Article in the Irish Times today about the economic cost of traffic congestion. But there is always a social cost of this to families and to children. http://www.irishtimes.com/news/ireland/irish-news/time-lost-in-dublin-traffic-costs-economy-350m-per-year-1.3066581
The Architects Journal reports that Transport Infrastructure Ireland (TII) is recruiting an architect for a new £2 billion tram line in north Dublin. Value of the contract €500,000 https://www.architectsjournal.co.uk/competitions/competition-new-metro-north-dublin/10019157.article The original tender is here http://ted.europa.eu/udl?uri=TED:NOTICE:140224-2017:TEXT:EN:HTML&src=0 Description of the procurement: The Scheme Concept Architect will be expected to work within strict …
Metro North not scheduled to be operational till 2027. Swords BRT iced until MN route determined.
The Department of Transport has poured cold water on reports that construction of Metro North could be accelerated by two years in the upcoming mid-term review of the Government’s Capital Plan.
DELAYED INDEFINITELY. A phrase that became synonymous with post-crash Ireland …
A proposal by Fingal Social Democrats to save commuters 30 minutes on your daily commute.
Congestion at the roundabout immediately outside the Airport can be significant as can the tailback on the R132/Swords Road.
The routes around this are reasonably self explanatory. Prioritisation must be considered at all signalised junctions.
At the intersection with East Wall Road a new signalised junction will be required to allow the right turn for city bound guided buses.
Several options exist for bus traffic to pass the Point Luas stop and continue onto the reserved right of way onto East Wall Road.