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# 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 48,578 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 14,354 Views 22 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 14,164 Views 81 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 20,019 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 17,976 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 12,321 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 17,844 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 25,897 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 12,526 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 36,811 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 14,858 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 46,202 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 33,613 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 28,057 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 12,882 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 17,433 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 14,457 Views 23 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 52,651 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 62,389 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 64,032 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 19,645 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 37,530 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 47,250 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 16,911 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 156,080 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 22,771 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 50,527 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 56,208 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 23,679 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 24,441 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 18,147 Views 49 Comments

A major feasibility study is to be undertaken.

# transport - Friday 10 July, 2020

Face masks on public transport to become compulsory from next week
# Public Transport
# Public Transport

Face masks on public transport to become compulsory from next week

Jul 10th 2020, 5:28 PM 35,292 Views 133 Comments

Taoiseach Micheál Martin announced the new measure this afternoon.

Ryan says if airlines seek State financial support they must in return be fair to customers who choose not to fly
# Health Guidelines
# Health Guidelines

Ryan says if airlines seek State financial support they must in return be fair to customers who choose not to fly

Jul 10th 2020, 6:20 AM 22,610 Views 29 Comments

The new Minister for Transport said the regulations to protect airline customers weren’t made to cope with a global pandemic.

# transport - Thursday 2 July, 2020

Half of Dublin Bus passengers are wearing face masks but compliance on transport varies widely
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Half of Dublin Bus passengers are wearing face masks but compliance on transport varies widely

Jul 2nd 2020, 8:50 AM 24,780 Views 76 Comments

Compliance across various services ranges from 40% to 98%, the National Transport Authority has said.

# transport - Wednesday 24 June, 2020

NTA advises commuters to walk or cycle instead of using public transport as economy re-opens
# On Yer Bike
# On Yer Bike

NTA advises commuters to walk or cycle instead of using public transport as economy re-opens

Jun 24th 2020, 6:00 AM 15,212 Views 56 Comments

The advice comes ahead of Phase Three of the government’s roadmap for re-opening the country.

# transport - Monday 15 June, 2020

Draft government agreement commits to spending €360m a year on cycling and pedestrian projects
# Transport
# Transport

Draft government agreement commits to spending €360m a year on cycling and pedestrian projects

Jun 15th 2020, 8:10 PM 18,291 Views 69 Comments

The programme still needs to be voted on by party members.

# transport - Sunday 7 June, 2020

Phase Two: Everything you need to know about using public transport from tomorrow
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Phase Two: Everything you need to know about using public transport from tomorrow

Jun 7th 2020, 8:30 PM 47,980 Views 29 Comments

Phase Two begins tomorrow, but people are still advised to only use public transport when necessary.

# transport - Sunday 17 May, 2020

Shane Ross may consider extending validity for expired learner permits beyond 30 June

Shane Ross may consider extending validity for expired learner permits beyond 30 June

Updated May 17th 2020, 6:21 PM 48,010 Views 99 Comments

Driving tests have been suspended indefinitely since April.

# transport - Monday 11 May, 2020

Compulsory facemasks and temperature checks - unions want changes to public transport as part of return to 'normal'
# Transport
# Transport

Compulsory facemasks and temperature checks - unions want changes to public transport as part of return to 'normal'

May 11th 2020, 8:00 PM 26,067 Views 64 Comments

The National Bus and Rail Union wants a number of measures introduced to guarantee worker welfare.

# transport - Friday 27 March, 2020

Public transport services to be reduced from next week
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Public transport services to be reduced from next week

Updated Mar 27th 2020, 1:45 PM 72,350 Views 47 Comments

Visits to prisons will end from tomorrow, the government has also announced.

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