Greens’ bus station plan is a sensible idea

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The Green Party has struggled in recent years to remain politically relevant, but it deserves credit for one of the best public transport suggestions from any party in recent times.

A missive yesterday from its transport spokesman Tom Kivlehan contained an innovative idea to better utilise Dublin city’s public bus infrastructure, while also helping to solve part of the city’s traffic chaos. It went something like this . . . Continue reading “Greens’ bus station plan is a sensible idea”

Trains now more cycle friendly, says Cuffe

Bikes now allowed on off-peak Darts and commuter trains

Minister of State for Sustainable Transport Ciarán Cuffe has welcomed the decision by Irish Rail to permit the carriage of bicycles of off peak Darts and commuter trains. Irish rail will also introduce an online booking system for transporting bikes on Intercity trains.  Continue reading “Trains now more cycle friendly, says Cuffe”

Luas extension will provide city centre rail access for thousands more commuters

26,000 more residents now within 15 minutes walk of new Luas line

Speaking ahead of the extension of the Green Line Luas to Cherrywood tomorrow, Minister of State for Sustainable Transport Ciarán Cuffe said the development will bring 26,000 more commuters within 15 minutes walk of a Luas line. Minister of State Cuffe said: “Bringing the Luas out to Cherrywood will provide a valuable link to the city centre for thousands of commuters and communities in south Dublin. Over 26,000 more residents will now be within 15 minutes walk from a fixed rail connection to the heart of city.” Continue reading “Luas extension will provide city centre rail access for thousands more commuters”

New rail line will ease congestion and offer a greener alternative to commuters

Minister for Sustainable Transport Ciaran Cuffe has welcomed the opening of a new section of rail line at Dunboyne, Co. Meath, connecting commuters to Dublin city centre, for the first time in over 60 years

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Get Limerick Moving

Get Limerick Moving campaign was formed on the 23rd August 2010, after attending a Limerick City Council meeting where councillors postponed a decision on a bus lane for Ballinacurra/O’Connell Avenue for two weeks.

Our campaign is based on this core belief:

We need better public transport in Limerick, and the planned bus lane along Ballinacurra and O’Connell Avenue is a vital step towards this goal.

We are a group of Limerick City residents who are concerned that people from one area could block a €5m investment which would benefit the whole city. This investment would be the first step towards providing a first-class public transport system for Limerick City as a whole.