Larger trams to increase capacity have been introduced onto the Luas Finglas network in Dublin and a public consultation has been launched to gather views on new proposed routes.
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The Local Link project is said to represent continued investment in rural connectivity, as countries worldwide look to balance investment in urban and rural transport.
The Transport strategy focuses on enhancing the bus network, optimising suburban rail, a proposed new light rail system, and the promotion of walking and cycling.
This public consultation is the latest of the BusConnects programme consultations, which aim to develop key bus corridors in Dublin, following the first round in late 2018 and early 2019.
According to the National Transport Authority (NTA), the figures indicate a positive response from members of the travelling public to investment in public transport in recent years.
Barry Dorgan, Head of Ticketing Systems at Ireland’s National Transport Authority (NTA), shares the organisation’s plans to overhaul ticketing, and expand and modernise services – all while keeping a close eye on the future of urban mobility and potential opportunities for MaaS integration.
The five-year contract is worth in excess of €800 million and includes the delivery of services for 218 routes nationwide.
Passengers with a learning disability, autism, or any other communication barrier can show the driver their JAM Card to convey that they might require a little more time and understanding.
In a world where urban travel information is becoming ubiquitous, are third-party developers being marginalised, leading to fewer choices for end users? Paul Harrington, Owner of YourStop, explains why open data might not be as open as it seems.
The redesigned bus network will reportedly provide a more coherently planned, higher capacity and more understandable network, increasing overall services by 22 per cent.
As the number of people cycling into Dublin city centre almost doubles in seven years, the NTA has revealed that it spent more than €21.6 million on cycling infrastructure in 2018.
NTA CEO Anne Graham says "things are moving in the right direction", as over half of all commuters into Dublin are using public transport while car commutes continue to decline.
The National Transport Authority's (NTA) new system will deliver cashless, paperless ticketing to simplify journeys for passengers.