Tuesday, 21 May 2019

Questions (570)

Bernard Durkan

Question:

570. Deputy Bernard J. Durkan asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the level of wheelchair access and related supports available on public transport; if he is satisfied that they meet the needs of service users; his plans to introduce more supports; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [21503/19]

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Written answers (Question to Transport)

As Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport I have responsibility for policy and overall funding in relation to public transport.

Under the Dublin Transport Authority Act 2008, the National Transport Authority (NTA) has statutory responsibility for promoting the development of an integrated, accessible public transport network.

In light of the NTA's responsibilities in this matter, I have forwarded your question to the NTA for direct reply to you.  Please advise my private office if you do not receive a response within ten working days.

A referred reply was forwarded to the Deputy under Standing Order 42A