National Transport Authority of Ireland - Articles and news items
Industry news • 6 January 2017 • Katie Sadler, Eurotransport
Ireland’s National Transport Authority (Údarás Náisiúnta Iompair) has released new figures which suggest passenger numbers on public transport grew by 4.4 percent in 2016.
Industry news • 15 November 2016 • Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Eurotransport
Ireland’s National Transport Authority (NTA) has marked the 2 millionth Leap Card sold since the smart ticketing initiative launched in December 2011.
Realtime MultiModal Passenger App (RTPI) developed by opensky for Irelands National Transport Authority is overall winner at the eGovernment Awards
Industry news • 8 February 2016 • opensky
The Real Time Ireland App allows people to set alerts to inform them when their bus is 10 minutes, or 20 minutes or 30 minutes away from a certain bus stop, so they can plan when to leave home or work…
Industry news • 25 January 2016 • Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Eurotransport
The National Transport Authority (NTA) of Ireland has launched a new Leap Card app which utilises Near Field Communications (NFC) technology to improve customer experience.
Industry news • 16 February 2015 • National Transport Authority
The Irish Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport, Paschal Donohoe TD, was in Limerick with the CEO of the National Transport Authority, Anne Graham and Regional Manager South-West, Bus Éireann, Miriam Flynn, to launch the Leap Card in the city…
Issue 5 2013 • 11 November 2013 • Tim Gaston, Director – Integrated Ticketing Scheme, National Transport Authority of Ireland
The National Transport Authority (NTA) of Ireland is a state body that was set up in 2000 and is responsible for managing public transport operators and regulating the small public service vehicle sector (i.e. taxis, hackneys and limousines). The governing body of the NTA consists of a Chairperson and 11 authority members appointed by the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport.
The principal functions of the NTA are split into the following two areas:
National principal functions include: entering into contracts for the provision of public transport services; providing funding for specified bus and rail travel services that are considered necessary for economic or social reasons; licensing bus routes; regulating the taxi sector; promoting an integrated public transport network; and implementing integrated ticketing, fares and information schemes.