New plans for Dublin’s bus network hinge on nodes across the city, where passengers would have to hop off and change buses. What might those interchanges be like?
Passengers on the Last Ferry Wonder How to Get into the City
Late at night, some passengers emerge onto the tarmac to find there are no taxis or buses to get them home or to a hotel.
David: Dublin Transport Needs Its Own Brand
Glimpses of the livery on some new buses suggest that they have shed their yellow. Here’s why that’s a problem, writes DIT transport-planning lecturer David O’Connor.
Issue 25: By Sarah Bowie
M y name is Sarah Bowie and I’m a watcher. Nobody on Dublin Bus is safe from me and my prying eyes. Great thing is, most people are on their phones ALL the time, so they don’t notice me gawping. It’s magic.
Council Briefs: College Green, Abandoned Bikes, and More
The council expects companies to roll out stationless bikes in the city from April, and other transport news.
David: We Need a Radical Plan for Dublin’s Commuter Belt
Dublin’s commuter towns are set for continued rapid growth and now’s the time for a new transport plan to support them, writes transport expert David O’Connor.
David: The Ambition of BusConnects Deserves to Be Rewarded
It could provide the equivalent of 7 new Metro North schemes, 20 dublinbikes schemes, or 6 Luas Cross City schemes. It’s important that officials communicate their plans.
Time and Again, the 40 Bus Route Is Cancelled on Locals
When kids throw stones that smash bus windows, Dublin Bus suspends the route for the day, which some locals says is unfair collective punishment.
Is It Time Dublin Had 24-Hour Public Transport?
Many people in Dublin work in the creative economy, which runs at night, and “you have to have services that support that”, says DIT transport planning lecturer David O’Connor.
David: NTA Signals Shift Towards High-Quality Bus Network
As traffic levels continue to grow in the Dublin area, the NTA appears to be realising the increasingly urgent and pertinent role of the “Core Bus Network”.