Tuesday, 24 September 2019

Questions (480)

John Lahart


480. Deputy John Lahart asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the budget expended by the National Transport Authority in 2018, and to date in 2019, in respect of the promotion of the BusConnects project; the details of each form of media and public event; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [38751/19]

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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 in the Greater Dublin Area, including BusConnects.

In light of the NTA's responsibilities on this matter, I have referred the Deputy's question to the company for a more detailed reply. Please advise my private office if you do not receive a reply within 10 working days.

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