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Written Answers — Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport: Road Improvement Schemes (20 Sep 2017)

Shane Ross: The improvement and maintenance of regional and local roads is the statutory responsibility of the local authority, in accordance with the provisions of Section 13 of the Roads Act 1993. Works on those roads are funded from the local authority's own resources supplemented by State road grants. The initial selection and prioritisation of works to be funded is also a matter for the local...

Written Answers — Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport: Superannuation Schemes (20 Sep 2017)

Shane Ross: I propose to take Questions Nos. 582 to 584, inclusive, together. The issue raised is a matter for CIÉ and I have forwarded the Deputy's question to the Company for direct reply. Please advise my private office if you do not receive a response within ten working days.

Written Answers — Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport: Bus Services (20 Sep 2017)

Shane Ross: The issue raised is a matter for the National Transport Authority (NTA) 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.

Written Answers — Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport: Road Projects (20 Sep 2017)

Shane Ross: As I explained to the Deputy in PQ 5361/17 ,the improvement and maintenance of regional and local roads in its area, is a statutory function of each road authority in accordance with the provisions of section 13 of the Roads Act, 1993.  Works on such roads are a matter for the relevant local authority to be funded from its own resources supplemented by State road grants.  The...

Written Answers — Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport: Noise Pollution (20 Sep 2017)

Shane Ross: EU Regulation No 598/2014 establishes rules and procedures with regard to the introduction of noise-related operating restrictions at Union airports in accordance with the Balanced Approach developed by the International Civil Aviation Organisation. Officials in my Department are currently working closely with the Office of the Attorney General determining the appropriate...

Written Answers — Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport: Road Projects Status (20 Sep 2017)

Shane Ross: I propose to take Questions Nos. 589 to 592, inclusive, together. As Minister for Transport, Tourism & Sport, I have responsibility for overall policy and funding in relation to the national roads programme.  The planning, design and implementation of individual road projects is a matter for Transport Infrastructure Ireland under the Roads Acts 1993 to 2015 in conjunction with...

Written Answers — Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport: Road Projects (20 Sep 2017)

Shane Ross: As Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport, I have responsibility for overall policy in relation to the public roads programme. Under the Roads Acts 1993 to 2015, Transport Infrastructure Ireland (TII) has responsibility for the planning and supervision of works for the construction and improvement of national road projects in conjunction with the road authorities concerned. The...

Written Answers — Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport: Road Projects (20 Sep 2017)

Shane Ross: As Minister for Transport, Tourism & Sport, I have responsibility for overall policy and funding in relation to the national roads programme.  The planning, design and implementation of individual road projects is a matter for Transport Infrastructure Ireland (TII) under the Roads Acts 1993 to 2015 in conjunction with the local authorities concerned. Within its capital...

Written Answers — Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport: Road Projects (20 Sep 2017)

Shane Ross: As Minister for Transport, Tourism & Sport, I have responsibility for overall policy and funding in relation to the national roads programme.  The planning, design and operation of individual road projects is a matter for Transport Infrastructure Ireland (TII) under the Roads Acts 1993-2015 in conjunction with the local authorities concerned. Noting the above position,...

Written Answers — Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport: Road Projects (20 Sep 2017)

Shane Ross: As Minister for Transport, Tourism & Sport, I have responsibility for overall policy and funding in relation to the national roads programme.  The planning, design and implementation of individual road projects is a matter for Transport Infrastructure Ireland (TII) under the Roads Acts 1993 to 2015 in conjunction with the local authorities concerned. Within its capital...

Written Answers — Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport: Rail Services (20 Sep 2017)

Shane Ross: I propose to take Questions Nos. 598 and 604 together. My Department's 2015 Strategic Investment Framework for Land Transport recommended the development of a new rail policy and last year the National Transport Authority (NTA) and Iarnród Éireann published the Rail Review Report 2016 on which the NTA held a public consultation. Over 300 submissions were received by...

Written Answers — Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport: Road Network (20 Sep 2017)

Shane Ross: Funding for the national, regional and local road network has been reduced significantly across the board since 2008 when funding was €2.3 billion. The funding this year is around €760 million.  The Capital Plan published in September 2015 outlined proposed transport investment priorities to 2022 and was framed by the conclusions reached in my Department's Strategic...

Written Answers — Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport: Road Network (20 Sep 2017)

Shane Ross: As Minister for Transport, Tourism & Sport, I have responsibility for overall policy and funding in relation to the national roads programme.  The planning, design and operation of individual road projects is a matter for Transport Infrastructure Ireland (TII) under the Roads Acts 1993-2015 in conjunction with the local authorities concerned. The transport element of the...

Written Answers — Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport: Rail Services Provision (20 Sep 2017)

Shane Ross: I propose to take Questions Nos. 601 and 602 together. As Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport, I have responsibility for policy and for overall funding in relation to public transport.  Iarnród Éireann operates the heavy rail network and is responsible for assessing rolling stock requirements for the heavy rail network in conjunction with the National Transport Authority....

Written Answers — Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport: Rail Services (20 Sep 2017)

Shane Ross: The issue raised is an operational matter for Iarnród Éireann in conjunction with the National Transport Authority (NTA) 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.

Written Answers — Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport: Budget 2018 (20 Sep 2017)

Shane Ross: I propose to take Questions Nos. 606 and 608 together. As part of the 2018 estimates process, my Department is currently finalising a submission to the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform outlining priorities for funding in 2018.  When my Department's allocation is confirmed, decisions will be made regarding appropriate level of funding for all programmes under my areas of...

Written Answers — Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport: Haulage Industry Regulation (20 Sep 2017)

Shane Ross: Road charging systems for Heavy Goods Vehicles have been introduced in a number of EU Member States under Directive 1999/62/EC, as modified by Directives 2002/38/EC and 2011/76/EU. These Directives set out the legal basis for charging HGVs for the use of road infrastructure and authorise Member States, if they so wish, to levy user charges, which can be time-based, for example, per day, week...

Written Answers — Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport: Road Traffic Offences (20 Sep 2017)

Shane Ross: I understand that the question relates to circumstances where a learner driver is not accompanied by a qualified driver. Learner drivers are issued with learner permits subject to certain conditions, one of which is having an accompanying qualified driver. The permit is not a licence, but a permit to drive while learning, and learners must be accompanied by a qualified driver in order to...

Written Answers — Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport: Road Projects (20 Sep 2017)

Shane Ross: As Minister I have responsibility for overall policy and funding in relation to the national roads programme, the planning, design and implementation of individual national road projects (including the N59) is a matter for Transport Infrastructure Ireland (TII) under the Roads Acts 1993-2015 in conjunction with Galway County Council. Notwithstanding the above, it is my...

Written Answers — Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport: Light Rail Projects Provision (20 Sep 2017)

Shane Ross: A transport strategy for Galway City was prepared by the National Transport Authority in partnership with Galway City Council and Galway County Council in 2016. The strategy sets out an overall framework for the development of transport infrastructure and services in Galway City and its environs over a twenty-year period. It was included in the new City Development Plan which was...

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