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Unless there are proper levels of investment in public transport, bus services in the city will continually fail to "keep up with the demand of peak times users".
A jump of 13 per cent in passenger numbers on Bus Éireann services across the city, according to figures released this week, is “further evidence” that “proper investment” and a strategic plan to develop bus services in Galway is “urgently needed”.
A jump of 13 per cent in passenger numbers on Bus Éireann services across the city, according to figures released this week, is "further evidence" that "proper investment" and a strategic plan to develop bus services in Galway is "urgently needed".
As the bus strike drags into its second week, a Galway city councillor is calling on private bus operators to look into providing transport services for the east side of the city.
A proposal by Fine Gael councillor Pearce Flannery to try to allievate traffic congestion on the Seamus Quirke Road has failed to get the backing of Galway City Council, despite impassioned pleas from a number of local representatives. Cllr Flannery wanted the National Transport Authority to consider piloting a scheme whereby cars with three or more people could travel on the bus lane on Seamus Quirke Road. He believes this would encourage commuters travelling from the west side of the city to work on the east side to car pool. He has spoken before about the length of time it takes to cross the city at rush hour.
Bus Éireann is to provide the Park and Ride service, on behalf of the Galway City Council, beginning this Saturday, providing an affordable and convenient transportation alternative during the busy Christmas season.
Workers, students and parents dropping children to school can save money and get fitter by cycling, walking, carpooling or taking the bus, instead of travelling by car, particularly if they live 4km or under from their work, college or school.
An independent member of Mayo County Council has called for the development of at least four free bus parking spaces in Claremorris and Ballinrobe to facilitate and encourage passing tourist traffic to stop in the towns.
A vehicle testing firm has being found guilty of breaching health and safety laws in relation to the testing of a school bus which was later involved in a fatal crash.
The first public transport system in Galway was the horse drawn tramway. It ran until World War I when the British army commandeered most of the horses. By this time motorised transport was also providing competition, and this speeded up the demise of the tram system.