If successful, the DCTA’s effort to stop the council from pedestrianising College Green will hurt the city centre, writes DIT transport planning lecturer David O’Connor.
Rerouting bus routes from College Green to Parliament Street would increase the number of buses passing through from 85 to 1,660 per day, according to a traffic study by Transport Insights.
Most of what was said at Monday’s launch of the College Green public consultation has been said before, but there were a few new details.
Business associations, councillors, and cycling advocates all seem happy with plans for a grand sweeping plaza that aim to transform College Green into a glorious civic space.
When College Green is reordered, where should its statues be moved to? Frank McDonald has some ideas.
On Monday, Dublin City Council saw proposals to remake College Green. If all goes to plan, the design will be up for public consultation by next month.
Just 30 years ago, city transport planners were on a completely different track.
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.