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Category: Transport

  • More bus lanes to be made 24hrs

    More bus lanes to be made 24hrs

    Dublin City Council has informed me that they’re planning to increase bus lane operational hours in the area to reduce bus journey times in the evenings and weekends. Most of the bus lanes on Ballymun Road and Finglas Road are planned to be extended to 24hrs. Bus lanes on Mobhi Road and Botanic Road —…

  • 300 bike bunkers to be installed in Dublin by 2026

    300 bike bunkers to be installed in Dublin by 2026

    Dublin City Council has said that they will go to tender for a company to provide and maintain bike bunkers in Dublin city. It’s expected that procurement will begin in Q1 2024 and the target is to have 300 bike bunkers installed by 2024. This is a very important project to encourage cycling in areas…

  • Public meeting: City Centre Transport Plan

    Public meeting: City Centre Transport Plan

    In early September, Dublin City Council and the National Transport Authority published the draft Dublin City Centre Transport Plan 2023 which sets out a vision for the city and a series of measures that would result in a 40% reduction in general traffic and significant increases in walking, cycling and public transport in the city…

  • Route 99 Phoenix Park Bus

    Route 99 Phoenix Park Bus

    A new shuttle bus route through the Phoenix Park has launched. The number 99 bus will start at Parkgate Street (across the river from Heuston Station) and serve People’s Gardens, Dublin Zoo, Áras an Uachtaráin, the Papal Cross and the Phoenix Park Visitors’ Centre. The route map and the departure timetables are below: Leaving Parkgate…

  • Royal Canal draining in October

    Royal Canal draining in October

    Waterways Ireland will dredge the Royal Canal between Lock 2 and Lock 3 (between Binn’s Bridge and Glengarriff Parade) over the coming weeks. This will involve relocating the fish, draining the canal, drying the canal bed and removing the silt from the canal bed by truck. The process will begin on Wednesday 27th September and…

  • New Phoenix Park bus route launching soon

    New Phoenix Park bus route launching soon

    A new Phoenix Park bus route will be launched in a few weeks. This is something that people have been requesting for years so I’m really pleased to finally see it happen. The new number 99 bus will operate between Parkgate Street and the Phoenix Park Visitors’ Centre via Chesterfield Avenue. There will be stops…

  • Observation on illegal gate at Hamilton Gardens

    Observation on illegal gate at Hamilton Gardens

    Neasa Hourigan TD and I have made a submission to Dublin City Council regarding an illegally installed gate between Hamilton Gardens and Faussagh Avenue. The Council had already issued an enforcement notice and the owners were told to remove it. The issue was featured in the Business Post recently: Dublin City Council warns landlord to…

  • Royal Canal Greenway July 2023 update

    Royal Canal Greenway July 2023 update

    Royal Canal Greenway Phase 3 will provide 2.1 km of walking and cycling facilities between Newcomen Bridge (North Strand Road) and Cross Guns Bridge (Phibsborough Road). Construction started in February 2023 and is scheduled for completion in sections between Q1 2024 and Q2 2025. Below is a timeline of when the works are scheduled to…

  • Planning enforcement at Royal Canal Park

    Planning enforcement at Royal Canal Park

    Dublin City Council has initiated enforcement against the owners of the Watermark Building in Royal Canal Park (Ballymore) for converting this accessible parking space into commercial parking. I had submitted a planning enforcement complaint to Dublin City Council in May because it was in breach of the building’s planning permission. There’s a requirement in the…

  • Public meeting: BusConnects Swords to City Centre

    Public meeting: BusConnects Swords to City Centre

    I will host a public meeting on the BusConnects Swords to City Centre Core Bus Corridor Scheme on Monday 19th June at 8pm at the Maples House Hotel with Neasa Hourigan TD, Cllr. Janet Horner, and Cllr. Donna Cooney. The meeting will also be live-streamed on Zoom. Please click here to register to attend either…