Date:8 - 9 September 2016
In the event of a Dublin Bus strike on Thursday, 8 and Friday, 9 September 2016, UCD Estate Services are putting in place the following additional services.
Dart Shuttle Bus
The DART shuttle bus operating hours will be extended to operate between the hours 07.30 and 1800hrs, this will operate as follows:
Depart Sydney Parade from 07.30 to 13.00hrs every 30 minutes. Depart UCD (outside Veterinary Hospital) from 13.30 to 18.00hrs every 30 minutes. This service will be charged at €1 per trip.
Luas Shuttle Bus
A temporary Luas shuttle bus service will operate once per hour on Thursday and Friday only. To leave Windy Arbour Luas station at the following times: 07:30, 08:00, 8.30, 9.30, 10.30, 11.30, 12.30 and 13.30. The bus will depart from the Sports Centre Bus stop (near the roundabout) at 14.30, 15.30, 16.30, 17.30 and 18.30 – no charge for this service.
For those wishing to cycle, shower and changing facilities are available in the UCD Sports Centre and UCD O’Brien Centre for Science (H0.13).
Private Coach services
The following private coach operators serve the campus. For further information please check their websites.
Commuting by Car
As semester 1 permit parking will not yet be in operation (starts Monday 12 September), commuters may use any car park space (except the premium car park spaces), at no charge. Extra customer service stewards will be on hand on both days and the traffic calming barriers will remain open. Please be aware that as orientation and conferring ceremonies are ongoing, car parking off the N11 entrance will be severely reduced. Car parks at Roebuck, Newstead and Richview generally have more spaces available.
Car sharing opportunities are also available, please see www.carsharing.ie/ucd