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10 January 2019 07:13 Further 80 homes could lose part of gardens under BusConnects plan

A further 80 Dublin households could lose part of their front gardens as part of the BusConnects plan. The National Transport Authority told The Irish Times it will write to between 70 and 80 households on the Swords Road in relation to alternative plans now being considered. Residents and businesses on the proposed Swords to city centre bus corridor 100

20 December 2018 08:36 Minister for Transport asks NTA to set up office to overlook cycling projects

A new Cycling Office is to be set up by the National Transport Authority. The Minister for Transport Shane Ross has asked the NTA to establish the office in order to ensure cycling infrastructure is delivered as quickly as possible. The Department of Transport is set to spend around €48m on cycling and walking programmes in 2019. A number of cycling 33

02 December 2018 12:08 Here's the breakdown of improvements Dublin bus commuters are to experience from today

Four more bus routes are to switch from Dublin Bus to Go-Ahead Ireland from today, in a move that will see improved services, not just on these routes, but in other parts of the network too. From today, routes 17A, 33A, 33B and 102 will be operated under the Transport for Ireland brand by Go-Ahead Ireland, and passengers on these routes will see immediate 28

14 November 2018 09:49 350 homes could lose parts of their gardens for four high capacity bus and cycle corridors

Plans for four high capacity bus and cycle corridors as part of the Bus Connects programme in Dublin will be revealed today. Up to 350 homes could lose parts of their gardens under the plans by The National Transport Authority. The first four of 16 proposed routes will affect property owners on bus routes from Clongriffen, Swords, Blanchardstown and Lucan 26

26 October 2018 11:24 Concern new BusConnect system will add 'inconvenience, insecurity and uncertainty'

Dun Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council has expressed concern over the BusConnect plan. In the council's submission to the National Transport Authority, councillors say the new system will add "inconvenience, insecurity and uncertainty." 30,000 submissions were received by the NTA, including from homeowners who may lose their front gardens as a result 20

01 October 2018 11:21 Almost €3m spent on engineers and consultants for BusConnects plan

Almost €3m has already been spent on engineers and consultants for the BusConnects plan in Dublin. New figures show a US-based consultancy firm, that won the tender in 2016, has been paid more than €600,000 for work up to August of this year. There has been widespread confusion about the Bus Connects proposal, which would transform the look, layout and frequency 8

31 August 2018 06:00 UCD Students' Union suspends Leap Cards over data protection fears

The Students' Union at University College Dublin says it has suspended the sale of student Leap Cards because of concerns over data protection. The cards, which offer student discounts for transport, are sold by students' unions around the country. However, UCD Student Union President Barry Murphy says they have discovered that students' personal information 5

03 August 2018 05:30 Public meetings on bus routes that will 'transform' Dublin have begun

The first information session took place in Charlestown Shopping Centre in Finglas. THE FIRST PUBLIC meeting about the new Bus Connects services was launched in Charlestown shopping centre in Finglas yesterday. The National Transport Authority (NTA) hope to have the new services up and running by the end of 2019 before they can focus their attention 9

09 July 2018 10:30 This is what buses will look like on 24 Dublin routes later this year

The travel experience will stay largely the same for commuters, the company says. THE DESIGN FOR buses along 24 privately-run public routes has been unveiled. British transport company Go Ahead signed a contract to operate the routes in April and today unveiled both its buses and depot in Ballymount. The bus livery is designed by the National Transport 29

20 June 2018 13:17 'Likely but not certain' that new Metrolink design could save GAA grounds

Na Fianna’s home on Mobhi Road in Glasnevin had been set to be both the home to a new underground station. THE NATIONAL TRANSPORT Authority (NTA) has said that it is likely that the loss of a Dublin GAA ground for six years will be avoided. Na Fianna’s home on Mobhi Road in Glasnevin had been set to be both the home to a new underground station on the route 19