Category Archives: Transport

Belfast’s Rapid Transit system

agendaNi reviews the current state of Belfast’s Rapid Transit system.   The Belfast Rapid Transit system is a modern bus system that will see buses transport people along priority routes from park...

Warrenpoint Port

Newry, Mourne and Down District Council explains why Warrenpoint Port is aiming to be the preferred location for the import and export of goods in and out of the island of Ireland....

The watcher of the roads

Roads enthusiast Wesley Johnston spoke to Adam Morton about his passion for road networks and his Northern Ireland roads website.   A decade ago Wesley Johnston launched the Northern Ireland Roads Site....

‘On yer bike’

Following the publication of the Department for Regional Development’s cycle strategy, agendaNi looks at how the department hopes to boost cycling’s profile in the next 25 years.   The Department for Regional...

A smarter future for motorways

Following the publication of a study commissioned by TransportNI to assess the feasibility of creating additional capacity on Northern Ireland’s motorways, Adam Morton reviews its findings.   We’ve all been there, stuck...

The coming age of electric vehicles

Graham Brennan from the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland looks at the impact of improvements in battery technology on the continuing rise of the electric vehicle.   Motor transport is a difficult...

Driving forward a culture change

Regional Development Minister Danny Kennedy talks to Peter Cheney about his aims for changing the culture of transport. Danny Kennedy’s ambitions for transport in Northern Ireland are partly drawn from the successes...

Transport in statistics

Key figures on the performance of Northern Ireland’s air, land and sea transport systems. Air transport Passenger journeys: 6.9m Passenger flights: 72,400 Cargo flights: 4,073 Public transport journeys Ulsterbus: 40.5m Metro: 26.4m...

Keeping Europe moving

A summary of the EU’s priorities for each transport sector. Greater competition and integration, allied with strong enforcement of safety rules, is the major theme across all policy areas. Aviation The liberalisation...