Transport

BUSCONNECTS PUBLIC CONSULTATIONS

4 November 2019

BusConnects are holding a 2nd round of Public Consultation on their plans to revise Dublin’s bus network. As part of this, BusConnects will hold a two-day public information event in The Crowne Plaza Hotel, Blanchardstown, on Wednesday, 6th November (from 11.30am to 5.30pm) and Thursday, 7th November (from 9am to 4.30pm). Their design team will … Continue reading BusConnects Public Consultations

GOVERNMENT SHOULD START ‘GREEN DUBLIN’ CAMPAIGN TO IMPROVE AIR QUALITY

31 October 2019

Speaking recently to The Irish Sun, I called on the Government to start a ‘Green Dublin’ campaign to improve air quality in our nation’s capital. You can read more here or below. You can also watch my speech in the Dáil on air quality here. Government urged to start ‘Green Dublin’ campaign to improve air … Continue reading Government Should Start ‘Green Dublin’ Campaign to Improve Air Quality

BUSCONNECTS PRESENTATION

20 September 2019

BusConnects – Blanchardstown to City Centre Community Forum Presentation You can find a copy of the presentation from last week’s Blanchardstown to City Centre Community Forum in the Crown Plaza Hotel, Blanchardstown, here and below. This presentation includes draft designs and “work in progress” which is on-going for the Blanchardstown to City Centrecorridor since the first round … Continue reading BusConnects Presentation

NEWSTALK BREAKFAST INTERVIEW

6 September 2019

This morning I appeared on Newstalk Breakfast and spoke on getting the conversation started about getting more people out of their cars and onto public transport. I believe we should start by persuading Ministers, TDs and high-level public civil servants to start using public transport, and hopefully this would increase the awareness of what public … Continue reading Newstalk Breakfast Interview

BUS CONNECTS: BLANCHARDSTOWN COMMUNITY FORUM

30 August 2019

There will be a meeting of the Blanchardstown to City Centre Community Forum in the Crown Plaza Hotel, Blanchardstown on Tuesday 10th September @6.30pm. Membership of each forum comprises of representatives from resident and community associations, disability and special interest groups as well as business organisations on the corridors along with public representatives. Places are … Continue reading Bus Connects: Blanchardstown Community Forum

BUS CONNECTS UPDATE

13 August 2019

BusConnects Core Bus Corridor – Community Forum Next Round of Meetings starting in September Please be aware these Community Forums are for the Core Bus Corridors – Bus Lanes & Cycle Tracks/Lanes ONLY There will be a separate 2nd round of public consultation for the Network Redesign – Bus Services later in September Dear Public … Continue reading Bus Connects Update

OVERCROWDED COMMUTER TRAINS

2 May 2019

I have recently spoken with many people concerned about the ongoing overcrowding on commuter trains in the Dublin West area, particularly on trains heading to the City Centre from Clonsilla, Coolmine and Castleknock. I have been in touch with the Minister for Transport and the National Transport Authority (NTA) about this issue, and will continue to … Continue reading Overcrowded Commuter Trains

BUS CONNECTS – BUS CORRIDOR INFORMATION SESSION

30 November 2018

As you are aware, BusConnects is a major investment programme to improve public transport in Dublin. It aims to overhaul the current bus system through a 10 year integrated programme of integrated actions to deliver a more efficient, reliable and better bus system for more people.  As part of this programme, the Core Bus Corridors … Continue reading BUS CONNECTS – BUS CORRIDOR INFORMATION SESSION

LAUNCH OF BUSCONNECTS CORE CORRIDOR PROJECT

15 November 2018

The National Transport Authority (NTA) has today launched the Core Bus Corridor Project which involves the implementation of continuous bus lanes along 16 key radial bus corridors around Dublin. It is part of the overall BusConnects programme to transform Dublin’s bus system to deliver a more efficient, reliable and better bus system for more people. … Continue reading Launch of BusConnects Core Corridor Project

NEW CAPITAL PLAN WILL BUILD RECOVERY WITH €27 BILLION INVESTMENT

29 September 2015

· Connolly to Maynooth line being upgraded to DART service · €100m for relocation of Rotunda to Blanchardstown · Cross-city LUAS to Broombridge in Cabra · City centre-Airport/Swords metro link gets go-ahead   A new metro connection, linking the city centre to Dublin Airport and Swords, is among the commitments announced by Joan, today (Tuesday, … Continue reading NEW CAPITAL PLAN WILL BUILD RECOVERY WITH €27 BILLION INVESTMENT