“It would be such a retrograde step if the bunkers are culled,” says Fine Gael Councillor Ray McAdam.
Along the Grand Canal, the Council Is Moving Forward with Changes to Make It Safer to Cycle and Walk
Improvements along a 3.8km stretch from Suir Road to Leeson Street are scheduled to be done by the end of this year.
Dublin Bus Has Recorded Only 68 Conflicts Between Its Bus Drivers and People Cycling So Far This Year
Cycling advocates say this vastly understates the reality on the roads – and the need for better road designs to avoid such conflicts.
Dubliners Have Sent the Council Over 600 Ratings of City Traffic Signals, but Many Wonder If Anyone’s Listening
The council says all the feedback has been helpful, and points to changes it has made – but some users say they still feel discouraged the council doesn’t respond to their comments.
Council Briefs: Hanlon’s Corner Traffic Changes, Barrow Street Revamp, Community Grants, and More
These were some of the issues Dublin city councillors discussed at recent meetings of their South East, Central, and North Central area committees.
Some Parts of the City Are Getting Far More Money for Cycling and Walking Projects Than Others, Councillors Say
The South East Area has gotten €7,825,000 for projects within its boundaries, while the South Central Area has received €550,000, says Labour Councillor Darragh Moriarty, who drew up a tally.
Could Residents Swap Their On-Street Car-Parking Space for a Household BikeBunker?
“I understand that it’s public realm, no one owns it, and you’re paying for the privilege, but why can’t cyclists pay for the privilege as motorists can?”
Despite Spread of Shared-Bike Schemes, “Deserts” Remain in Some Parts of the City
Providers say they go where the demand is. Some councillors say if the current bike-share systems can’t serve the whole city, maybe it’s time to re-jig things.
Of 184 Bikes Stolen in Start of This Year, Six Have Been Returned to Owners, Show Garda Figures
“I feel like if it was a stolen car that was worth two grand, they would, they would try and find it,” says Hugh O’Sullivan, whose e-bike was stolen last month.
Crowd-Sourced Effort Finds Most Big Trucks Checked That Were Driving Through the City, Shouldn’t Have Been
From 2019 to 2022, people who ran HGV registration plates through the council’s permit-checker app threw up 1,013 verified infringements and 277 permits.