Thursday, 19 January 2023
Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport
36. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the measures he is taking to provide park-and-ride facilities to reduce traffic congestion and emissions; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [1837/23]
47. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport further to Parliamentary Question No. 11 of 10 November 2022, the progress on the roll-out of park-and-ride facilities in Galway; the details of any engagement he has had with the park-and-ride development office with regard to the Draft Park and Ride Strategy: Galway City and Environs, and in particular with a view to ensuring the delivery of park and ride on the western side of the city as a matter of urgency; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [1882/23]
I propose to take Questions Nos. 36 and 47 together.
As Minister for Transport, I have responsibility for policy and overall funding in relation to public transport. The National Transport Authority (NTA) has responsibility for the planning and development of public transport infrastructure in our cities, including the provision of Park and Ride facilities.
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.