Routes to a cheaper commute

Getting to and from work just gets dearer, but there are ways - from canny fuel shopping to discount tickets to subsidised bikes - to ease the burden, writes Emma Kennedy.

12th May, 2012
Passengers can benefit from savings of up to 17 per cent off Luas tickets with the Leap card. Photo: Fran Veale

Be it a short stroll, a longer journey on a crowded train or a mind-numbing drive through gridlock, commuting is a fact of life for thousands of people.

Just last week, the National Transport Authority announced that it had commissioned Millward Brown to conduct a survey of people's day-to-day travel and commuting behaviour. Interviews will take place in the coming months, and the information will be used to help plan Irish transport services and infrastructure...

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