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…

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…

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.

BusConnects, update

Mary welcomes the clarification and release of information by the National Transport Authority (NTA) of revised proposals for public realm “enhancements” in Stoneybatter and Phibsborough associated with their proposed Blanchardstown and Ballymun bus corridors. You can review the revised proposals for Stoneybatter HERE and for Phibsborough HERE. Mary supports the provision of a more affordable,…

Stoneybatter BusConnects

Councillor Mary Fitzpatrick says the new traffic plan for Bus Connects will be devastating to residents of Stoneybatter, Oxmanstown Road and Blackhorse Avenue. Click HERE to hear what she has to say on NewsTalk.

BusConnects falls short

The National Transport Authorities (NTA) piecemeal approach to public consultation on Bus Connects and Bus Corridors is falling far short of what is required for a project of this magnitude. The proposals released in the media today are alarming for city residents and will potentially lead to massive congestion and pollution for inner city communities. …