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# 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 36,559 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 13,262 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 46,174 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 33,531 Views 38 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 27,126 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 12,062 Views 19 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 17,426 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 14,443 Views 22 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 52,581 Views 43 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 62,370 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 64,005 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 19,612 Views 19 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 37,314 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 47,102 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 16,908 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 156,012 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 22,743 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 50,405 Views 94 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 56,111 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 23,605 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 24,359 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 18,023 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 35,266 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 22,596 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 24,733 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 15,196 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 18,265 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 47,907 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 47,988 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 26,060 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 72,323 Views 47 Comments

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

# transport - Friday 20 March, 2020

Over 70s will no longer need a medical report - in certain circumstances - when applying for a driving licence
# Social Distancing
# Social Distancing

Over 70s will no longer need a medical report - in certain circumstances - when applying for a driving licence

Mar 20th 2020, 7:50 PM 60,168 Views 24 Comments

Minister Shane Ross said it comes amid the Covid-19 outbreak and the need for social distancing.

# transport - Wednesday 4 March, 2020

Budget airline Flybe 'on brink of collapse' after failing to secure €115m loan
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Budget airline Flybe 'on brink of collapse' after failing to secure €115m loan

Mar 4th 2020, 10:05 PM 22,858 Views 14 Comments

The struggling airline has been hit by a slump in bookings since the outbreak of the coronavirus.

Revised BusConnects plan: Fewer front gardens impacted, less tree-cutting
# Bus Corridors
# Bus Corridors

Revised BusConnects plan: Fewer front gardens impacted, less tree-cutting

Mar 4th 2020, 4:00 PM 24,244 Views 37 Comments

A comprehensive replanting programme will ensure more trees are replaced than are removed, the NTA says.

# transport - Tuesday 17 December, 2019

French police fire tear gas as hundreds of thousands protest pension reform plans
# Transport Stoppages
# Transport Stoppages

French police fire tear gas as hundreds of thousands protest pension reform plans

Dec 17th 2019, 11:06 PM 10,649 Views 14 Comments

Commuters in Paris and other big cities have borne the brunt of transport stoppages so far but Christmas travel plans are now at risk.

# transport - Saturday 14 December, 2019

France transport strike reaches tenth day as fears grow of Christmas travel chaos
# Pension Reform
# Pension Reform

France transport strike reaches tenth day as fears grow of Christmas travel chaos

Dec 14th 2019, 3:16 PM 11,670 Views 6 Comments

Protesters want the government to back down on pension reforms.

# transport - Saturday 7 December, 2019

Truckers block roads as French strikes over pension plans cause travel chaos
# Nationwide Action
# Nationwide Action

Truckers block roads as French strikes over pension plans cause travel chaos

Dec 7th 2019, 12:24 PM 9,493 Views 23 Comments

Another nationwide strike is planned for Tuesday.

# transport - Friday 6 December, 2019

Late-night train and Dart services begin from today for the festive season
# All Aboard
# All Aboard

Late-night train and Dart services begin from today for the festive season

Dec 6th 2019, 6:00 AM 19,776 Views 9 Comments

Security personnel will be on board the late night services over the coming weeks to ensure customer safety.

# transport - Wednesday 4 December, 2019

Trains suspended in Dublin after truck hits bridge
# Not Again
# Not Again

Trains suspended in Dublin after truck hits bridge

Dec 4th 2019, 12:49 PM 40,435 Views 43 Comments

The collision took place at a bridge on Erne Street at around 12.30pm.

# transport - Tuesday 3 December, 2019

People living near Dart or Luas stops are paying over €4,000 a year more than average Dublin rent
# Off The Rails
# Off The Rails

People living near Dart or Luas stops are paying over €4,000 a year more than average Dublin rent

Dec 3rd 2019, 6:00 AM 12,565 Views 11 Comments

That’s according to new research from Daft.ie.

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