Tuesday, 1 October 2019

Questions (541)

Maureen O'Sullivan


541. Deputy Maureen O'Sullivan asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport if a review or study has ever been undertaken by Dublin Bus to access the difficulties experienced by commuters in inner suburbs of the city centre with overcrowded buses, many of which originate in distant suburbs; if his attention has been drawn to the frustration for commuters when numerous busses pass by in the morning unable to stop due to being at capacity; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [39857/19]

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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 in Ireland.  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.  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