Issue 2 - 2024 200dpi

23 November 2000 Edition

Government to blame for transport chaos

23 November 2000

Fianna Fáil, the PDs and other political elements have long sought to depict taxi drivers as inefficient, self-serving and culpable for the inadequate transport service faced by commuters, especially in Dublin. It is easy for politicians to point to long taxi queues at the weekend while ignoring their own culpability for the inadequacies of public transport throughout the state. Deregulation of the taxi industry by Minister Bobby Molloy this week and the subsequent traffic chaos in Dublin was the culmination of this. Free article

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