The company says it’s working hard to recruit new drivers. But two drivers and a union rep say the problem isn’t hiring them, it’s keeping them.
The New Bus Routes from Ballyfermot into Town Are Worse Than the Old Ones, Councillors and Commuters Say
The new routes, part of BusConnects, aren’t yet along separated bus lanes, and traffic is making buses less dependable and slower.
On a Private Road through North Dublin Housing Estates, Residents Dream of a Bus Service
Northwood Estates is home to thousands, but there aren’t any bus routes running down its main thoroughfare – possibly because it’s not a public street.
What Happened with the Council’s Pilot to Catch Cars in Bus Lanes?
The council put up two cameras in the city on Bachelor’s Walk and St John’s Road, but enforcement ended up outside of the scope of the trial.
Joseph: The Overlooked Value of BusConnects
“BusConnects gives Dublin an opportunity to make a democratic decision about where we want the value, which we have all created, to end up,” writes Joseph Kilroy.
Misuse of Bus Lanes by Drivers of Cars Could Badly Hamper Proposed BusConnects Network
With BusConnects on the way, is the system up to the task of keeping the bus lanes clear so the buses keep flowing and riders can make their connections?
Sikh Dubliners Dream of a Bus Route That Would Connect Their Community
Many Sikh families live in Lucan and Adamstown and find it difficult to get to the temple in Ballsbridge using current bus routes. Tweaks to routes could help, they say.
In Phibsboro, Campaigners Are Optimistic about New Plans for Townscape
Designs are still drafts. But “I think we were all very pleasantly surprised”, says Dorothy Smith, a local artist and member of Reimagining Phibsboro.
BusConnects Redesigns Bring Relief to Some Neighbourhoods, Disappointment to Others
After reviewing thousands of’ suggestions and complaints, the NTA has been meeting with residents’ groups in some areas to show them updated designs.
Parsing the Debate around BusConnects in Kimmage
Shopowners worry about losing cars and customers. Those who back BusConnects say research elsewhere has shown changes such as these are generally good for business.