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Sunday 24 September 2023 Dublin: 18°C

# rural transport

This year
67 new or enhanced bus services across Ireland have been announced
The Connecting Ireland Rural Mobility Plan for 2023 was launched today.
All time
Clare Co Council looking at idea of 'autonomous cars' to address rural transport issues
The council is exploring the concept of both an Uber-style system and the use of driverless cars and has gotten €25,000 in funding to do so.
EU tells Ireland: You must follow rules for Bus Éireann scheme
Compensation under the School Transport Scheme is not in line with current EU rules.
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.
Almost 80 per cent of lone pensioners have no internet access
Age Action Ireland said it has concerns that older people may become increasingly isolated and excluded from certain services as they continue to move online.