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Petition for light rail launches on Saturday

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A petition to demand light rail for Galway city, and to prove Transport Minister Shane Ross wrong in his contention that there is no demand for such a system, will begin taking signatures this weekend.

Public and businesses must show support for GLUAS if it is to happen, says Connolly

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Only a signed petition from the people, and broader support from the business community and the Chamber of Commerce, will see a light rail network developed in Galway city.

Light rail system for Galway still on the table

Transport Minister Shane Ross has confirmed that "his door is open" to the provision of a light rail system in Galway if there is sufficient demand for the service and if a strong business case can be made for the proposal.

Grealish demands 'new initiatives' for city shops following M18 opening

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Shops and businesses in Galway city risk a major loss in trade, following the opening of the M18 Tuam to Gort motorway, which could see "thousands of shoppers going to Ennis and Limerick instead".

Mad for road — €550m motorway will boost tourism and jobs says Ross

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The 53km M18 Tuam to Gort motorway, which was first used by vehicles last evening will boost tourism and employment opportunities in a whole new region, Transport Minister Shane Ross said at the opening yesterday morning.

Government should implement Free Travel Scheme for students

Local Independent councillor, Michael O’Brien, has renewed his call for the Government to introduce free travel for third level students ahead of the new college year in September, as costs for students continue to rise.

Minister launches public consultation process on future greenways

The Athenry-Tuam-Milltown (ATM) greenway committee is due to submit a strong proposal in response to the invitation for submissions as part of the public consultation.

Troy welcomes clarification on tractor testing

Fianna Fáil Deputy, Robert Troy, has welcomed clarification from the Minister for Transport regarding proposals for a road worthiness test aimed at tractors and agricultural vehicles.

No end in sight for Bus Éireann dispute

 

Labour councillors demand Shane Ross 'get involved' in solving bus strike

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As the bus strike drags into its second week, Galway city Labour councillors will bring a motion to the next Galway City Council meeting in support of the striking Bus Éireann workers, and demanding the Government "immediately take action to resolve the dispute".

 

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