Friday 20 July 2018
Preliminary results show new payment option leads to substantial increase in payment rate and reduction in number of cases proceeding to court
Thursday 19 July 2018
The Department of Transport Tourism and Sport has today published its annual Bulletin of Vehicle and Driver Statistics.
The bulletin is the result of a broad analysis of the national vehicle fleet and contains statistical tables covering:
- The size, composition, age and fuel type of vehicles;
- Details on the first licensing of new and imported used vehicles;
- The number of current driving licenses in each local authority;
Some Key Statistics:
Minister Ross confirms details of Electric Vehicle Tolling Scheme
The Electric Vehicle Tolling Scheme is open today for applications (see www.etoll.ie for details);
EV owners can avail of toll discounts from 01 July 2018.
The Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport, Shane Ross TD, has today confirmed details of a new tolling incentive for electric vehicles (EVs). The scheme, which will bring a discount in toll fares to EV drivers, will now come in to effect from 01 July 2018.
Tuesday 19 June 2018
The Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport Shane Ross recently at a Joint Oireachtas Committee put the industry on notice of his preferred option to ban rickshaws. The Minister as part of the discussion outlined the different options open to him, but also all the aspects and constraints of regulation.
Tuesday 05 June 2018
The Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport, Shane Ross TD, today announced details of a two year €23 million Community Involvement Grant Programme for regional and local roads.
Sunday 03 June 2018
Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport Shane Ross T.D. today asked people up and down the country to be ready to “get on their bikes” in advance of National Bike Week which will take place from June 9th to June 17th this year.
The Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport has been working with the Department for Infrastructure in Northern Ireland to determine and agree on public road border crossings on the island of Ireland. This work commenced in Autumn 2017 and the Report is now attached in both low and high resolution versions. The 'crossings point data' set associated with this Report is available in the attached Zip file. The Zip file contains two datasets - Border Crossing Points and Border Crossing Lines.