Clare Bus will keep its fleet on the road for the immediate future as the National Transport Authority (NTA) have committed to funding the transport provider until the end of the year.
*Clare Bus arriving into Scariff. Photograph: Martin Connolly Limerick Local Link have signed a contract with the National Transport Authority (NTA) for the transport co-ordination unit (TCU) of Clare Bus currently held by Clare Accessible Transport (CAT).
In a time where public transport is being flagged as one way to deal with climate change, one Clare man will be forced to learn how to drive resulting in an extra car on the road should a contract be signed awarding Limerick Local Link a service operated by Clare Bus for the past sixteen…
Pressure is mounting on the National Transport Authority to reverse it’s decision to award the TCU contract for Clare Bus to Limerick Local Link as opposed to Clare Accessible Transport.
A decision from the National Transport Authority (NTA) to take the contract for the county’s rural transport co-ordination unit (TCU) from Clare Accessible Transport (CAT) and award it to Limerick Local Link has been met with widespread hostility and labelled “a grave act of injustice”.