BusConnects Deadline

Extended Deadline Mary welcomes the fact that the deadline for the public to have their say on the proposed Dublin Area Revised Bus Network has been extended to Tuesday 10th December 2019. It is really important that Dublin City has a more reliable, efficient and affordable bus service. The NTA are proposing to introduce sixteen…

BusConnects Booklets

Local Area Information Booklets The National Transport Authority (NTA) announced revised proposals for the Dublin Area Bus network and commenced the second round of the public consultation process. Local area information booklets are currently being delivered to individual residences as well as businesses all across the Greater Dublin Area. This booklet provides information about the…

Metrolink

Mary continues to work for and represent the interests of residents and property owners along the proposed MetroLink.   Mary recently raised matters regarding the proposed intervention shaft at Albert College, the appointment of an independent expert and a 24-hour contact point. You can see the detailed response from Transport for Ireland (TII) to Mary’s…

BusConnects Revision

Mary welcomes the publication of a revised bus network redesign proposals and encourages commuters to have their say. Mary particularly welcomes the fact the NTA responded to representations from Mary and others for retention of local bus services.  The revised plans will retain local bus services for Cabra, Glasnevin, Navan Road, Drumcondra and East Wall…

BusConnects, Ballymun & Finglas CBC

On September 19th, 2019 Mary attended the Ballymun and Finglas CBC Community Forum organized by the NTA.  You can see the full presentation HERE.    There were no more than 50 people in attendance at the meeting from an area with a population of more than 10,000.  To encourage increased attendance Mary asked the NTA…

BusConnects, Blanchardstown CBC

On September 10th, 2019 Mary attended the Blanchardstown CBC Community Forum organized by the NTA.  You can see the full presentation HERE.    There was a relatively small attendance at the meeting, certainly no more than 100 people from an area with a population of more than 10,000.  Mary asked the NTA to relax their…

BusConnects, Update

The NTA advised Mary that there will be BusConnects Community Forums in respect of the following routes over the coming weeks: Blanchardstown to City Centre in the Crown Plaza Hotel, Blanchardstown on Tuesday 10th September @6.30pm. Ballymun to City Centre/Finglas to Phibsborough in The Axis Centre, Ballymun on Thursday 19th September @6.30pm. Swords to City…

Dublin City 30 km/h

Dublin City Council is considering extending the 30 km/h speed limit in the Cabra Glasnevin ward and is inviting the public to have their say.  In 2017 Dublin City Council first introduced 30 km/h speed limit as a safety initiative. The default speed limit for most roads in Dublin City is 50 km/h. Full details…

Phibsborough BusConnects

Cllr Mary Fitzpatrick offered her perspective on the latest National Transport Authority (NTA) plans for BusConnects and Phibsboro as well as calling for better consultations with local Councillors. Click HERE to read the full article in the Dublin InQuirer.

Broombridge Consulation

Mary made a submission to the Broombridge Royal Canal Public Consulation supporting the proposal to improve road safety and access on Broombridge Road and asked DCC to address the following issues in the final design: • Unrestricted commuter parking on Broombridge and Bannow Roads is a major safety hazard and inconvenience for residents on the…