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.
Dublin Bus Routes See Massive Jump in Number of Scheduled Buses Not Running
If the service doesn’t improve, people might start driving more, making climate-emissions targets even harder to reach, transport experts say.
Dublin Bus Has Recorded Only 68 Conflicts Between Its Bus Drivers and People Cycling So Far This Year
Cycling advocates say this vastly understates the reality on the roads – and the need for better road designs to avoid such conflicts.
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.
Please Exorcise “Ghost” Buses from Dublin Bus Real-Time Information Services, Passengers Say
Passengers regularly describe waiting in vain for buses that exist as “ghosts” on a website, app, or digital sign at a bus stop – but never materialise.
Issue 76: By Joy Richu
I loved working on this illustration because it explores the universal experience of feeling afraid while being alone in public. As a female myself, I could empathise with the uncertainty that a woman would feel walking home late at night due to inadequate night bus service in Dublin, which was the topic of this illustration. […]
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.
Why Do Some of Dublin’s Bus Stops Face Away from the Road?
Several bus stops around the city, mysteriously, face not towards the road so travellers can see when their bus is coming, but backwards.
A Closer Look at One of Dublin’s Least Punctual Bus Routes
In an NTA assessment from August last year, route 75 was listed in “the 5 worst performing routes in each of the previous 4 periods”.