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Written answers

Wednesday, 11 October 2017

Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport

 
  • Aviation Industry
    11. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the measures he plans to take to protect the rights of a company's (details supplied) passengers that have been impacted by flight...
  • Bus Services
    12. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport if his attention has been drawn to the various industrial disputes in the UK in recent years involving bus workers and a company (details...
  • Road Projects Status
    13. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the status of the Bonagee link road project in County Donegal; when this project is likely to commence; and if he will make a statement on...
  • Cycling Facilities Funding
    14. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport if he will seek funding to invest in the development of the Fingal coastal cycleway to link Balbriggan to the Dublin coastal cycleway in...
  • Rail Network
    15. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport his plans to deal with the significant financial shortfall in Iarnród Éireann, especially with regard to the capital budget for...
  • Public Transport
    16. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the level of funding he requested in budget 2018 to move the metro north project forward; his views on the project; the progress to date...
  • Road Tolls
    17. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the status of his consideration of the removal of the slip road tolls in Drogheda in view of his recent visit to the site; and if he will...
  • Tourism Funding
    18. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport if he will increase the tourism marketing budget to mitigate the decline in visitor numbers from the UK; and his plans to implement a...
  • Public Transport
    19. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport his plans to increase the number of audible announcements on public transport. [41976/17]
  • Bus Éireann Services
    20. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the position regarding the recent closure of a number of Bus Éireann routes; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [42146/17]
  • Harbours and Piers
    21. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport if he will report on the planned transfer of ownership of Dún Laoghaire harbour to Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council; and if...
  • Departmental Reviews
    23. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport further to his commitment earlier in 2017 to conduct an internal review in his Department of the international legal implications of the...
  • Road Improvement Schemes
    24. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the progress on the southern distributor route, the new ring road for Athy; the work ongoing in his Department on the project; the...
  • Road Projects Status
    25. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the status of the A5; the details of his engagement with his counterparts in Northern Ireland on this project; the funding which will be...
  • Sports Funding
    27. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport if there is a cap on the amount of funding that can be provided in financial support in respect of the Rugby World Cup 2023 tournament...
  • Aviation Industry
    28. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport his views on the ongoing crisis at a company (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [42141/17]
  • Public Transport
    29. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport his plans, proposals and timeframe to provide transport infrastructure to facilitate the development of an SDZ at Clonburris, County...
  • Rail Services
    30. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the NTA's plans to consider rail prices in County Kildare for 2018; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [42148/17]
  • Capital Expenditure Programme Review
    31. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport if he will provide an overview of his submission to the mid term review of the capital plan; and his views on whether the capital budget...
  • Sports Capital Programme
    32. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the allocation provided for the 2017 sports capital programme grants; the number of applications that have been received for 2017; the...
  • Road Projects
    33. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the funding available for the completion of the Portlaoise orbital route; and if this project will be included in capital funding going...
  • Bus Services
    34. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport his views on whether the NTA's decision to tender out 10% of Dublin Bus routes to a company (details supplied) will improve bus services...
  • Road Network
    36. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport if the upgrading of the N2 road will feature on the forthcoming mid term capital review in view of statements he made on 23 February 2017...
  • Road Traffic Legislation
    37. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport if he will report on the regulation of rickshaws; when the results of the National Transport Authority's public consultation will be...
  • Airport Development Projects
    38. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport his preferred strategy and approach in facilitating the construction of a third terminal at Dublin Airport in view of ongoing concerns...
  • Public Service Obligation Services
    39. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the health and safety requirements in place for the private operator of 10% of the Dublin Bus routes; and if he will make a statement on...
  • Bus Éireann Services
    40. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport his views on whether the future of Bus Éireann following the recent crisis and closure of several routes is best served by a policy...
  • Road Projects Status
    41. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the position regarding the progress of general safety works and the appointment of design consultant for the proposed overbridge on the...
  • Community Involvement Scheme
    42. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport his plans to increase the funding allocation to Meath County Council for the community involvement scheme for the restoration and...
  • Military Aircraft
    43. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the detail of the ten permits issued by his Department for transport of munitions of war through Ireland en route to or from Kuwait and...
  • Aviation Industry
    44. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the engagements he has had with the Irish Aviation Authority and the Commission for Aviation Regulation regarding the ongoing situation...
  • Public Transport
    45. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport if his attention has been drawn to the fact that ongoing industrial unrest within the transport unions is having both operational impact...
  • Climate Change Policy
    46. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport if in co-operation with the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment he will elaborate a policy for the expansion of...
  • Rail Network Expansion
    47. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport his views on whether the decision to allow the DART underground railway order to lapse was a mistake that could ultimately waste millions...
  • Rail Services Provision
    48. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport if he will consider investing in an express train service between Wexford town and Dublin to facilitate commuting and help mitigate...
  • Tourism Industry
    49. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the way in which he plans to address the shortfall of chefs within the hospitality sector. [42149/17]
  • Road Projects Status
    50. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the position regarding the possible route the M20 Cork to Limerick may take; if his attention has been drawn to the importance of the...
  • Road Projects
    51. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport if he met a campaign group over summer 2017 in relation to the N59 in Galway; the result of the meeting; the actions he has taken to...
  • Aviation Industry
    52. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the measures his Department has taken to ensure the protection of the rights of passengers that booked flights with a company (details...
  • Public Transport Fares
    53. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport his plans to address the substantial price difference for persons travelling from Newbridge rail station compared to Sallins station just...
  • Rail Network Maintenance
    54. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the expenditure by his Department in new or improved Irish Rail rolling stock and on station extensions, including car parking facilities...
  • Tourism Industry
    55. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport his plans to re-establish CERT to ensure adequate training resources in the catering sector; and if he will make a statement on the...
  • Road Projects Status
    57. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport if he will progress the east-west link road for the local economy of east County Cavan and the surrounding areas. [42170/17]
  • Aviation Industry
    58. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport if he has had discussions with the Commission on Aviation Regulation and the IAA in regard to the potential safety implications of...
  • Bus Éireann
    59. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the position regarding implementation of the Industrial Relations Commission recommendations for Bus Éireann; and the commitments he...
  • Irish Aviation Authority
    60. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the way in which the routes tendered to a company (details supplied) will be affected by this transfer; and if he will make a statement on...
  • Olympic Council of Ireland
    61. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport if he will release funding that is being withheld by the Government to the Olympic Council of Ireland (OCI); his views on whether the OCI...
  • Question Heading
    62. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the extent to which he has identified the most strategic and urgently required arterial road replacement and improvements projects; the...
  • Sports Events
    63. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport if he will report on the meetings he held on the Rugby World Cup bid. [41383/17]
  • Public Service Obligation Services
    64. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport if he has requested increased funding to be included in budget 2018 in order to increase the subvention for public transport companies...
  • Dublin Bus
    65. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport his views on the rights of Dublin Bus workers transferring into a company (details supplied) in view of the company's track record of...
  • EU Regulations
    66. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the reason that neither a statutory instrument nor primary legislation has been introduced to give effect to EU Regulation 598/14 in...
  • Road Signage
    67. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport if a directional sign for Athy can be provided at the M7/M9 intersection to ensure that traffic travelling to Athy can exit at this...
  • Rail Network Expansion
    68. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the steps he has taken to secure financing of the electrification of the two commuter railway lines from Dublin to north Kildare; if his...
  • Driver Licences
    69. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport if the new card style drivers' licences will be used to electronically record penalty point convictions and disqualifications; the...
  • Road Projects
    70. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport if he will prioritise funding to relieve the major traffic bottleneck on the N80 in County Laois to improve connectivity from the west and...
  • Bus Services
    71. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport if his attention has been drawn to a complaint made to the Health and Safety Authority regarding alleged unsafe practice by a company...
  • Local Improvement Scheme
    72. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the status of the reintroduction of the local improvement scheme; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [41979/17]

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