From the Irish Times
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”
The Euro bus has at last got a website – AND they are adding new services. Come on Bus Eireann!
Sustainable Tourism > More visitors by train > More income for the local line and for local businesses > Better rail services in future
Abbey Court Hotel, Nenagh, Co.Tipperary. Friday 17th – Sunday 19th June 2011.
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”
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”
WORK is set to commence on the first part a bus lane on Limerick city’s southern exit over the next week after councillors voted to progress the work from the county boundary to Punches Cross. Full story
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
Continue reading “New rail line will ease congestion and offer a greener alternative to commuters”
You may have read or heard allegations today that the Greens were seeking to raise taxes on commercial vehicles.
They are totally untrue.
NOTHING HAS CHANGED – there were no new regulations, no new fines, and no new proposals.
Continue reading “Tax on commercial vehicles”
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.