BusConnects, Postponed

The Bus Connects Team at the National Transport Authority have advised Mary that due to the current Covid-19 Emergency they intend holding a further public consultation regarding the Core Bus Corridor Projects later this year, hopefully in September 2020.  The date/timing of public consultation will be determined by the public health advice given by the…

Grangegorman access

In response to Mary’s requests, Dublin City Council has approved the installation of a pedestrian crossing on the North Circular Road to facilitate safer pedestrian access to the Grangegorman campus.  It is expected to be installed and operational by September 2020.

MetroLink, Albert College

The National Transport Authority recently asked for feedback on the proposal for a MetroLink intervention shaft in Albert College Park. In her submission, Mary called on the NTA to provide a MetroLink Station at Albert College instead of an intervention/ventilation shaft.  A station would have huge benefits for the surrounding area giving direct access to…

Cabra Grove Parking

Residents on Cabra Grove have raised concerns with Mary regarding access to the cul-de-sac on Cabra Grove. Emergency access in particular has being dangerously restricted due to commuter parking. Mary made representations to Dublin City Council to have double yellow lines installed.  In reply Dublin City Council has agreed to consider the introduction of additional…

Oxmantown Speeding

Following a canvass of the area, Mary made representations to Dublin City Council in respect dangerous speeding on Oxmantown Road. Dublin City Council have responded to Mary and confirmed they will undertake traffic calming works to address the issue. You can read the correspondence HERE. Specifically they have committed to encourage less speeding by narrowing…

MetroLink, Albert College

The National Transport Authority is asking the public for feedback on their proposal for a MetroLink intervention shaft in Albert College Park. The deadline for submissions is March 12, 2020.    The intervention shaft is proposed because the distance between the proposed metro stations at Griffith Park and Collins Avenue is greater than maximum permitted…

BusConnects, 2nd Consultation

Mary strongly supports the provision of more efficient, reliable and affordable public bus transport in Dublin City. BusConnects is the National Transport Authorities plan to transform public bus services and cycling in Dublin City. For an overview of the BusConnects project click HERE. Mary welcomes the 2nd round of public consultation on the proposed BusConnects…

East Wall Parking

Following Mary’s representations on behalf of East Wall residents regarding parking congestion, Dublin City Council undertook studies of the area and have issued two preliminary reports. Neighbourhood Transport Scheme Phase 2 Report (Central Area): This report reviewed councillor questions and traffic requests and concluded that East Wall was suitable for a Neighbourhood Transport Scheme Assessment….

Liffey Cycle Route

Mary is a strong supporter of improved pedestrian and cycle safety in Dublin City.  The provision of a dedicated cycle route along the city quays of the Liffey was first agreed as part of the Dublin City Development Plan 2011-2017.  Since 2011 the number of people cycling in Dublin City has more than doubled. It…

Pelletstown Station

Irish Rail have awarded the construction of the new Pelletstown Station at Ashington Park to John Sisk & Sons. It is estimated that construction and commissioning of the station will take approx. 15 months. The new train station will be located between Ashtown and Broombridge on the Maynooth commuter line and is expected to serve…