public transport in Dublin


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public transport in Dublin

  1. 1.      Carrying 118 million customers a year There are over 900 buses and these cover 57 million kilometers each year. They carry an average of 400,000 customers each day from Monday to Friday currently employ over 3,000 employees. Over 90 per cent of its buses is low-floor wheelchair accessible and it is expected that the full fleet will be 100% accessible by 2013.
  2. 2. LEAP Card A Leap Card is a reusable plastic smart card that can be used instead of paper tickets to pay-as-you-go for transport in Dublin. Time based tickets (e.g. a weekly or monthly ticket) will be made available. Leap Card fares are up to 11% cheaper than Dublin Bus single tickets, up to 17% cheaper than Luas singles, and up to 18% cheaper than DART and Commuter Rail singles.
  3. 3. Adult Leap Adult Leap Card Card Adult Adult Personalise Personalise d Leap Card d Leap Card Student Student Travelcard Travelcard Child Child Leap Card Leap Card under 12 under 12 Child Leap Child Leap Card 12 to Card 12 to 15 15
  4. 4. The deployment path of Fare Collection systems at Dublin Bus is summarized as follows: 1989 Electronic Ticket Machines 1990-1 Magnetic Card Readers and launch of magneticstripe tickets 1995 Auto-fare machines 2001 Trunked Radio System 2005 Replacement Electronic Ticket Machines 2008 Smart Card System and Readers 2009 Radio system upgrade 2010 AVL and Control Centre 2011 Integrated ticketing (in progress)
  5. 5. Pricing Strategies Dublin Bus - Up to 15% cheaper than single cash fares   Adult/Student Travel card Child Child (during  school hours)  From Driver Validator  Shoppers City Centre Fare € 0.55 € 0.50 € 0.50  Stages 1 – 3 € 1.40 € 0.90 € 0.70  Stages 4 – 7 € 1.90 € 0.90 € 0.70  Stages 8 – 13 € 2.10 € 1.10 € 0.70 € 1.10 € 0.70  From Validator on Right Hand Side  Over 13 Stages € 2.45
  6. 6. The advantages of Leap Card are: You pay less with a Leap card than when you pay for single fares with cash, so you’ll save yourself money. You can jump on Dublin Bus, Luas, DART and commuter rail services around Dublin when it suits you, without having to plan your journey or buy a specific ticket in advance. No more rooting around your pockets for the right change. Just pay the appropriate fare with the Travel Credit on your Leap Card! No more queuing at ticket machines for single tickets on Luas, DART and commuter rail. With the Leap Card you just Top-Up with Travel Credit and go whenever you like. You can register your Leap Card online, so if it’s lost or stolen, no one else can use it. Once you register, you can also see your card history and buy Travel Credit online.