Category Archives: Transport

Transport infrastructure update

  Since inheriting the portfolio in May 2016, Infrastructure Minister Chris Hazzard has overseen a series of projects to enhance transport infrastructure across the North. agendaNi outlines some of the major announcements...

Hard Brexit: Diversion in place

Freight Transport Association’s Policy and Membership Manager for Northern Ireland, Seamus Leheny, talks to David Whelan about the detrimental logistics of a hard Brexit and the lengths they are going to ensure...

Green light for interchange

  The York Street Interchange project was conceived to ease congestion at the intersection between the M1, M2 and M3 motorways to the north of Belfast city centre. agendaNi explores the current...

Road to zero

  In spite of a series of initiatives to reduce road deaths, the number of those killed in 2016 remained significantly above 2020 targets. According to the PSNI’s provisional statistics, a total...

SEM connection one-step closer

Plans to build a new much-needed North South electricity interconnector in Ireland have moved one step closer after planning permission was approved for 138km of overhead lines in the southern section. In...

BFS acquired by 3i

In a continuing European trend of infrastructure asset acquisition within the current climate of low interest rates, London-based venture investment company 3i purchased George Best Belfast City Airport at the close of...

Transport infrastructure overview

agendaNi provides an overview of some the projects the Department for Regional Development is working on that aim to improve transport and travel in Northern Ireland.   The DRD and TransportNI maintain...

Who’s who in transport

An overview of some of the key players in the transport sector in Northern Ireland.   Department for Regional Development Minister: Vacant Following the resignation of the UUP’s Newry and Armagh MLA...

Improving public transport

Following the recent publication of the Northern Ireland Audit Office’s (NIAO) report on the effectiveness of public transport in Northern Ireland, Adam Morton highlights its key findings.   The NIAO’s report on...