A new report by the Oireachtas Climate Action Committee says Ireland should fundamentally redirect transport policy to address carbon emissions. File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times.

The development of “cycle superhighways” in major cities where there is greatly-curtailed private car use, transport-led housing plans and increasing (...)

Buses and trains are only allowed carry half their total passenger capacity as part of ongoing curbs.  File photograph: Arthur Carron/Collins

Ongoing Government Covid-19 curbs could hit the State’s public transport firms this year, parent company CIÉ has warned in its annual report. Losses (...)

An application for the MetroLink from Swords and Dublin Airport, terminating at Charlemont near Ranelagh, will be submitted to An Bord Pleanála later this year. Photograph: Alan Betson

A coalition of 39 residents groups, representing some 50,000 households across southwest Dublin, is calling on the State’s transport authorities to c(...)

The urban greenway project is being developed by the council, along with the National Transport Authority, and Waterways Ireland. Photograph: Fingal County Council

A public consultation has been opened on a proposed greenway for cyclists and pedestrians along the Royal Canal in west Dublin. Fingal County Council(...)

Residents beside the Central Mental Hospital in Dundrum have signs in their front gardens highlighting concerns about the type of residential redevelopment proposed to take place at the hospital. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Motorists sitting in traffic on Dundrum Road on Wednesday morning were greeted by dire warnings that their daily commute, already a slog, was only goi(...)

Bus Éireann employs 2,700 people, operates 1,100 vehicles, and facilitated 89m passenger trips in 2019. File photograph: The Irish Times

Bus Éireann is targeting at least 30 per cent growth in bus passenger numbers and a reduction of 50 per cent in gas emissions by 2030 as part of its n(...)

South William Street in Dublin city centre was pedestrianised for a trial period last summer. Photograph: Tom Honan

Cars will be permanently banned from several areas around Grafton Street in Dublin from May 24th, ahead of the resumption of outdoor dining in June. (...)

Trade unions representing staff at Bus Éireann oppose the National Transport Authority  putting routes out to tender.  File photograph: Aidan Crawley

A number of east-coast services, mainly commuter routes operated by Bus Éireann, are to be put out to tender by the National Transport Authority (NTA)(...)

CGI of proposed 12-storey development on site of Circle K petrol station in Donnybrook.

Planning permission has been refused for a high-rise apartment development near the centre of Donnybrook village in Dublin, which a local Fianna Fáil (...)

A crammed Dart carriage pre Covid-19 : photo:Joe St Leger/ Irish Times.

Plans for a Dart tunnel under Dublin have been knocking around in some form for almost 50 years. Periodically they are picked up and played with by th(...)

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