While the percentage of children in Dublin who walked to school fell between the 2011 to 2016 censuses, the percentage who cycled rose.
This podcast trawls through the history of the Docklands, touching on ferryboats, a cargo of dogs, and a giant pile of tripe, to answer a reader’s question about an inconvenience for city pedestrians.
Four students from the MA class at UCD’s School of Geography ran a study to find out how much reward pedestrians get in exchange for taking the risk.
For years, Mary Gleeson has been pushing the council to make her daughters’ route to school safer. But there’s one thing she hasn’t tried: starting an organisation to advocate for pedestrians in the city.
Lots of those pet peeves you have about walking around, or hanging around, in the city’s centre? The council has a new long-term plan to tackle them.
“Mark’s halfway across when The Dude takes the corner goin at least 60. Which tells Mark that The Dude either . . .” A new short story from poet, author and editor Dave Lordan.
Dublin City Council has filled its Cycling and Walking Promotion Officer position. We’re not allowed to interview her for the next few months, but here’s what we know.
Transfixed like a rabbit in headlamps by the fear of being sued for damages, engineers are still applying old thinking – as exemplified by new guardrails near St Stephen’s Green, writes Frank McDonald.
The metal guardrails that block your way when you’re trying to cross the street should be uprooted, some urban-development nerds argue.
Why doesn’t Dublin have more zebra crossings? Is it because planners here have a fundamentally pessimistic view of human behaviour?