Traffic light timers will be adjusted so pedestrians do not have to wait so long to cross. Photograph: Getty Images

Funding will be provided to local authorities to widen footpaths and accommodate higher numbers of people walking and cycling as the country re-opens (...)

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar  suggested  the next government could encourage people to work from home by offering them income tax incentives. Photograph:  Dave Meehan

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has suggested that the next government could encourage people to work from home in the long term by offering them income tax in(...)

Public transport, major bus and rail projects ‘cannot be forgotten’. Photograph: Eric Luke

Dublin commuters have said while the new Covid-19 world will see walking and cycling increasingly replace public transport, major bus and rail project(...)

Bus-users are likely to see the biggest change, with buses diverted away from College Green.

Large-scale bus diversions, restrictions on cars and a widespread reallocation of road space to pedestrians and cyclists are planned under a new Covid(...)

Traffic on the M11 near Shankhill, Dublin. Photograph: Tim O’Brien

Traffic volumes not seen since coronavirus restrictions were introduced have been evident on the State’s main roads and motorways, according to figure(...)

A mural in Dublin city centre inspired by the new HSE ‘Hold Firm’ campaign. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA

The Government has given the go-ahead for the first stage of lifting Covid-19 restrictions from Monday, May 18th. Under this initial phase of reopen(...)

Bus Éireann said its Expressway business had been heavily impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic.

The Government seems likely to have to stump up considerable sums of money to keep key public transport services on the road. Passenger numbers on bu(...)

Normally clogged with traffic  College Green, Dublin now deserted due to Covid-19  pandemic. Photograph:Gareth Chaney/Collins

Cafes and restaurants will be allowed put more tables and chairs outdoors under new Dublin City Council proposals for the pedestrianisation of streets(...)

It is understood the measures will remain in place for at least 12 to 18 months, with some likely to be retained on a permanent basis. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Dublin’s College Green is set to be pedestrianised – and cars restricted throughout the city – under plans to reopen the city centre as Covid-19 restr(...)

Gardaí on O’Connell Street, Dublin, check passengers on board a Dublin Bus over the weekend. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/ The Irish Times

Transport workers want face masks to be made compulsory for all commuters on their services. The National Bus and Rail Union (NBRU) said on Tuesday t(...)

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