Ireland receives EU road safety award for 2019


Ireland named second safest European Union Member State in 2018 Ireland has today been named the winner of this year’s prestigious European Transport Safety Council Road Safety Performance Index (PIN) award. The annual award is presented to a European country that has demonstrated continued progress on road safety combined with a strategic approach to tackling […]

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Changes to Dublin Bus, Luas and Irish Rail fares from December


N A FURTHER move towards a flat public transport fare, the National Transport Authority (NTA) today announced a number of fare changes across Dublin Bus, Irish Rail and Luas. Anne Graham, CEO of the NTA, said today that these changes mean that “some fares will rise and some will be reduced” as the authority moves towards […]

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Cyclists get the green light for longer junction crossing times in Dublin


Cyclists will have longer to pass through major traffic junctions in Dublin with the installation of new safety sensors around the city, Minister for Transport Shane Ross has announced. The technology, costing around €10,000 a junction, will detect cyclists arriving at traffic lights, then send a message to the junction box which will delay the […]

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Ireland’s first driverless bus is coming to Dublin – here’s how you can score a free trip


The electric vehicle, which can carry up to 15 people, will be trialled in the docklands area on September 21 and 22. Dublin City Council and the Civic Group are organising the event as part of its ‘Smart Docklands’ project. The Easymile ‘EZ10’ shuttle – which is already being used in the US, Holland, China […]

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DUBLIN Bus will scrap cash refunds for customers who overpay fares from next month


Dublin Bus users will no longer be able to claim refunds from their head office from September 9. Instead, passengers will be given an ‘extra payment’ receipt that is non-redeemable. Dublin Bus is advising all commuters to use Leap Cards or have exact change as they make the switch. The Leap card came into effect in […]

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Блокировку автомобилей узаконили.


Министр транспорта, туризма и спорта Лео Варадкар представил закон регулирующий блокировку неправильно припаркованного автомобиля. Установка клампов (зажимов) блокирующих автомобиль на месте неправильной парковки ни коем образом не была урегулирована законодательно. Если службы городского контроля за парковочными местами еще имели какие то внутренние циркуляры, то деятельность частных клампильщиков была полностью пущена на самотек. Достаточно было вывесить […]

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