The National Transport Authority have confirmed that they are looking at the possibility of increasing the amount of buses on the 25A and 25B routes.
The routes cover newer parts of Lucan which have experienced a growth of population and demand for service in recent years.
Cllr Vicki Casserly first raised the issue of capacity issues in February at the Lucan Area Committee meeting.
At that time the council said that they would be writing to Dublin Bus asking them to explore the possibility of increasing capacity at peak times before 9am.
Cllr Ruth Nolan said she has been contacted by a number of residents in the area saying that there are not enough buses to meet morning capacity.
“Between 7am and 9am, once the buses get to Woodies bridge, they’re full,” she said.
Cllr Ruth Nolan raised the issue at the March meeting two weeks ago where the council confirmed that it was still awaiting a response from Dublin Bus on the issue.
When contacted by the Gazette, the council confirmed that it was still waiting for a response from Dublin Bus but that it had also written to the NTA requesting that it reviews the issue.
In a statement, the NTA said: “The authority has received correspondence from the council regarding a review of bus routes 25a and 25b in Lucan.
“Demand for bus services on the Lucan Road corridor continues to grow and the authority, in conjunction with Dublin Bus, is currently examining options for the deployment of additional capacity at key times in the morning and evening peak periods.”


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