NTA’s Anne Graham and  Peter Walsh: cost/benefit estimates cover a 30-year period after the Metro starts appearing in 2027. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

The new Dublin Metro will cost between €3 billion and €4 billion but will deliver a much higher level of economic benefits, according to a cost/benefi(...)

The NTA has  said the Green Line is operating at capacity at peak times, with crowding on trams between Ballaly and Ranelagh

The Government has been urged to sanction immediate alternative transport for Luas commuters who cannot board trams along the Green Line during rush h(...)

NBRU general secretary Dermot O’Leary said the union was concerned that members working on the Kildare routes for Bus Éireann would not be forced to move “to an inferior employer”.

The National Bus and Rail Union (NBRU) has warned of “potential industrial flashpoints” after State-owned Bus Éireann lost the rights to operate Kilda(...)

A 55-metre tram  on O’Connell Bridge, blocking traffic. File photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

The new longer Luas trams have been withdrawn from service following the discovery of an electrical fault in them. The National Transport Authority ((...)

Businesses on Parliament Street in Dublin have expressed concerns about the possible impact of the creation of the College Green traffic-free plaza. Photograph: Eric Luke

Up to 1,600 buses per day – or up to 145 buses an hour at peak times – would move through Parliament Street in Dublin if the proposed College Green ci(...)

The Luas tram at College Green. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Air pollution risks stopped Dublin City Council from seeking two way bus operations on Parliament Street in the city as part of the College Green plaz(...)

A Luas tram at College Green, Dublin. Taxis have been banned from travelling south through College Green from 7am to 10am. Photograph:  Cyril Byrne

A ban on taxis travelling south through College Green during the morning is “only pushing the problem up the road”, and will create traffic bottleneck(...)

Dublin City Council has planned a pedestrian and cycle plaza and ban all traffic, including buses and taxis, from accessing Dame Street through College Green

The proposed €10 million civic plaza planned for Dublin’s College Green would be “fatally” compromised if traffic was allowed to cross to and from Dam(...)

A Luas tram at College Green, Dublin. File photograph: Cyril Byrne

The An Bord Pleanála hearing into plans for a traffic-free civic plaza at Dublin’s College Green could face a legal challenge. The oral hearing on th(...)

A Luas tram blocks traffic on O’Connell Bridge: Anne Graham “should be apologising to the city of Dublin”, says  Cllr Mannix Flynn.  Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Dublin’s transport chiefs have been sharply criticised by city councillors for presiding over a “catastrophic mess” in College Green and the wider cit(...)

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