When the superstore was first granted planning permission, it came with the condition of paid parking. Now, the council says it’s okay free, and customers say charging would be unfair.
Time to End Tax Exemption for Developers Building Parking, Councillors Say
Dublin city councillors agreed to send out for public consultation a proposal to start charging development levies on both commercial and residential car parking.
In Cabra, Council Considering Making Changes to Give the 17 Shops More of a “Village Feel”
After an event that took over some parking spots last month and put in benches and tables, some shopkeepers recognised the benefits of adding seating, a council report says.
Council to Consider if People Who Drive Bigger, More Polluting Vehicles Should Pay More to Park
Dublin City Council plans to look next year at such a scheme. “It’s on the to-do list.”
Issue 78: By Emily Thomas
This month’s cover illustration was inspired by the crazy footpath parking that’s common all over the city.
In Clontarf, Council Bollards Meant to Prevent Illegal Parking Also Block Easy Access to the Bay for Kayakers
However, not everyone’s locked out of the pier and slipway: the council has given keys to the Clontarf Yacht and Boat Club to unlock and demount the bollards.
Neighbourhoods with Lovely Green Parks Grapple with Influxes of Visitors’ Cars on Sunny Days and Game Days
What are the solutions? They range, say councillors and sports clubs, from more parking enforcement to thinking about how we plan the city.
“Community Wardens” Could Tackle Littering, Dog Poo and Illegal Parking All at Once, Councillors Say
Councillors on the Central Area Committee agreed a motion that the council should pilot two such wardens, in neighbourhoods north and south of the Liffey.
Council Briefs: A New “Active Travel” Unit, More Fixed Parking Fines, and an App to Collect Opinions on Traffic Signals
These were some of the issues Dublin city councillors discussed at a recent meeting of their transport committee.
As Neighbourhood after Neighbourhood Votes Not to Introduce Paid Parking, Council Looks for Solutions
Organising votes, only for them to be rejected all the time, is a waste of resources, said the council’s parking enforcement officer at a recent meeting.