“I think it’s got a huge amount of merit,” said council official Brendan O’Brien, at a recent meeting. “This is really just something that we’re starting to contemplate.
Tag: College Green
Council Briefs: New Waste Bylaws, and Trialing Traffic Changes
Here’s some of what councillors talked about at their first full meeting of the year at City Hall.
Councillors Debate What’s Next for College Green
Many said they would support going back with a new plan to seek permission again from An Bord Pleanála.
Transport Bodies Need to Look Again at How They Model Traffic, Some Say
Problems with predictions came up time and again in the reports from An Bord Pleanála, rejecting plans for College Green.
Council Briefs: College Green, Abandoned Bikes, and More
The council expects companies to roll out stationless bikes in the city from April, and other transport news.
Some Bank Customers May Be Allowed to Drive Through College Green Plaza
“This doesn’t make any sense,” says Fine Gael Councillor Anne Feeney, who thinks that Bank of Ireland should give up its access for motor vehicles.
David: The City Needs to Press Ahead with Transport Changes
Pressure is already mounting to dispense with plans to pedestrianise College Green and create a civic plaza. That would be rash, writes a DIT transport planning lecturer.
David: So Where Will All the City-Centre Traffic Go?
Some fear that changes on the quays and elsewhere will reroute heavy traffic into residential areas. Actually, the traffic will likely just “evaporate”, writes DIT lecturer David O’Connor.
David: What to Watch for in New Era of City Centre Transport
The council has begun to tweak traffic signals. The Luas should be testing ghost trains soon. And an iconic public space is finally being designed.
Council Briefs: The Obamas, Fire Brigade, and College Green Railings
Here’s some of what was discussed when councillors met for their monthly meeting on Monday 6 February.