A short stroll from his Ringsend office, Fine Gael Paddy McCartan talks about the rise of the left in local elections, and how he gave up his car.
Author Archives: Willy Simon
Willy Simon is Dublin Inquirer's planning and transport reporter. Want to share a comment or a tip with him? Send an email to him at email@example.com.
For Favoured Liffey Cycle Route, Some Roadblocks
While a plurality of respondents said they wanted Option 3 for the planned Liffey Cycle Route, there are challenges to making it a reality.
Living City: Is It Time To Go Denser?
As Dublin starts to build again, is it time to embrace denser living? And what might that look like in practice?
Please Accept These Transport Plans or This Could Get Awkward
Dublin City Council and the National Transport Authority want you to weigh in on important traffic changes proposed in the new City Centre Transport Study, but they really hope you’ll answer the right way.
The Furore Over Bus Tenders, Revisited
For the time being, the bus system is going to be the mainstay of Dublin’s public transport system, and there are plans afoot to try to improve it with a little competition. But will they backfire?
Is Dublin Showing Pedestrians Enough Love?
The numbers behind Dublin’s crowded-pavement problem, with an interactive map thrown in.