money since it was launched

Apr 17th 2015, 5:27 PM 16,733 Views 23 Comments

The one millionth card was sold today.

# public-transport - Friday 10 April, 2015

Chillest man ever figures out secret to actually enjoying your work commute
# License To Chill
From The Daily Edge
# License To Chill

Chillest man ever figures out secret to actually enjoying your work commute

Apr 10th 2015, 7:35 PM 11,179 Views 1 Comment

Meet your new hero.

Man fighting for his life after being hit in head by Tube train
# London
# London

Man fighting for his life after being hit in head by Tube train

Apr 10th 2015, 12:46 PM 17,417 Views 15 Comments

Warning: This post contains graphic details some readers may find distressing.

# public-transport - Thursday 9 April, 2015

Good news if you use the DART... There'll soon be more of them
# Coming Soon
# Coming Soon

Good news if you use the DART... There'll soon be more of them

Apr 9th 2015, 1:00 PM 16,197 Views 60 Comments

Plans to increase the core frequency from every 15 minutes to every 10 minutes are underway.

# public-transport - Monday 30 March, 2015

Threat of national bus and train strike looms
# Commuter Blues
# Commuter Blues

Threat of national bus and train strike looms

Mar 30th 2015, 7:57 PM 16,361 Views 48 Comments

Talks broke down today.

# public-transport - Tuesday 17 March, 2015

The first 'poo bus' was unveiled to the public in the UK today
# Bog Bus
# Bog Bus

The first 'poo bus' was unveiled to the public in the UK today

Mar 17th 2015, 8:30 PM 32,756 Views 36 Comments

The bus is powered on waste from more than 32,000 households.

# public-transport - Friday 6 March, 2015

Tom Hanks had some words for those accusing him of 'manspreading' on the subway
# Manspreading
From The Daily Edge
# Manspreading

Tom Hanks had some words for those accusing him of 'manspreading' on the subway

Mar 6th 2015, 8:26 AM 5,779 Views 6 Comments

“Back off.”

# public-transport - Wednesday 25 February, 2015

You'll be seeing billboards and bus ads about the State of Palestine from today
# Dublin
# Dublin

You'll be seeing billboards and bus ads about the State of Palestine from today

Feb 25th 2015, 10:26 AM 8,816 Views 74 Comments

TDs from four main parties have supported the action.

# public-transport - Thursday 19 February, 2015

Here's a very good reason not to be rude to people on public transport
# Manners Matter
From The Daily Edge
# Manners Matter

Here's a very good reason not to be rude to people on public transport

Feb 19th 2015, 6:01 PM 7,558 Views 0 Comments

Or just not to be rude, full stop.

# public-transport - Friday 6 February, 2015

€26m will be spent improving roads around Dublin. Here's where the money is going

€26m will be spent improving roads around Dublin. Here's where the money is going

Feb 6th 2015, 3:41 PM 20,471 Views 44 Comments

Is your area getting an upgrade?

# public-transport - Friday 16 January, 2015

11 positively lovely experiences you will have on Dublin Bus
# Hail To The Bus Driver
From The Daily Edge
# Hail To The Bus Driver

11 positively lovely experiences you will have on Dublin Bus

Jan 16th 2015, 6:03 PM 37,301 Views 78 Comments

It’s not all bad.

# public-transport - Wednesday 14 January, 2015

How many journeys were there on Dublin Bus last year?
# On The Buses
# On The Buses

How many journeys were there on Dublin Bus last year?

Jan 14th 2015, 7:43 PM 9,872 Views 24 Comments

Loads. And loads and loads and loads.