PBP Submission to Cork Metropolitan Area Transport Strategy (CMATS)

On Friday 28 June the Cork branch of People Before Profit made a submission as part of the public consultation to the Cork Metropolitan Area Transport Strategy (CMATS) as presented by the National Transport Authority (NTA). In our submission we called for significant investment and expansion of public transport and for the scrapping of public…

Cork People Before Profit call for Light Rail System

PRESS RELEASE People Before Profit are a green socialist party. The Cork branch are calling for Light Rail systems to be publicly developed in Cork and other regional cities. We are calling on Cork City and County Council to start looking into such proposals as a matter of urgency in order to help the fight…

Shane Ross’s policies will only worsen Ireland’s public transport crisis

Originally published by the Evening Echo, 16 February 2017. It has been clear for some time that the Independent TDs propping up Fine Gael in The Dáil are independent in name only. Ideologically, many of them match their Fine Gael counterparts, as is exemplified well by Minister for Transport (and former Fine Gael councillor) Shane Ross….