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Dublin bus 2011


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Dublin bus 2011

  1. 1. North West Area Committee 21.10.11 Network Direct Process
  2. 2. Future for Bus Transport <ul><li>Priorities </li></ul><ul><li>Strategic Reform of Route Network </li></ul><ul><li>Continued strong focus on getting key bus priorities </li></ul><ul><li>Implement AVLC system to give Real Time Information on mobile, website and on-street. </li></ul><ul><li>Implement full Integrated Ticketing System </li></ul><ul><li>Improved Efficiency </li></ul><ul><li>Strong Marketing Campaigns </li></ul>
  3. 3. Background <ul><li>Deloitte Report January 2009 examined cost efficiency of Dublin Bus </li></ul><ul><li>Found Company as efficient as peers </li></ul><ul><li>Network was found to be too complex </li></ul><ul><li>List of recommendations </li></ul><ul><li>Full time Project Team set up to carry out the network review and implement revised bus network </li></ul>
  4. 4. PRINCIPLES OF NETWORK REVIEW <ul><li>Redesign network based on customer demand </li></ul><ul><li>Provide more direct services </li></ul><ul><li>Combine route legs </li></ul><ul><li>Meet unmet demand on current network </li></ul><ul><li>Provide more frequency based timetables </li></ul><ul><li>No duplicate departures </li></ul><ul><li>Develop consistent headways between departures </li></ul><ul><li>Continue to provide value for money </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>Agreed with Department of Transport and National Transport Authority </li></ul><ul><li>Part of Public Service Contract </li></ul><ul><li>Implementation must be delivered in order to meet terms of contract </li></ul>Principles
  6. 6. DATA ANALYSIS Predicting Travel Demands <ul><li>Dublin Bus has used the most up to date data available to predict travel demand </li></ul><ul><li>Most comprehensive and in-depth review of the bus network in Dublin ever conducted </li></ul>
  7. 7. Census Data Analysis <ul><li>Census Data 2006 journey to work (morning peak 7-10) </li></ul><ul><li>Travel patterns of One Million people </li></ul><ul><li>Origin/Destination patterns from above census analysed by DTO for all modes of transport </li></ul>
  8. 8. CSO 2006 Data formatted into radial corridors
  9. 9. CSO 2006 Data formatted into orbital clusters
  10. 10. Dublin Bus Data <ul><li>Existing Customer boarding patterns identified from Dublin Bus ticketing and smartcard information – up to 500,000 customer movements per day tracked </li></ul><ul><li>Modelled two way flows to develop boarding & alighting patterns </li></ul><ul><li>Journey time analysis also undertaken to ensure operation of services reflected traffic environment </li></ul><ul><li>Supplementary surveys as required </li></ul>
  11. 11. North West Changes <ul><li>19a renamed 19 and extended to Charlestown SC </li></ul><ul><li>Operates on Beneavin Road both directions </li></ul><ul><li>Improved frequency of service </li></ul><ul><li>Customer focused timetables </li></ul><ul><li>Strong position for growth and promotion </li></ul>
  12. 12. North West Changes <ul><li>Route 83 & 19 amalgamated </li></ul><ul><li>Operates Sycamore/Grove Park, Glasanaon, Tolka Estate Road and Glasnevin Hill </li></ul><ul><li>Customer focused timetables </li></ul><ul><li>Operates 10 minute peak, 15 minute daytime </li></ul><ul><li>Old 83 and 19 unsustainable in long term given passenger numbers and common route northside </li></ul><ul><li>Revised 83 places route in strong position for growth as a high frequency service </li></ul><ul><li>Now operates with low floor technology buses </li></ul>
  13. 13. North West Changes <ul><li>Route 13 & 13a amalgamated </li></ul><ul><li>Now operates full cross city via Dame St and Inchicore to Clondalkin </li></ul><ul><li>Faster journey times to City from Poppintree </li></ul><ul><li>Strong connection with Drumcondra Rail Station </li></ul><ul><li>Operates 12 minute peak and 15 minute daytime </li></ul><ul><li>Route 220 extended to Coultry and serves Deanstown/Scribblestown </li></ul><ul><li>17a serves Beaumont, Cappagh and Connolly Hospitals </li></ul><ul><li>17a also serves Blanchardstown Centre </li></ul>
  14. 14. North West Changes <ul><li>Route 4 operates every 15 minutes </li></ul><ul><li>Now operates with low floor double deck buses </li></ul><ul><li>Route 11/a/b amalgamated an operates as route 11 </li></ul><ul><li>All services now operate to Sandyford Industrial Estate </li></ul><ul><li>Route 140 to be extended to Rathmines </li></ul><ul><li>No change to northside of route </li></ul>
  15. 15. North West Changes <ul><li>Route 40/40a to be amalgamated </li></ul><ul><li>Finglas South and West will be connected with Finglas Village </li></ul><ul><li>Route 40d will serve Finglas Village </li></ul><ul><li>Faster Journey times to city </li></ul><ul><li>Significantly improved city centre penetration for Finglas </li></ul><ul><li>Full cross city service on revised 40 via O’Connell Street, Dame Street, St James Street and Ballyfermot to Liffey Valley </li></ul>