Tuesday, 1 April 2014

Questions (651)

Dessie Ellis

Question:

651. Deputy Dessie Ellis asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport if his attention has been drawn to the situation with Dublin Bus No. 40 route which no longer passes the Charlestown Shopping Centre following recent changes; if he is aware that the new route also excludes the McKelvey estate, which has no regular bus service despite the many elderly and infirm residents there; his plans to ensure better accessibility to public transport routes; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [15335/14]

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Written answers (Question to Transport)

The issue raised is a matter for the National Transport Authority (NTA) in conjunction with Dublin Bus and I have forwarded the Deputy's question to the NTA for direct reply.  Will he please advise my private office if he does not receive a reply within ten working days.

Question No. 652 answered with Question No. 623.