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Wednesday 29 November 2023 Dublin: 2°C

# Transport

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Truckers block roads as French strikes over pension plans cause travel chaos
Another nationwide strike is planned for Tuesday.
Late-night train and Dart services begin from today for the festive season
Security personnel will be on board the late night services over the coming weeks to ensure customer safety.
Trains suspended in Dublin after truck hits bridge
The collision took place at a bridge on Erne Street at around 12.30pm.
People living near Dart or Luas stops are paying over €4,000 a year more than average Dublin rent
That’s according to new research from
Plans to cut speed limits to 30km/h in 'all residential areas' in Dublin
Dublin City Council will vote on the proposals this week.
Government announces €1 billion investment in national rail network
The investment in civil engineering programmes will take place from 2020 to 2024.
Poll: Should penalty points and fines be based on how far above the speed limit drivers are caught?
Shane Ross is bringing the proposals to Cabinet, but he faces opposition to get it over the line.
Irish Rail accused of 'just not caring' as scale of lift problems at train stations revealed
Over the last two years there have been multiple instances of lifts being out of order for more than 20 consecutive days.
Almost 90% of motorists disqualified this year have not surrendered their licences
The figure is the lowest rate in the past five years.
'A pedestrian just hit me': Cyclists express concerns about verbal and physical abuse on Irish roads
Bike activists appeared before an Oireachtas committee today.
'Fallen off a cliff': Committee hears of large drop in number of young girls cycling in Ireland
Cycling groups pointed to census data showing a drop in girls cycling to school.
Taoiseach says he'll ditch his diesel car for hybrid 'if it makes sense'
Cabinet ministers launched the first progress report on the Climate Action Plan today.
'Urgent need' to address growing levels of anti-social behaviour on public transport
Irish Rail has said it is concerned about the “worsening trend” and has undertaken measures to address it.
Average price of three-bed home near rail station is €439,000 - 10% higher than rest of Dublin
Houses near a Dart line have the highest average price, according to a new report.
E-scooter scheme similar to Dublin Bikes 'could help solve Dublin's commuter misery'
That’s according to Fianna Fáil’s Marc MacSharry, who says e-scooter users are left in limbo with no regulations.
26 longer Luas trams to be introduced on Green Line
The first of the trams, which will increase passenger capacity from 319 to 408, was officially unveiled today.
Ross seeks county-by-county review of 'insanely uncoordinated' speed limits
Minister for Transport Shane Ross has called on all local authorities to carry out the review.
Poll: Should there be Copenhagen-style cycle lanes in every major Irish city?
People often point to how the Danish city treats cycle lanes – but could we replicate it here?
'We are on the road to nowhere': Are electric cars and chargers enough to cut our transport emissions?
Transport is a huge contributor to Ireland’s global emissions and tackling them is a major challenge.
'The returns are huge if we can do this': The need for a world-class public transport system in Ireland
What needs to happen in Ireland to drastically improve our public transport?
'We aren't considered important': Wheelchair users dismayed over continued lift breakdowns on train line
‘If people were treated the same way because of their skin colour or religion, the country would shut down.’
Luas resumes between Broombridge and Sandyford with some delays
An issue was discovered with the pantographs, which is the device on the tram that connects it to the overhead lines.
Levels of dangerous air pollutant NO2 possibly exceeding limits on M50 and on Dublin streets
A new report from the Environment Protection Agency looks at indicators of the levels of NO2 in the air in Dublin.
'An attack on the most vulnerable': HSE introduces fees for transport to disability day services
One family told their local MEP they were facing a €2,000 annual bill.
From Swords Central to Charlemont: here's what ten of Dublin's new Metrolink stations will look like
The NTA has published artist’s impressions of 10 proposed stations on the line.
Fancy being a bus driver? Bus Éireann are hiring in a number of locations
The national bus service has been in operation for over 30 years.
More people are travelling into Dublin city by public transport, but there are fewer cyclists
The annual Canal Cordon Report for 2018 tracks the mode of transport share of people coming into Dublin.
More electric vehicles sold in Ireland so far this year than in whole of 2018
A total of 1,437 electric vehicles were registered so far this year.
FactCheck: Was there a plan to close the Luas Green Line for up to four years to construct the Metrolink?
The Minister for Transport was among those to make the claim.
NTA confirms new Metrolink route will terminate at Charlemont stop
The proposed route to Sandyford would have meant prolonged disruption to the Luas line.
GAA club will not lose pitch after revised Metrolink plans but soccer club will be affected
Na Fianna’s home pitch at Mobhi Road will be left alone but Home Farm FC will see some disruption.
Three Dublin Bus routes to be operated by Go-Ahead from Sunday
Go-Ahead Ireland won a contract in 2017 to operate 10% of routes previously operated by Dublin Bus.
FAI offers to bring forward John Delaney's Oireachtas hearing
The association’s chief executive is likely to come under scrutiny, after it emerged he gave a €100,000 loan to the association in 2017.
Nine people taken to hospital after collision between Luas and bus
A number of diversions are in place and emergency services are at the scene.
Shane Ross apologises for saying Sinn Féin TD was ‘like a donkey’
Imelda Munster accused the minister of resorting to name-calling, while Ross says the statement was an analogy.
Nurse who saved unconscious bus driver describes 'frightening' ordeal for passengers
The nurse managed to stop the bus when it went out of control and then started CPR on the driver.
'A non-runner': Ross dismisses idea of giving banned drink drivers exemptions to drive to work
The Sunday Business Post reported that the government is set to examine such proposal.
It would cost an extra €600 million a year to make public transport free in Ireland
While outlining the figures involved, Shane Ross effectively ruled out such a possibility.
'It is essentially a car park': Calls for fast-tracking of N11 upgrades
Fianna Fáil’s Stephen Donnelly says progress has been slow with no serious capital investment.
'Residents are really pissed off': Dublin City Council plans expansion of city parking zones into suburbs
The proposals come amid plans to raise parking charges across the city for the first time in over a decade.