Ireland’s national bus operator is in the midst of completing the biggest enhancement to services in years. CEO Stephen Kent, explains how Bus Éireann has turned things around and outlines the sustainable steps it is now taking.
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The city’s congestion levels are on the rise and the public transport is consequently suffering, however, BusConnects Dublin programme has a solution to offer…
Fare changes from Ireland's National Transport Authority result in free travel for all under-fives on subsidised public transport services, and extended city fare zones to make transport cheaper for adults...
29 September 2017 | By Intelligent Transport
Minister for Community and Rural Affairs Michael Ring has officially launched the Local Link brand to provide quality community-based public transport across rural Ireland.
25 August 2017 | By Intelligent Transport
The number of journeys on subsidised public transport and commercial bus services has increased by 31 million, according to new figures.
14 August 2017 | By Intelligent Transport
The Go-Ahead Group has been chosen by Ireland's National Transport Authority (NTA) to operate bus services in the Outer Dublin area.
With the Irish economy now very much in recovery mode, not only are more and more people travelling to work and for education, but they are also travelling for socialising purposes and enjoying leisure time with their families. This increase in activity is very much welcomed but it means that…
Six years ago the National Transport Authority (NTA) of Ireland made a technological leap by introducing an integrated ticketing smartcard marketed, appropriately, as the Leap Card. The Leap Card tied together a nationwide network of public and private bus services, light-rail and a national rail system for the 4.7 million…
6 January 2017 | By Katie Sadler, Intelligent Transport
Ireland’s National Transport Authority (Údarás Náisiúnta Iompair) has released new figures which suggest passenger numbers on public transport grew by 4.4 percent in 2016.
15 November 2016 | By Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Intelligent Transport
Ireland’s National Transport Authority (NTA) has marked the 2 millionth Leap Card sold since the smart ticketing initiative launched in December 2011.
Realtime MultiModal Passenger App (RTPI) developed by opensky for Ireland’s National Transport Authority is overall winner at the eGovernment Awards
8 February 2016 | By opensky
The Real Time Ireland App allows people to set alerts to inform them when their bus is 10 minutes, or 20 minutes or 30 minutes away from a certain bus stop, so they can plan when to leave home or work...