Wednesday, 29 May 2019

Questions (133)

John Curran


133. Deputy John Curran asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the commitment under the BusConnects plan to provide accessible buses for wheelchair users; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [22908/19]

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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. The National Transport Authority (NTA) has statutory responsibility for the planning and development of public transport infrastructure including BusConnects.

Noting the NTA's responsibility in the matter, I have referred the Deputy's question to the NTA for a direct reply. Please contact my private office if you do not receive a reply within 10 days.

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