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# transport - Thursday 14 October, 2021

Mediator appointed to oversee IAA dispute talks with Air Traffic controllers
# Air Traffic Controllers
# Air Traffic Controllers

Mediator appointed to oversee IAA dispute talks with Air Traffic controllers

Thu 1:57 PM 7,578 Views 4 Comments

Kieran Mulvey will lead the talks to solve the industrial relations row between management and air traffic controllers.

# transport - Monday 4 October, 2021

Taoiseach says NDP 'delivery is key' as Eamon Ryan says all road projects mightn't be completed
# National Development Plan
# National Development Plan

Taoiseach says NDP 'delivery is key' as Eamon Ryan says all road projects mightn't be completed

Oct 4th 2021, 11:01 AM 19,860 Views 69 Comments

This plan is expected to commit €35 billion in spending on transport up to 2030.

# transport - Sunday 26 September, 2021

Ireland's newest train station has been officially opened in Dublin
# Pelletstown
# Pelletstown

Ireland's newest train station has been officially opened in Dublin

Updated Sep 26th 2021, 1:11 PM 190,827 Views 45 Comments

Pelletstown Station is situated 12 minutes from Dublin city centre.

# transport - Tuesday 21 September, 2021

Calls for clarity on MetroLink after reports it will not be completed until 2034
# Transport
# Transport

Calls for clarity on MetroLink after reports it will not be completed until 2034

Sep 21st 2021, 2:48 PM 22,387 Views 49 Comments

The project was due to be completed by 2027.

# transport - Friday 17 September, 2021

Here's how the new M50 variable speed limits will work
# Driving
# Driving

Here's how the new M50 variable speed limits will work

Updated Sep 17th 2021, 2:31 PM 67,286 Views 128 Comments

The new system is expected to take full effect on the motorway by early 2023.

# transport - Wednesday 1 September, 2021

Transport authority contacted gardaí over Twitter account after fake 'free Luas' claims went viral
# Twitter
# Twitter

Transport authority contacted gardaí over Twitter account after fake 'free Luas' claims went viral

Sep 1st 2021, 7:00 PM 41,173 Views 25 Comments

A viral joke in early August claimed that the light rail service in the capital was now free of charge.

Poll: Are you comfortable getting public transport now it's back to 100% capacity?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Are you comfortable getting public transport now it's back to 100% capacity?

Sep 1st 2021, 9:53 AM 39,985 Views 46 Comments

The change comes into effect today.

# transport - Sunday 15 August, 2021

'We basically can’t walk safely into town': The state of Ireland's footpaths and walkways
# TGIP Transport
# TGIP Transport

'We basically can’t walk safely into town': The state of Ireland's footpaths and walkways

Aug 15th 2021, 7:30 AM 26,158 Views 37 Comments

Investment in cycling and walking is increasing – but campaigners say change isn’t happening quick enough.

# transport - Sunday 8 August, 2021

Poll: Satisfaction with public transport is concentrated almost entirely within Dublin
# The Good Info Project
# The Good Info Project

Poll: Satisfaction with public transport is concentrated almost entirely within Dublin

Aug 8th 2021, 7:00 PM 24,297 Views 71 Comments

77% of Dubliners feel their area is well serviced by public transport – but in the midlands, 78% feel the exact opposite.

# transport - Monday 26 July, 2021

TD calls for 'cultural shift' on Irish roads after suffering 'traumatic' injury while cycling
# Ciaran Cannon
# Ciaran Cannon

TD calls for 'cultural shift' on Irish roads after suffering 'traumatic' injury while cycling

Jul 26th 2021, 6:31 PM 48,820 Views 161 Comments

Fine Gael’s Ciaran Cannon told RTÉ’s Drivetime that he required surgery following a collision with a vehicle.

# transport - Wednesday 21 July, 2021

Five big ideas to improve public transport in Ireland
# Fixer Upper
# Fixer Upper

Five big ideas to improve public transport in Ireland

Jul 21st 2021, 8:00 PM 15,602 Views 23 Comments

We asked five experts for their solutions to fix public transport problems, including sustainability and accessibility.

# transport - Monday 19 July, 2021

Open Thread: How would you change public transport in your county?
# Over To You
# Over To You

Open Thread: How would you change public transport in your county?

Jul 19th 2021, 8:00 PM 14,620 Views 87 Comments

We want to hear how you’d change or redesign public transport in your local area.

# transport - Sunday 18 July, 2021

Are we there yet? The problems and possibilities of Ireland's public transport
# The Good Information Project
# The Good Information Project

Are we there yet? The problems and possibilities of Ireland's public transport

Jul 18th 2021, 7:00 PM 20,916 Views 23 Comments

The next cycle of The Good Information Project from The Journal will look at public transport in Ireland.

# transport - Friday 25 June, 2021

Customers asked to pre-book Irish Rail tickets this weekend as demand 'extremely high'
# Busy Weekend
# Busy Weekend

Customers asked to pre-book Irish Rail tickets this weekend as demand 'extremely high'

Jun 25th 2021, 11:06 AM 18,038 Views 12 Comments

Many services this weekend have already sold out, with more expected to in advance of departure.

# transport - Wednesday 16 June, 2021

NPHET supports study on antigen testing in aviation sector - but tests shouldn't be 'green light' for activities
# Travel
# Travel

NPHET supports study on antigen testing in aviation sector - but tests shouldn't be 'green light' for activities

Jun 16th 2021, 2:58 PM 12,343 Views 79 Comments

Officials said there is currently no reliable evidence to support the widescale roll-out of these tests in this sector.

# transport - Friday 11 June, 2021

No Luas service running between Smithfield and the Point
# Luas
# Luas

No Luas service running between Smithfield and the Point

Jun 11th 2021, 7:33 AM 17,884 Views 2 Comments

The Red Line is closed between the Smithfield and the Point stops due to a technical fault.

# transport - Wednesday 9 June, 2021

€200m project approved to replace 'one of the worst sections of primary road in the country'
# Roscommon
# Roscommon

€200m project approved to replace 'one of the worst sections of primary road in the country'

Jun 9th 2021, 3:19 PM 26,657 Views 12 Comments

Cabinet approved construction on a new single carriageway across Roscommon today.

# transport - Friday 23 April, 2021

NTA reminds public of transport capacity limits ahead of weekend of good weather
# Transport
# Transport

NTA reminds public of transport capacity limits ahead of weekend of good weather

Apr 23rd 2021, 3:13 PM 12,532 Views 11 Comments

There has already been an increase in demand for some public transport services since restrictions were eased.

# transport - Sunday 11 April, 2021

Eamon Ryan: People vaccinated against Covid-19 may be able to skip hotel quarantine in future
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Eamon Ryan: People vaccinated against Covid-19 may be able to skip hotel quarantine in future

Apr 11th 2021, 1:03 PM 36,821 Views 77 Comments

All arrivals from ‘designated countries’ currently have to quarantine for two weeks.

# transport - Thursday 1 April, 2021

Essential workers should be allowed to finish driving lessons, Oireachtas committee tells minister
# Driving It Home
# Driving It Home

Essential workers should be allowed to finish driving lessons, Oireachtas committee tells minister

Apr 1st 2021, 1:26 PM 14,882 Views 13 Comments

The committee says that stopping essential workers from continuing driving lessons is a “significant oversight”.

# transport - Friday 26 March, 2021

Maritime traffic jam grows with more than 200 ships outside Suez Canal
# Stuck
# Stuck

Maritime traffic jam grows with more than 200 ships outside Suez Canal

Mar 26th 2021, 5:43 PM 46,211 Views 33 Comments

The Suez Canal Authority said it welcomed international offers to help free a stranded cargo ship.

# transport - Friday 5 February, 2021

'My beef is the road not going ahead': A Limerick road is causing division lines between Fianna Fáil and the Greens
# Moyross
# Moyross

'My beef is the road not going ahead': A Limerick road is causing division lines between Fianna Fáil and the Greens

Feb 5th 2021, 1:01 PM 33,646 Views 39 Comments

Minister Eamon Ryan has been accused of acting “in clear breach” of the Programme for Government.

# transport - Thursday 31 December, 2020

90% of Irish motorists disqualified by a court in 2020 have not surrendered their licences
# Road Safety
# Road Safety

90% of Irish motorists disqualified by a court in 2020 have not surrendered their licences

Dec 31st 2020, 12:05 AM 28,698 Views 37 Comments

The figure was revealed in response to a Parliamentary Question last month.

# transport - Monday 21 December, 2020

NTA looking to buy up to 800 double-decker electric buses over five-year period
# Cleaner Transport
# Cleaner Transport

NTA looking to buy up to 800 double-decker electric buses over five-year period

Dec 21st 2020, 3:35 PM 13,047 Views 20 Comments

The first of these buses won’t arrive until the second half of 2022.

# transport - Wednesday 16 December, 2020

Warning that Ireland could face 'unprecedented disruption' to movement of goods in next four weeks
# Brexit
# Brexit

Warning that Ireland could face 'unprecedented disruption' to movement of goods in next four weeks

Dec 16th 2020, 11:25 AM 17,437 Views 24 Comments

The Oireachtas Transport Committee will hear from hauliers this morning.

# transport - Monday 30 November, 2020

People urged to avoid public transport at peak times ahead of move to Level 3
# NTA
# NTA

People urged to avoid public transport at peak times ahead of move to Level 3

Nov 30th 2020, 4:25 PM 14,469 Views 24 Comments

Capacity on public transport will increase from 25% to 50% from tomorrow onwards.

# transport - Monday 9 November, 2020

€63.5 million funding allocated to walking and cycling greenways
# Green Outdoors
# Green Outdoors

€63.5 million funding allocated to walking and cycling greenways

Nov 9th 2020, 7:30 AM 52,676 Views 44 Comments

The Midleton-Youghal Greenway in Cork is to receive funding of €10 million.

# transport - Tuesday 3 November, 2020

Holohan raises concern about Christmas travel, says NPHET engaging with government on traffic light system
# Traffic Light System
# Traffic Light System

Holohan raises concern about Christmas travel, says NPHET engaging with government on traffic light system

Updated Nov 3rd 2020, 2:00 PM 62,393 Views 106 Comments

The situation at the moment is international travel of a non-essential nature is not safe, said Holohan.

# transport - Wednesday 28 October, 2020

Rapid pre-departure testing will get loved ones home for Christmas, says Dublin Airport Authority
# Travel
# Travel

Rapid pre-departure testing will get loved ones home for Christmas, says Dublin Airport Authority

Oct 28th 2020, 7:15 AM 64,046 Views 29 Comments

Representatives from Ryanair, Aer Lingus as well as the Shannon Group and Rome Airport will also appear before the committee.

# transport - Tuesday 29 September, 2020

Transport Minister says NTA will make sure 'no town is left behind' after Bus Éireann axes certain routes
# Expressway
# Expressway

Transport Minister says NTA will make sure 'no town is left behind' after Bus Éireann axes certain routes

Sep 29th 2020, 10:45 AM 19,662 Views 20 Comments

Eamon Ryan confirmed that €460 million is needed to keep public transport running until the end of the year.

# transport - Monday 28 September, 2020

Bus Éireann to stop several intercity routes for financial reasons
# Expressway
# Expressway

Bus Éireann to stop several intercity routes for financial reasons

Sep 28th 2020, 3:25 PM 37,805 Views 56 Comments

Services between Dublin and Cork, Galway, Limerick and Belfast will be affected.

# transport - Tuesday 15 September, 2020

'Killing an industry that's already dead': Taxi drivers stage protest in Dublin city
# Taxi Protest
# Taxi Protest

'Killing an industry that's already dead': Taxi drivers stage protest in Dublin city

Sep 15th 2020, 1:07 PM 47,290 Views 93 Comments

Drivers have called on the government to introduce a range of measures to support the industry as they deal with the ongoing effects of the Covid-19 pandemic.

# transport - Monday 14 September, 2020

Cycling and HGV traffic are both up on last year as public transport still lags behind
# Transport
# Transport

Cycling and HGV traffic are both up on last year as public transport still lags behind

Sep 14th 2020, 12:00 PM 16,918 Views 63 Comments

Cycling in Dublin is up by 9.4% on last year.

# transport - Saturday 12 September, 2020

Micheál Martin announces the new 'Living with Covid' roadmap on Tuesday - here's what to expect
# New Roadmap
# New Roadmap

Micheál Martin announces the new 'Living with Covid' roadmap on Tuesday - here's what to expect

Sep 12th 2020, 12:05 AM 156,119 Views 64 Comments

The detailed plan is expected to set out how we’ll proceed over the winter and into next spring.

# transport - Thursday 10 September, 2020

Over 3,000 students turned down for school bus tickets, according to new figures
# School Transport
# School Transport

Over 3,000 students turned down for school bus tickets, according to new figures

Sep 10th 2020, 7:45 AM 22,932 Views 24 Comments

TD Mattie McGrath said that the ‘archaic’ system was facing a worrying backlog.

# transport - Sunday 6 September, 2020

Dublin Airport plans to introduce paid drop-off and pick-up zones after pandemic
# Travel
# Travel

Dublin Airport plans to introduce paid drop-off and pick-up zones after pandemic

Sep 6th 2020, 3:24 PM 50,724 Views 93 Comments

Toll booths would be installed as part of the new system, with a free option available in one of the long-term car parks.

# transport - Friday 28 August, 2020

Complainant alleged taxi driver 'spent the entire trip claiming coronavirus doesn’t exist'
# Transport
# Transport

Complainant alleged taxi driver 'spent the entire trip claiming coronavirus doesn’t exist'

Aug 28th 2020, 5:02 PM 56,301 Views 60 Comments

The NTA said it has no powers to act if a driver is not wearing a mask.

# transport - Thursday 27 August, 2020

Opinion: If we do it the right way we can avoid a school run clogged up by cars
# Schools
# Schools

Opinion: If we do it the right way we can avoid a school run clogged up by cars

Aug 27th 2020, 7:33 PM 23,746 Views 37 Comments

Jane Hackett of the Green-Schools Travel Programme is urging parents to avoid slipping back to the overuse of the car because of concerns over Covid-19.

# transport - Friday 7 August, 2020

National Transport Authority pilots new mobile ticketing app
# Tickets Please
# Tickets Please

National Transport Authority pilots new mobile ticketing app

Aug 7th 2020, 6:15 AM 24,486 Views 19 Comments

The trial is part of wider plans by the NTA to modernise and link ticketing systems across the networks.

# transport - Friday 31 July, 2020

Irish and NI governments to examine the possibility of a high-speed Belfast-Dublin-Cork rail line
# Rail Links
# Rail Links

Irish and NI governments to examine the possibility of a high-speed Belfast-Dublin-Cork rail line

Jul 31st 2020, 3:28 PM 18,207 Views 49 Comments

A major feasibility study is to be undertaken.

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