Transport

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

JOAN HOSTS PUBLIC METTING ON FUTURE FINGAL DEVELOPMENT PLAN

22 March 2015

Pictured at a public meeting in the Crowne Plaza in Blanchardstown on the Fingal Development plan are Tánaiste Joan Burton, Cllr Mary McCamley, John Walsh and Ciarán O’Neill. The meeting, which was well attended, saw discussion on the development of Castleknock village, Clonsilla village, and the provision of family homes in the Dublin 15 area. … Continue reading Joan Hosts Public Metting on Future Fingal Development Plan

MINISTER BURTON WELCOMES OVER €4 MILLION TRANSPORT INVESTMENT FOR DUBLIN WEST

12 February 2013

Minister for Social Protection, Joan Burton, has today welcomed over €4 million in Sustainable Transport Investment Projects in Dublin West. The funding, which is part of the regional cities sustainable transport programme, will go towards improving the walking, cycling and public transport experience for city commuters.   Dublin West will be allocated a total of … Continue reading MINISTER BURTON WELCOMES OVER €4 MILLION TRANSPORT INVESTMENT FOR DUBLIN WEST

UPDATE ON HANSFIELD STATION

16 January 2013

Joan Burton TD received the following response from Irish Rail following a recent enquiry as to the progress of Hansfield Station. Hansfield Station is due to open in the summer of this year (2013), when the access road to the station is complete. The Station was completed in September 2010, but did not open at … Continue reading Update on Hansfield Station

JOAN BURTON MEETS WITH DUBLIN BUS

21 June 2012

I recently met with senior managers of Dublin Bus in relation to the bus services in the Dublin 15 and Swords areas.  While Dublin Bus is operating in challenging times they have made improvements to services for the commuters of Dublin West in terms of cross city services. This allows commuters to travel to their … Continue reading Joan Burton Meets With Dublin Bus

DUBLIN WEST TD AND MINISTER FOR SOCIAL PROTECTION JOAN BURTON WELCOMES THE ANNOUNCEMENT OF A €600,000 INVESTMENT IN NEW CYCLE PATHWAYS IN DUBLIN 15.

7 June 2012

One of the main provisions will be a 3km stretch of cycle pathway from the rail station at Blanchardstown/ Castleknock to Ashtown. The new cycleway will run along the Royal Canal tow path, joining up with the existing route from Ashtown into the city. The project is part of a €7 million national investment program … Continue reading Dublin West TD and Minister for Social Protection Joan Burton Welcomes the Announcement of a €600,000 Investment in New Cycle Pathways in Dublin 15.

HANSFIELD STATION LAND TRANSFERRED TO STATE

23 April 2012

Dublin West TD and Minister for Social Protection Joan Burton TD has welcomed the recent announcement that an important section at the Hansfield Train Station of land was recently recently transferred into public ownership. Minister Burton said it was a welcome development. “This brings the long-awaited opening of the Hansfield train station a step closer. An … Continue reading Hansfield Station Land Transferred to State